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Clemson Faculty SUCCEEDS

Clemson Faculty SUCCEEDS is a competitive internal funding initiative positioning interdisciplinary faculty teams to successfully compete for significant external funding ($1.5 M or more) that will enhance the stature and distinction of the University in all key areas of research, scholarship, and creative activities at Clemson University. 


Clemson Faculty SUCCEEDS provides seed grants that support leading-edge research and scholarship that capitalize on the existing intellectual capital at Clemson University. Preference is given to projects that are multi-disciplinary and inter-institutional and that advance the ClemsonForward strategic innovation clusters: Advanced Materials; Cyberinfrastructure and Big Data Science; Energy, Transportation and Advanced Manufacturing; Human Resilience; Health Innovation; and The Sustainable Environment

AY2019 Full Solicitation

2017 Clemson Faculty SUCCEEDS Award Winners

A Pilot Study to Examine the Metabolic and Epigenetic Responses to A Novel Prenatal Care Intervention

PI: Dr. Liwei Chen                  Department of Public Health Sciences

Project Team:

Dr. Feng Lou                          School of Computing

Dr. Xiaoqian Sun                    Department of Mathematical Sciences

An HPC-Backed Interactive Visualization Instrument Enabling Collaborative Computational Genomics and Virtual Reality Research

PI: Dr. Brygg Ullmer                 School of Computing

Project Team:

Dr. Alex Feltus                          Department of Genetics & Biochemistry

Dr. Larry Hodges                       School of Computing

Dr. Miriam Konkel                     Genetics & Biochemistry

Dr. Robb Andrew                       School of Computing

Dr. Todd Marek                          Watt Family Innovation Center

Novel Dietary Therapy for the Gluten Syndrome

PI: Dr. Sachin Rustgi                    Department of Plant & Environmental Sciences

Project Team:

Dr. Hong Luo                               Department of Genetics & Biochemistry

Dr. Charles Rice                           Department of Biological Sciences