Board approves plan to expand graduate programs in the Nieri Family Department of Construction Science and Management

The Clemson University Board of Trustees has approved a set of plans that will significantly expand the Nieri Family Department of Construction Science and Management’s graduate programs.

First, the Board voted in favor of launching a Ph.D. in Construction Science and Management, pending approval from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. Second, they approved a plan to dissolve the current Department of City Planning and Real Estate Development (CPRED) and move its two degree programs, the Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) and the Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP) over to the Nieri Family Department of Construction Science and Management.

Clemson researcher using data to find the secret of more efficient government buildings

Vivek Sharma, Assistant Professor in the Nieri Family Department of Construction Science and Management, is part of a team of public and private researchers working to build a “data warehouse” of information about federal facilities. His work, the Federal Facilities Data Analytics Research and Applications Program (FF-DARAP), will leverage state-of-the-art technology and systems to vastly increase the amount of capital project information available to the sponsors and other organizations who submit data.

Construction symposium returns stronger than ever

After having to pivot to a virtual program last year, the Sixth Annual Construction Symposium was back and in-person this fall. Hosted by the Clemson University Nieri Family Department of Construction Science and Management, the event was held on October […]

Dean’s Corner: October 2021

Dear Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Friends, We’re now well into the Fall, and it’s that time of the year again for me to visit classes, one of my all-time favorite parts of the job—seeing faculty and students doing their thing. […]

Going Strong: Sixth Annual Construction Symposium

The sixth annual Construction Industry Symposium offered by the Clemson University Nieri Family Department of Construction Science and Management (CSM) is set for October 14, 2021, in Greenville, S.C. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

‘The road to success,’ a journey from Afghanistan to Clemson

When he was asked to present the first-ever doctoral address at Clemson University, Tanin Haidary didn’t search very long for his topic. He’d pay tribute to his parents who, he said, “sacrificed their careers and everything for me and my […]

Building tomorrow’s road map, today — why Clemson’s Master of Transportation Safety Administration is a game-changer

Kim Alexander serves as the founder and chair of Clemson University’s Institute for Global Road Safety and Security and directs the first-of-its-kind Master of Transportation Safety Administration. The work of Alexander and her colleagues not only impacts the lives of those who visit their classrooms but it also makes a difference for motorists everywhere, delivering safer roads and more secure transportation systems nationwide.

Robyn Nieri named Honorary Alumna of Clemson University

The Clemson Alumni Association recently honored Robyn Twine Nieri with the designation of Honorary Alumna of Clemson University. The distinction of Honorary Alum is a special recognition intended for steadfast Tiger supporters whose “blood runs orange” but who never attended Clemson.

Bausman earns research grant to improve efficiency at SCDOT

Dennis Bausman, a Clemson University professor of construction science and management, has received a $387,000 research grant aimed at helping the South Carolina Department of Transportation streamline multimillion-dollar road and bridge projects. Since 2011, Bausman has led or participated in […]

The Nieri family builds upon Construction Science and Management’s success with Academic Cornerstone gift

Michael (’86) and Robyn Nieri are laying a foundation for student success at Clemson University. As the University’s fifth Cornerstone Partner for Athletics, they created the Nieri Family Student-Athlete Enrichment Center. Now, the Nieri legacy at Clemson will expand even further as they become the University’s fifth Academic Cornerstone Partner with a gift of $5 million to the Department of Construction Science and Management in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. It is the largest gift to both the department and the college.