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The Clemson University Institute for Intelligent Materials, Systems and Environments (CU-iMSE) promotes digital and human-machine hybrid solutions as part of a paradigm shift in the design and occupation of the built environment. We participate in the design, research, and evaluation of intelligent environments, their materials and systems. iMSE aligns the university with industry, manufacturing and government partners to develop sustainable and resilient solutions for tomorrow’s problems in the built world.

 iMSE News & Events

Clemson World Research: Big Questions Need Big Data
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Internship Program at Oakridge National Lab


Recent Associate and Bachelor’s Graduates
Apply for an internship for undergraduates
Apply for an internship for a recent Associate and Bachelor’s Graduate

Funding| Limited Submission


Sponsor: NSF
2020 NSF Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC)
Anticipated Date to Be Posted: May 6, 2019
Anticipated Internal Deadline: June 17, 2019
Full Proposal Deadline: October 11, 2019

Sponsor: NSF
2020 NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
Anticipated Date to Be Posted: May 6, 2019
Anticipated Internal Deadline: July 8, 2019
Full Proposal Deadline: November 6, 2019

Sponsor: NSF
2020 NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)
Anticipated Date to Be Posted: May 6, 2019
Anticipated Internal Deadline: August 14, 2019
Full Proposal Deadline: January 1-19, 2020

News| World Design Studio


Since 2006, Clemson University Landscape Architecture faculty and students have been collaborating with international counterparts in parallel, cross-cultural, design studios focusing on community engagement and design for important heritage and development sites in the world. This studio, envisioned as the World Design Studio, includes students from four continents—Africa, North American, Asia and Europe—and is open to students worldwide. It is the first studio of its kind employing the knowledge and expertise of four Universities in developing student skills in Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

World Design Studio

Mon. Feb. 18, 9:00am-11:00am @ LEE-3 Wedge
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Brown-Bag Research Talk- Spring 2019
Poster >>
  • Mon. Feb. 4, 12:00-1:15 @ LEE-3 Wedge
    Michael Carlos Barrios Kleiss
  • Mon. Apr. 1, 12:00-1:15 @ LEE-3 Wedge
  • Dustin Albright and Dan Harding
  • Mon. Apr. 15, 12:00-1:15 @ LEE-3 Wedge
    Hala Nassar and Rob Hewiit


Brown-Bag Research Talk- Fall 2018
Poster >>
  • Mon. Oct. 29, 11:30-1:00 @ LEE-3 Wedge
    Diana Thrasher
  • Mon. Apr. 1, 11:30-1:00 @ LEE-3 Wedge
    Winifred E Newman

 National News & Events

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NEWS | Shanghai opens the world's longest 3D-printed concrete bridge. More->>

CONFERENCE | AIA Future cities beyond its excess, extremes, and appetite for the ersatz, Las Vegas is a global pioneer in design. Its ever-changing landscape is an incubator for the kind of transformation that influences architecture and design trends the world over. And with tens of millions of visitors each year, Las Vegas is boldly on display. Not just the casinos and nightlife, but the hospitals, schools, community centers, parks, apartment buildings, and art installations that are part of people’s everyday lives. This work is a testimony to how architects are designing a better future by taking on the critical challenges facing cities—and our world—today. More->>

The Wall Street Journal: Golf-Home Owners Find Themselves in a Hole> | January 13th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal Lawsuits pile up and fairways fall into disrepair as younger Americans shun golf, leaving behind homeowners who paid a premium for life on the links.
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Battle for Connected Home Seizes the Stage at CES 2019  | January 10th, 2019

Last week's CES 2019 in Las Vegas showcased efforts by Google, Amazon, and Apple to advance connected home technology platforms. The three companies are targeting the living room as a locus for such products...
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We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN | January 13th, 2019

Urgent changes needed to cut risk of extreme heat, drought, floods and poverty, says IPCC
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NYTimes: U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed | January 8th, 2019

• America’s carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, the biggest increase in eight years.
• A steep drop in coal use wasn’t enough to offset rising emissions in other parts of the economy, which grew at a strong pace last year.
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Why Your Next Home Might Not Need Any Energy at All | December 28, 2018

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