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Division of Research

About the Division of Research


The Division of Research, led by Vice President for Research Tanju Karanfil, supports the University’s foundational mission to generate, preserve, share and apply knowledge to improve our local communities, the state and the world.

Comprised of 10 offices and four core research facilities, the Division of Research supports faculty and students in their pursuit of knowledge and works closely with University and College leadership to enhance Clemson’s status as one of the nation’s most active Carnegie R1 research institutions. Among many services, the Division supports researchers with proposal submissions, award management, project safety and compliance, industry collaboration, intellectual property protection and international research engagement.

The Division hosts an annual Research Symposium to promote interdisciplinary collaboration, and celebrates research success through the Researcher of the Year and University Research, Scholarship and Artistic Achievement programs.



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Division of Research | 230 Kappa Street, Clemson, SC 29634