Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

Briglio Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Jennifer Briglio, a Junior in Geology, was awarded a prestigious 2022 Goldwater Scholarship.  She is among the 417 new Goldwater Scholars selected from 1242 national nominees.  In most cases, each university may nominate only four students, making this a highly competitive national award. Jennifer is one of three Scholars selected from Clemson, which now has […]

Falta Receives Major Research Projects from ESTCP and SERDP

EEES Professor Ron Falta was recently awarded $2M by the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) for a research project entitled High Temperature Subsurface Borehole Thermal Energy Storage.  One of the main challenges facing the transition to a low carbon economy is finding ways to economically store surplus energy so that it is available when […]

NASA-funded Research Featured in ACS ES&T Engineering

The December 2021 cover of the journal ACS ES&T Engineering features research being performed by Phil Arve, a doctoral student in EEES, and his adviser, Dr. Sudeep Popat.  The title of the article is “Stabilization of Urea for Recovery from Source-Separated Urine Using Electrochemically Synthesized Hydrogen Peroxide” (ACS ES&T Engineering  2021, 1, 12, 1642-1648).  The research focuses on stabilizing […]

Sam Holberg Wins First Place for Research Poster

Sam Holberg, a Junior in Biosystems Engineering, won a first place award in the Undergraduate Poster Competition at the 2022 Annual Conference of the Institute of Biological Engineering (IBE), held in Athens, GA from April 7-9.  Sam’s poster was entitled Development of Lanthanum-Doped Carbon Dots for Rapid Phosphorus Sensing in Environmental Water Samples.  IBE supports […]