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Thursday July 18, 2019

As Oscar Wilde famously penned, “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” Professor J.C. “Mike” Hubbard was without doubt a man who truly lived a life that overflowed with achievement, kindness and dedication. As a lifelong educator, his academic journey began at Clemson University as a student […]

Astronauts could turn waste into hydrogen peroxide with help of Clemson University research

Monday July 15, 2019

Astronauts on deep-space missions won’t be able to run to the store for disinfectant wipes, but they may have another way of cleaning surfaces inside their spaceship, and it could involve human waste. Sudeep Popat of Clemson University is developing a way of making hydrogen peroxide for use on long-term space missions. He proposes to do it by feeding human waste to microbial fuel cells that produce hydrogen peroxide.

Tigertown Summer Bound program provides an early connection and academic success opportunity to incoming freshmen

Monday July 15, 2019

Among the many students attending classes on Clemson’s main campus this summer are 140 incoming freshmen – part of a new and innovative program called Tigertown Summer Bound (TTSB). An example of collaboration across the University, this initiative was developed by the Undergraduate Studies Office and the Office of Admissions, with many other offices actively […]

AVX fuels next generation of Clemson vehicle prototyping through Deep Orange

Thursday July 11, 2019

South Carolina-based global electronic components company AVX Corporation will fuel the next chapter of Clemson University's flagship vehicle prototype program Deep Orange with new equipment and lab space at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.

New instrument gifted to COMSET, furthering Clemson’s optical fiber capabilities among the best worldwide

Wednesday July 10, 2019

As the only academic facility in the U.S. with industrial-scale capabilities to fabricate optical fiber, the Clemson University Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET) is making significant impacts in the fiber-optic industry. Now, the center’s receiving its second SG Controls MCVD lathe through an in-kind gift from Molex LLC, further positioning COMSET as one of the premiere fiber-optics facilities in the world.

Four new projects underscore strength of research environment in College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences

Tuesday July 09, 2019

Four Clemson University researchers are bringing home some of the nation’s top awards for junior faculty members, an honor that comes with new opportunities to advance technology that could lead to a more sustainable environment, robotic cars and a faster, more-secure internet.

Automotive researcher wants to help people feel more comfortable with autonomous vehicles and manufacturing robots

Tuesday July 09, 2019

Allowing a self-driving car to do the driving may sound like a good idea when you’re stuck in traffic, but actually taking your hands off the steering wheel is another thing entirely.  The discomfort that many people feel in turning over work to autonomous cars and robots in manufacturing is inspiring new research led by […]