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Fadi Abdeljawad ensures education and research continue online in the era of social distancing

Wednesday April 01, 2020

Two mornings a week, Fadi Abdeljawad of Clemson University goes into a nook just off his kitchen, stands in front of his open laptop and teaches a mechanical engineering course to about 30 students who are scattered across the country because of the COVID-19 outbreak. One wall in the nook is covered in dry-erase paint, […]


Developing smart materials with supercomputers

Monday March 30, 2020

Ulf Schiller of Clemson University is bringing a physicist’s perspective to materials science as part of a new project that employs sophisticated supercomputing techniques to better understand complex fluids, a step toward creating new smart materials. Schiller, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering, said that his new research will focus on various combinations […]


Solving increasingly complex problems with supercomputers

Wednesday March 25, 2020

Jon Calhoun of Clemson University is leading a new project aimed at helping engineers and scientists use supercomputers to solve increasingly large problems, potentially clearing the way for new research ranging from predicting the weather to designing better airplanes. Calhoun, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, said the techniques he and his students […]


Clemson online instruction through end of spring semester; all events suspended

Thursday March 19, 2020

To the Clemson Community: These are challenging times unlike anything I have seen in more than 30 years of working in higher education. I know many of you are concerned about your health, and the health of your loved ones – we are, too. In fact, every decision we have made over the past few […]


Skills important to South Carolina economy get renewed attention during STEM Education Month

Saturday March 14, 2020

Skills that are crucial to South Carolina’s future workforce and economy will come sharply into focus today as the state kicks off its first STEM Education Month. The celebration is starting today because the date, 3/14, corresponds with the first three digits of the irrational number Pi, 3.14, and has come to be celebrated as […]


Hai Xiao to lead Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Friday March 13, 2020

A Clemson University professor who has been celebrated for bringing together colleagues for big research projects is taking the helm of the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Hai Xiao will serve as the department’s interim chair, replacing Daniel Noneaker, who recently stepped down to serve as associate dean for research in the College […]


High school students work with Clemson University researchers to stem the tide of social media hate speech

Wednesday March 11, 2020

Artificial intelligence would detect hate speech and offensive words on social media and then encourage users to reconsider their posts as part of a new system that gives two Daniel High School students a chance to work alongside Clemson University researchers. The system, HateDefender, is in its early stages, but the idea is to prevent […]