2015 Scholars

Aditya Aswani, Clemson National Scholars Program

Aditya Aswani

Clemson, SC

Major:

Political Science

Minor:

Sociology & Economics

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

  • National Science Foundation-Correlates of War Project (Research Assistant)
  • The Pendulum Foreign Affairs Magazine (Editor of Online Publications)

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Intern at the Office of the Assistant Democratic Leader Congressman James Clyburn (Summer 2017)
  • Learning Sustainable Community Engagement Program at Stellenbosch University in South Africa (Study Abroad/Summer 2016)
  • EUREKA! Research under Dr. Jorge Rodriguez and Grad Student Kayla G. Wilson on Low-Cost Microfluidic Diagnostic Chips (Summer 2015)

MJ Carpenter, Clemson National Scholars Program

MJ Carpenter

Charlotte, NC

Major:

Industrial Engineering

Minor:

Business Administration

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

  • Delta Delta Delta sorority
  • Panhellenic Recruitment Counselor (Summer 2017)
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Take Note (A capella group)
  • IPTAY Student Advisory Board
  • Clemson University Guide Association
  • Calhoun Honors College Mentor
  • Greek InterVarsity

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Genesis Intern at Livingston & Haven Summer 2016: conducted testing to improve the company's line of solar products to be utilized specifically in developing countries
  • EUREKA! 2015 Summer Program: researched for 5 weeks with Dr. Christopher Kitchens on gold nanoparticles for drug delivery applications
  • Clemson Engineers for Developing Countries Fall 2015: researched ways to power refrigerators through solar energy to prevent the spoiling of medicines

Haley Meier, Clemson National Scholars Program

Haley Meier

The Woodlands, TX

Major:

Industrial Engineering

Minor:

Business Administration

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

  • Clemson Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (CUFSAE)
  • Industrial Engineering Mentorship Program
  • Clemson Makerspace 3D Printing Club
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Disney Industrial Engineering Intern (Su19)
  • BMW Manufacturing Assembly Planning Change and Launch Co-op
  • Campbell's Soup Process Improvement Intern
  • BMW Manufacturing Quality Co-op
  • Human Factors Display Design Research with Dr. S. Riggs
  • Human Performance Engineering Tennis Research with Dr. D. Shvorin, Origami Inspired Manufacturing Process Research with Dr. R. Martinez-Duarte

Jon Vogel, Clemson National Scholars Program

Jon Vogel

Tucson, AZ

Major:

Mechanical Engineering

Minor:

Business Administration

Campus Involvement and Leadership:

  • Clemson Formula SAE team suspension division leader
  • Clemson sports car club
  • Advanced jazz combo gig band
  • Running club

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:

  • Research with Dr. Srikanth Pilla at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research designing automotive composites with superior stiffness, strength and toughness
  • Study abroad at Stellenbosch University (Stellenbosch, South Africa) summer of 2016
  • Research with Dr. Srikanth Pilla implementing carbon fiber suspension components on a Formula SAE race car
  • Project Gateway member re-purposing existing automobiles from Cuba for use in the new open region of tourism in Cuba
  • Summer 2017 student intern for Palatov Motorsport (Portland, OR)
  • Palatov Motorsport crew member for 2017 Pike's Peak International Hillclimb