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Our faculty and graduate students are involved in diverse and challenging research projects, and the department has been the recipient of a number of grant awards from highly prestigious and selective national research programs.

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ECE Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Hai Xiao

Dr. Hai Xiao is taking the helm of the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to serve as the department’s interim chair.

Xiao joined Clemson in 2013 as the Samuel Lewis Bell Distinguished Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has played a leading role in helping Clemson stake a claim as a national leader in developing new technology for extreme environments. His primary research interests are in photonic and microwave sensors and instrumentation for applications in energy, intelligent infrastructure, clean environment, biomedical sensing and imaging, and national security.

Xiao has co-authored over 300 technical papers and participated in 43 research projects. He has worked on several collaborative research projects in the past 10 years, and his share of funding has come to $15 million from various sources, including federal agencies, national laboratories and private companies.