July 2016: Top Stories from the Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences at Clemson
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March 2017: Top Stories from the Department
Dr. Martinez

Dr. Martinez’s biosensor research could help search for nuclear activity

EEES News
Hydrogeology Symposium
 

Hydrogeology Symposium to be held on April 6, 2017

This year’s annual Hydrogeology Symposium will be held at the Madren Center on April 6, 2017, with field trips on April 5 and 7, and May 4. The field trip topic this year is Geology of Dupont State Forest and the Standingstone Quadrangle, SC and NC. The keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Kamini Singha, the National Ground Water Association Darcy Lecturer, from the Colorado School of Mines. MORE>>

Solar Energy Maps
 

New maps show where to generate solar energy in South Carolina

South Carolina has more than enough land suitable to generate the large amounts of solar power that would be needed to meet goals calling for all energy to come from renewable sources by 2050, according to new research at Clemson University. “From this initial study, we’ve seen there are plenty of suitable land areas for the development of solar energy,” co-author Dr. Michael Carbajales-Dale said. “Regardless of policy, it’s very physically feasible.” MORE>>

EEES Faculty News
Dr. Freedman
 

Dr. Freedman and his team dig deep to answer questions about water safety

Inside the 11 stainless steel cylinders lined up in David Freedman’s lab at Clemson University are rock samples that were pulled from deep below the Earth’s surface and could help shed light on one of the world’s most widespread environmental challenges. The cylinders are central to the unique method Freedman and his team have developed to study whether natural processes are breaking down solvents that were released into the environment before their health hazards were fully understood. MORE>>

Dr. Molz
 

Molz represents Clemson at International Rheology Conference

Dr. Fred Molz, Research Professor and Distinguished Scientist Emeritus, was a featured speaker at the International Conference on Rheology and Fluid Mechanics in Alicante, Spain. The conference, which took place November 10-11, 2016, had the theme “Unifying Statics and Dynamics of Fluids.” MORE>>

New Staff Members
 

EEES Welcomes Two New Staff Members

Two new staff members were recently hired in the department. Briana Peele is the new Administrative Assistant in Brackett Hall, and Janet Lee is an undergraduate student services coordinator.  MORE>>

EEES Alumni News
Dr. Henderson
 

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. James Henderson

James received his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering and Science from Clemson University in May 2008. Now serving as a Project Director for the DuPont Corporate Remediation Group, based in Charlotte, NC, James is responsible for investigation and remediation at DuPont sites in Latin America. James works in close collaboration with diverse project teams and travels frequently throughout the Latin American region.  MORE>>

EEES Student News
Hubbell Lighting Scholars
 

Biosystems Engineering student among first five Hubbell Lighting scholars honored at Clemson

Junior Jennifer Hibberts was honored as one of five engineering students to receive the award from Hubbell Lighting. Each student receives $2,000, and recipients may be offered internships at the Greenville-based company.  MORE>>

University Innovation Fellow
 

Sophomore in Biosystems Engineering named University Innovation Fellow

Elena Miyasato, a sophomore majoring in biosystems engineering, was recently named as a University Innovation Fellow through a Stanford University program. Fellows advocate for lasting institutional change and create opportunities for students to engage with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity at their schools.  MORE>>

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