Summer CI + UR Mentor Information

Creative Inquiry Mentors and Students

The 2022 Summer CI + UR Program is 23 May – 29 July 2022. Some students are participating in the modified dates of 23 May - 30 June.

Supply Funds for Summer CI + UR Program

Students that received supply/travel funds must spend all funds before 30 June.
Please assist the students in their purchases as soon as the award is received.

Important Dates and Information

  • 29 July –Poster Abstracts Due
  • 19 August – Links to Digital Poster Due (if applicable)
  • 23 August – 6th Annual Summer Showcase Presentations 11a.m. – 1 p.m.

Thursday Lunch Seminars

All lunch seminars are Thursdays from 12 – 1 p.m. in Watt 106.
Please arrive 5-10 minutes in advance to respect our guest speaker’s time and presence.
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26 May – Introductions, Opportunities and Resources
2 June – Finding Resources for Your Literature Review
16 June – Crafting a Good Resume
23 June – How to Write an Abstract
30 June – How to Make a Poster (Part I)
7 July – Preparing for Scholarships & Fellowships
14 July – Writing a Powerful Statement of Purpose
21 July – Grad 101- Is Grad School for me?
28 July – How to Make and Present a Poster (Part II – Bring a draft of your posters)

2022 Summer CI + UR Mentors

This summer, 72 faculty, staff and graduate mentors are supporting Clemson undergraduates in the Summer CI + UR program.

2022 Mentor Information by College:

  • College of Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences
    Troy Farmer, PhD
    Forestry and Environmental Conservation
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    Althea Hagan, PhD
    Forestry and Environmental Conservation
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    Juan Carlos Melgar Jimenez, PhD
    Plant and Environmental Sciences
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    Co-Mentors
    Crystal Smith, Forest Resources
    Sydney Lykins, Plant and Env Sciences
    Jessica Clark, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
  • College of Behavioral, Social & Health Sciences
    Marissa Shuffler, PhD
    Psychology
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    Dustin Souders, PhD
    Psychology
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    Benjamin R Stephens, PhD
    Psychology
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    Co-Mentors
    Kyle Christenson, Psychology
  • College of Business
    Erica Walker, PhD
    Department of Graphic Communications
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    Patrick Warren, PhD
    John E. Walker Department of Economics
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  • College of Engineering, Computing & Applied Sciences
    Angela Alexander, PhD
    Bioengineering
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    Delphine Dean, PhD
    Bioengineering
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    John D Desjardins, PhD
    Bioengineering
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    Heather Dunn, PhD
    Bioengineering
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    Jordon Gilmore, PhD
    Bioengineering
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    Melinda Harman, PhD
    Bioengineering
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    William Richardson, PhD
    Bioengineering
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    Eric Davis, PhD
    Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
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    Jessica Larsen, PhD
    Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
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    David Boyer, PhD
    Engineering and Science Education
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    Caye Drapcho, PhD
    Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
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    Emily Scribner, PhD
    Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
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    Lindsay Shuller-Nickles, PhD
    Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
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    Jackie Cha, PhD
    Industrial Engineering
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    Qi Luo, PhD
    Industrial Engineering
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    David Neyens, PhD
    Industrial Engineering
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    Konstantin Kornev, PhD
    Materials Science and Engineering
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    Kimberly Weirich, PhD
    Materials Science and Engineering
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    Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte, PhD
    Mechanical Engineering
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    Xiangchun Xuan, PhD
    Mechanical Engineering
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    Co-Mentors
    Abdullah Kose, Automotive Engineering
    Kharimat Lora Alatise, Bioengineering
    Jeremiah Carpenter, Bioengineering
    Cassie Gregory, Bioengineering
    Manuel Gutierrez, Bioengineering
    Alyssa Lindsey, Bioengineering
    Simeon Mckelvey, Bioengineering
    Diego Nigoa, Bioengineering
    Congyue Peng, Bioengineering
    Kelsey Watts, Bioengineering
    Snowil Lopes, Civil Engineering
    Alec Gonzales, Industrial Engineering
    Steven Huntley, Materials Science and Engineering
    Alexandre Varaschin Palaoro, Materials Science and Engineering
    Mahmud Raihan, Mechanical Engineering
  • College of Science
    Juan Baeza Migueles, PhD
    Biological Sciences
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    Sharon Bewick, PhD
    Biological Sciences
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    Richard Blob, PhD
    Biological Sciences
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    Barbara Campbell, PhD
    Biological Sciences
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    Michael Childress, PhD
    Biological Sciences
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    Matthew Turnbull, PhD
    Biological Sciences
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    Cheryl Ingram-Smith, PhD
    Genetics and Biochemistry
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    James Morris, PhD
    Genetics and Biochemistry
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    Kimberly Paul, PhD
    Genetics and Biochemistry
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    Michael Sehorn, PhD
    Genetics and Biochemistry
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    Joshua Alper, PhD
    Physics and Astronomy
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    Endre Takacs, PhD
    Physics and Astronomy
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    Leo Rebholz, PhD
    School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
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    Irina Viktorova, PhD
    School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
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    Co-Mentors
    Garrett Buzzard, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Jillian Milanes, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Joshua Saliutama, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    David Munteanu, Biological Sciences
    Elio Ortiz, Biological Sciences
    Tokea Payton, Biological Sciences
    Randi Sims, Biological Sciences
    Peng Zhang, Biological Sciences
    Nichole Giani, Microbiology
    Daniel Howard, Microbiology
  • Provost/Other
    John A Smink
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