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Seminar Series

The College of Engineering and Science ADRGS Office hosts a series of seminars and brown bag lunches each semester to discuss various funding agencies and their research needs.  When possible, these presentations are recorded for future reference by College of Engineering and Science Faculty

Fall 2014 

The Water Energy Nexus: Sustainable Solutions through Science & Engineering

Dr. Gary Amy, Clemson University
Monday, November 24th, 2014, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
ASC 118

Part I: The Water Energy Consortium (WEC)
Part II: Advances in Low-Energy Desalination, Processes & Materials

Video Presentation | Slides

Challenges & Opportunities for University Research: Thoughts and Examples

Dr. Ken Reifsnider, University of South Carolina
Monday, October 13th, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
ASC 118

Video Presentation

Strategies for Obtaining DOE Funding

Dr. Bond Calloway, Savannah River National Laboratory
Wednesday, September 10th
3:30 pm, Academic Success Center 118

Presentation Slides | Seminar Video


Spring 2014

Wednesday April 9th
Julie Martin – NSF CAREER Proposals
Dr. Martin of the Engineering Science and Education Department presents an overview of developing an NSF Career proposal.  

Thursday, March 13th
Josh Summers – Industrial research funding opportunities
Dr. Summers of the Department of Mechanical Engineering presents an overview of various industries that offer research funding. 
Powerpoint Presentation | Video Presentation

Wednesday, February 12th
Brian Powell – DOE funding opportunities
Dr. Powell of the Department of Environmental and Earth Sciences presents an overview of securing funding from the Department of Energy (DOE)
Powerpoint Presentation | Video Presentation

Wednesday, January 29th
Dan Noneaker – DOD extramural research funding programs
Dr. Noneaker of the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering presents an overview of US Department of Defense (DoD) extramural research funding programs focused on what the DoD designates as "6.1 research" (basic research). Topics include programs from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Army Research Office, and the Office of Naval Research; multiple-service programs from the Office of the Secretary of Defense; and other DoD basic research programs.
Powerpoint Presentation | Video Presentation

Friday January 24th
Hartness International Representatives - the challenges in the assembly of production systems
Representatives from Hartness International discuss the challenges of assembly production systems and the history and future of manufacturing.
Power Point Presentation | Video Presentation | Question & Answer Session


NSF Proposal Development
Several faculty and staff present an overview of the NSF proposal development process

NIH Proposal Development
Multiple Presentations offer an overview of the National Institute of Health (NIH)

New Faculty Brown Bag Lunches

All faculty are invited to attend these brown bag seminars.  Each Wednesday seminar will be held in 100A Riggs hall from 12 - 1pm.

August 27th
Dr. Arlene Stewart
Student Disability Services

September 3rd
Dr. Sheila Lishwe
Info Ed/Office of Sponsored Programs
Handout 1 | Handout 2 | Presentation Video

September 10th
Ms. Stella Garber
Tenure, Promotion, Reappointment Procedures
Presentation Video

September 17th
Dr. Sue Whorton
Academic Success Center Services
Presentation Video

September 24th
Dr. Cindy Lee
Faculty Activity System
Presentation Slides

October 15th
Ms. Jan Comfort
Presentation Video

October 22nd
Dr. Barr von Oehsen
Website | Email

October 29th
Dr. Linda Nilson
Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation (OTEI)
Website | Handout | Presentation Video

November 12th
Dr. Beth Stephan
General Engineering Program
Website | Email

November 19th
Dr. Jeff Appling
Undergraduate Studies

December 10th
Dr. John Gowdy, Dr. Randy Collins
ABET, SACS, curriculum, governance & assessment