Clemson Division of Research

December 2017: Building upon our successes

Building upon our successes The end of the semester offers a great opportunity to reflect on the progress we’ve made in advancing scientific discovery and scholarship at Clemson University, while taking stock of opportunities that will help us maintain momentum into 2018 and beyond. Several opportunities will be available to you this spring through the […]

November 2017: Create. Collaborate. Impact.

Create. Collaborate. Impact. This is our motto at the Division of Research. Solutions to complex global problems require new knowledge created by collaborative, interdisciplinary teams of scientists with unique perspectives and ideas. We are building these teams at Clemson. I want to thank everyone who is engaging in collaborative research, seeking new discoveries, and working […]

October 2017: A Year of Historic Events


A Year of Historic Events This has been a historic year to remember in many respects for Clemson. In January, our football team won the NCAA Division I Football Championship, a truly remarkable accomplishment. A couple of weeks ago, the total eclipse over Clemson was another historic event; more than 50,000 people shared the eclipse […]

May 2017: A May to remember!

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Dear Colleagues, A May to remember! May was a very busy month in many respects. First, it was my pleasure to be among the stage members during commencements and the Ph.D. hooding ceremony. I enjoyed every minute of them. Congratulations to all our new graduates and to you as their mentors and educators! Then, we […]

March 2017: Celebrating CAREERs and postdocs

Celebrating CAREERs and postdocs Spring has come early to Clemson’s beautiful campus. The color is returning after the mild winter drained it briefly. The gingko trees are unfurling their fresh, chartreuse leaves; yellow dandelions are poking through the grass and at the Musser Fruit Research Center the rolling hills are bathed in the light pink […]

February 2017

Dear Colleagues, As some of you may know, I came to the United States in 1989 from Turkey to pursue graduate studies at the University of Michigan. Coming to America was an opportunity to fulfill professional and personal dreams in a country where the federal government valued science and engineering, and scholarship was apolitical. In […]

January 2017

Dear Colleagues, What a wonderful way to start 2017, with a national championship! Congrats to the football team, the coaches and all the other staff and students who made that possible. Having a national championship is meaningful in so many ways. It boosts the morale for the entire Clemson Family and gives us something to […]

December 2016

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December 2016 A gift of discovery The holiday season is one of giving, and this year I am pleased to present the gift of discovery: a new online tool that lets anyone search for potential research collaborators at Clemson by topic or name, enhancing interdisciplinary research and scholarship activities across our institution. The Research Expertise […]