• Clemson University researchers team up with fabric maker

    Scores of weaving machines created a deafening roar as a Clemson University team watched taut strands of yarn turn into neat rolls of fabric that will become outdoor furniture, convertible tops and a variety of other products. Researchers from Clemson’s industrial engineering department were visiting Glen Raven Custom Fabrics’ facility as part of an ongoing project that is helping the company operate more efficiently. more ›

  • Researchers find new ways to help computer users protect their passwords

    Computers can be fortified with firewalls and the latest anti-virus software, but even the best security programs might be for nothing if hackers can get their hands on your password. Sometimes all it takes is for a hacker to peek over your shoulder while you’re logging into an account. Some computer users make hackers’ jobs even easier by writing down passwords and sticking them to the edge of their screens. more ›

  • Safer, more efficient surgical care? There should be an app for that.

    Kevin Taaffe, Clemson University associate professor and graduate coordinator in industrial engineering, and his cross-disciplinary team of researchers are creating a smart app for clinicians and staff to give real-time information to patients, their families and hospital staff members during the entire perioperative process — a period defined as the time between patient check-in for surgery and either discharge or return to their rooms. more ›

  • Inspirational professor honored by peers

    A six-time professor of the year who has been credited with inspiring a generation of Clemson University industrial engineering students was honored this week by a professional society at its annual meeting in Chicago. Joel Greenstein, an associate professor, was named fellow by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. more ›

  • IE Welcomes Five New Faculty

    The Department of Industrial Engineering is proud to announce the appointment of five new faculty members for the 2014-2015 academic year. These faculty members will complement IE’s already talented faculty team and bring additional expertise and teaching capacity to service the growing demands. more ›

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