Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

Celebration of Life for Dr. Tom Keinath

Remembering Tom Keinath

On May 18, 2024, more than 125 family and friends gathered at the Madren Center in Clemson to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Tom Keinath, who passed away on March 15, 2024. The service was officiated by Chris Heavner, a former pastor in Clemson and long-time friend of the Keinath family. Speakers included […]

Remembering Dr. Tom Keinath

It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the passing of one of the giants of the Environmental Engineering field, Dr. Tom Keinath.  Dr. Keinath passed away on March 15, 2024.  A news release about his legacy at Clemson University can be found on Clemson News. Suffice it to say, there are few people in […]

Karanfil Selected as Editor for Premier Journal

Tanju Karanfil

Dr. Tanju Karanfil has been selected to serve as an Editor for the journal Water Research. The invitation was extended by the journal’s Editor-in-Chief, Professor Eberhard Morgenroth, who is a professor at Eawag Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology. With a current impact factor of 13.4, Water Research is widely regarded as one […]

Vanegas Receives Global Engagement Award

In recognition of her dedication to her graduate students, Dr. Diana Vanegas received the inaugural Norsaadah Husain International Graduate Student Support Award from the Clemson University Office of Global Engagement.  Dr. Vanegas received the award at the May 9, 2023, doctoral hooding ceremony in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.  The award is presented to […]

Exploring a Novel Approach to Addressing Climate Change

As the planet continues to heat up and sea levels rise, thousands of miles of coastline are at greater and greater risk for flooding.  Professor Larry Murdoch and a team from FRx Inc., are exploring a novel way to address this growing problem.  Murdoch’s collaborators in EEES include Adjunct Professor Leonid N. Germanovich, Associate Professor […]

EEES Faculty Earn Promotions

At the end of the Spring 2023 semester, EEES received some great news:  Drs. Andrew Metcalf and Alex Pullen were promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor with tenure.  Dr. David Ladner was promoted from Associate to Full Professor. Dr. Metcalf’s teaching and research interests are in the area of air pollution and air quality, with […]

Scribner Receives Provost Award for Excellence in Teaching

EEES Lecturer Dr. Emily Scribner received one of the university’s top honors at a Spring 2023 semester ceremony hosted by Provost Bob Jones, the Junior Special Rank Outstanding Teaching Award.  Dr. Scribner was one of 26 faculty, staff and students honored with a university wide award, making this a notably high level of recognition.  She […]

Freedman Receives Earth Caretaker Award from UWGB

EEES Department Chair Dr. David L. Freedman won the 2023 Earth Caretaker Award from his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB).  The award recognizes UWGB graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professional field and are widely recognized for their career accomplishments in the areas of sustainability, environmental management, environmental policy, or […]

Nammouz Advances Opportunities for Global Engagement

Minory Nammouz profile

Clemson has made global engagement a requirement of the General Education curriculum for all undergraduate students. Finding ways to achieve engagement is a significant challenge that Dr. Minory Nammouz has embraced. Dr. Nammouz is a Principal Lecturer in EEES, working closely with the Office of Global Engagement to pilot several international engagement opportunities. Her most recent effort […]

Powell Selected for 2022 Class of ’39 Award

Each year, the Class of ’39 Award goes to one distinguished faculty member whose outstanding contributions over a five-year period have been judged by his or her peers to represent the highest achievement of service to the University, the student body and the larger community.  This year’s winner is EEES Professor Brian Powell.  Dr. Powell […]