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Grad Students participate in orientation kicking off another year in ME

Posted on Monday August 21, 2023

Graduate Student Coordinator Irina Kharitonova hosted incoming Clemson ME Graduate Students on Friday. Director of Graduate Programs Dr. Jane Zhao […]

Clemson Mechanical Engineering Graduates Excel at Local Manufacturing Behemoth TTI

Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2023

TTi recently posted on LinkedIn congratulating the most recent group to complete their Engineering Leadership Development Program.  Among the 21, there […]

Dr. Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte receives the Senior Tenured Outstanding Teaching Award

Posted on Friday April 07, 2023

Please join ME in congratulating our own Dr. Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte on receiving the Senior Tenured Outstanding Teaching Award on recommendation […]

Michael Justice Retires

Posted on Wednesday March 29, 2023

Congratulations to Michael Justice on his retirement! Michael has with the Mechanical Engineering Department for 29 years. He's helped thousands […]

When his former Ph.D. advisor died, Joshua Bostwick stepped up to help his academic family

Posted on Thursday March 16, 2023

Dr. Josh BostwickClemson University’s Joshua Bostwick might not be related by blood to Vanessa Kern and Joshua McCraney, but he considers them siblings in […]

Gabbard and Bostwick win Gallery of Fluid Motion award

Posted on Monday November 28, 2022

Chase GabbardThe Gallery of Fluid Motion is an annual showcase of the ‘aesthetic and science of contemporary fluid mechanics`. Submissions from […]

Mechanical Engineering Mourns The Passing of Dr. Richard Miller

Posted on Thursday November 10, 2022

Richard joined Clemson in 1995 and has been in ME Department for over 23 years. Richard was also a recipient […]

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Past News & Events

Dr. Joshua Summers

Dr. Joshua Summers wins prestigious award.

Congratulations Dr. Summers on a job well done!

Harris Roberts

Why a Clemson student could be starting at quarterback – against the Tigers

A great article about one of our own!

Suyi Li

Ph.D. Student Devin Keck Works to Develop Community Center

Devin Keck is pursuing a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, but he also finds time to do some good outside the lab and classroom. The Charleston native is part of a team working to turn the recently closed Holly Springs Elementary School into a fully functioning community center.

Award Winners

Spring 2018 Awards Dinner

Clemson Mechanical Engineering hosted its annual awards dinner at the Madren Center on Monday, April 16th. Congratulations to all of the award winners.

Suyi Li

Dr. Suyi Li Featured in "Meet a Tiger"

Clemson Mechanical Engineering Professor Suyi Li was featured on the Clemson Newsstand.

Dr. Tong

Dr. Chenning Tong Invited to give plenary talk on new boundary layer theory

Clemson Mechanical Engineering Professor has been invited to give a plenary talk at the 23rd Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence on Friday, June 15th in Oklahoma City, OK.

Doug Chickarello and Hallie Stidham

Vehicle Assembly Center next big step for South Carolina's advanced manufacturing sector

Clemson Mechanical Engineering Graduate students Hallie Stidham and Doug Chickarello appear in the Greenville News

SAE Photo

Carolinas SAE Student Night - February 2018 (Greenville, SC)

On Thursday, 01 February 2018, Clemson University hosted the SAE Carolinas Student Night in collaboration with the SAE Carolina Section and Greenville Tech's Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI)

William Tao

Mechanical engineering alumnus wins award based on Ph.D. research

Congratulations are pouring in for Clemson University alumnus Xinran “William” Tao, who is receiving an award based on research he did as a Ph.D. student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Samsung Appliances

Clemson Is Helping Samsung To Innovate

Samsung partners with Clemson, University of South Carolina in home appliance innovation effort.

Tacuna Logo

Tacuna Systems Offers Scholarship

Tacuna Systems awarded a $1,000 scholarship to a female student as part of it's "Engineering Empowerment Scholarship."

Dr. Clements

December 2017 Graduation

Congratulations to our December 2017 Graduates!

James Righter

James Righter goes from Lt. Col. to Ph.D.

Former Marine Making A Difference In Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Oliver Meyers

Dr. Oliver Myers Leads The Way in New Vehicle Research

Vehicles could get ‘nerves’ that sense damage with new research


Dr. Todd Schweisinger to Leave Millions To University

A professor with a big heart wants to pay it forward

Jennifer Shaffer

Ms. Jennifer Shaffer was selected a winner of 2017 Italian Machine Tool Technology Award (IMTTA)

Mechanical Engineering student Jennifer Shaffer wins prestigious award

John Wagner

John Wagner of Clemson University named Fellow of SAE International

A mechanical engineering professor who worked for nearly a decade in the automotive industry before joining Clemson University, where he has mentored dozens of students in the last 19 years, was elected Fellow of SAE International.

Past Events Past News

Pictures from the Grad student Council Homecoming Tailgate. (MORE)

Pictures from the department kickball game. (MORE)

Pictures from the Graduate Student Welcome Back Party. (MORE)

Pictures from the August 2017 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. (MORE)

Pictures from the Spring 2017 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. (MORE)

Pictures from the Spring 2017 Graduate Reception. (MORE)

Pictures from the Fall 2016 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. (MORE)

Clemson Engineering Design Expo – Fall 2016. (MORE)

ME Graduate Poster Competition – Fall 2016. (MORE)

ME 4170/6170 Robot Competition – Spring 2016. (MORE)

Pictures from the Summer 2016 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. (MORE)

Pictures from the Spring 2016 Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony. (MORE)

Clemson Engineering Design Expo – Spring 2016. (MORE)

Pictures from the 2016 ME Honors & Awards Banquet.(MORE)

Clemson Engineering Design Expo – Fall 2015. (MORE)

ME H4150 Presentations - Fall 2015. (MORE)

ME Graduate Poster Competition – Fall 2015. (MORE)

ME 417/617 Mechatronics Course Project Demonstrations Spring 2015. (MORE)

Engineering Expo Spring 2015. (MORE)

Pictures from the 2015 ME Honors & Awards Banquet. (MORE)

Clemson Engineering Design Expo Fall 2014. (MORE)

ME H415 Presentations Fall 2014. (MORE)

ME Graduate Student Poster Competition Fall 2014. (MORE)

ME 417/617 Mechatronics Course Project Demonstrations Spring 2014. (MORE)

ME 4010 Final Presentations Spring 2014. (MORE)

CEDE Fall 2013. (MORE)

ME H415 Presentations Fall 2013. (MORE)

ME 402 Final Presentations Fall 2013. (MORE)

MEGSC Coffee Hour Fall 2013. (MORE)

ME 417/617 Mechatronics Course Project Demonstrations Spring 2013. (MORE)

ME Graduate Poster Session and Conference. (MORE)

Mechanical Engineering hosts WISE Camp (MORE)

Mechanical Engineering Students Help Out At Artisphere. (MORE)

Dr. Pataky Receives Award. (MORE)

American Heart Association, The Children’s Heart Foundation fund more than $1M in heart defect research. (MORE)

News 13 Investigates: Are cities ready for invisible drivers? (MORE)

ME Ph.D. student, Stephanie Hulsey, was selected as one of the 2016 Italian Machine Tool Technology Award (IMTTA) recipients. (MORE)

First five Hubbell Lighting scholars honored at Clemson University. (MORE)

ME Holiday Greetings. (MORE)

ME creative inquiry project featured in Tire Technology International magazine. (MORE)

ME graduate student places 2nd in AES poster competition. (MORE)

Alumni Minute Challenge. (MORE)

Michelin Teams Up With Clemson, USC to Create Sustainability Course. (MORE)

‘Relentless’ mechanical engineer receives Hitachi fellowship. (MORE)

Siemens provides Clemson with largest in-kind technology grant in university history. (MORE)

ME opens new Design Innovation Studio. (MORE)

Four faculty awarded professorships. (MORE)

ME graduate students win best paper at ASME IDETC/CIE 2016. (MORE)

ME Ph.D. alumnus, Yasha Parvini, joins the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) as an assistant professor. (MORE)

Department mourns the passing of professor Mica Grujicic. (MORE)

A paper from Dr. Jorge Rodriguez was featured on the cover of JIST. (MORE)

Researcher uses award to create WebMD of academic advising. (MORE)

Georges Fadel of Clemson University wins ASME award. (MORE)

Dr. Ethan Kung wins $296,000 in AHA and StHS grants. (MORE)

What drives the mechanical engineering passion in our students? (MORE)

Dr. Suyi Li wins $192,604 NSF grant. (MORE)

ME Ph.D. student, Behzad Sadrfaridpour, wins “Best Student Conference Paper Award”. (MORE)

Dr. Yue “Sophie” Wang wins $50,000 ARO grant. (MORE)

Dr. Huijuan Zhao is part of a team that has won a $1.4M DOE grant. (MORE)

Dr. Xin Zhao wins $272,665 NSF grant. (MORE)

Dr. Phanindra Tallapragada wins $300,000 NSF grant. (MORE)

ME welcomes three new faculty. (MORE)

ME Ph.D. graduate, Xinyu Lu, has received the Medallion of Outstanding Graduate Researcher. (MORE)

Growing crops on deep-space missions begins to move from science fiction to reality. (MORE)

Dr. Richard Figliola to serve as the acting department chair. (MORE)

ME master’s student, Neehar Kulkarni, wins best poster. (MORE)

Freight Farms is collaborating with Joshua Summers to develop a Self-Sustaining Crop Production Unit. (MORE)

Hongseok Choi receives award for efforts to link students with manufacturers. (MORE)

A paper from Dr. Richard Figliola’s research group was featured on the cover of ASAIO Journal. (MORE)

Clemson’s Mohammed Daqaq wins award for research on energy harvesters. (MORE)

Ginn family's $1M gift will support four endowments, including one in mechanical engineering. (MORE)

Yue “Sophie” Wang wins Warren H. Owen-Duke Energy Assistant Professorship of Engineering. (MORE)

SOLIDWORKS World conference 2016 – Gesture based sketching.(MORE)

New undergraduate coordinator.(MORE)

2017 U.S. News and World Report ranking.(MORE)

Circle of Design Workshop.(MORE)

ME Ph.D. student, Xinyu Lu, has won two awards.(MORE)

Prof. Martinez-Duarte elected vice president of the AES Electrophoresis Society. (MORE)

Clemson partners with Tecnologico de Monterrey to increase the competitiveness of students in a global marketplace. (MORE)

Dr. Rodrigo Martinez-Durate is one of the coordinators for the collaboration program between Clemson University and Tecnológico de Monterrey. (MORE)

Yue “Sophie” Wang of Clemson University wins top research award. (MORE)

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