Office of Research

Endowed Chairs

SC COEE logoThe General Assembly provides dollar-for-dollar state funding through the South Carolina Education Lottery to match non-state investment to support the SmartState program. The program recruits world-class faculty members to lead key research areas to stimulate South Carolina’s economy and create high-tech jobs that raise per capita income at all levels. Clemson has recruited internationally recognized scholars to its Endowed Chairs program:

CU-ICAR

Paul J. Th. Venhovens, Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering)
BMW Endowed Chair in Automotive Systems Integration

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BMW Endowed Chair in Automotive Manufacturing

Todd H. Hubing, Ph.D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Michelin Endowed Chair in Vehicle Electronic Systems Integration

Zoran Filipi, Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering)
Timken Endowed Chair in Automotive Design and Development

Optoelectronics

Eric G. Johnson, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering)
PalmettoNet Endowed Chair in Optoelectronics

Regenerative Medicine

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Hansjörg Wyss Endowed Chair in Regenerative Medicine

Supply Chain Optimization and Logistics

Scott J. Mason, Ph.D. (Industrial Engineering)
Fluor Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Optimization and Logistics