Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

Clemson Part of Major New DOE Research Thrust

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has rolled out a major new research thrust area called Energy Earthshots™. The program involves a multi-pronged approach to harness the renewable power of hydrogen, the Earth’s heat, and wind and to store that energy, making industry more efficient and eliminating net carbon emissions.  To support DOE’s Energy Earthshots™, […]

EEES Graduate Students Win Prestigious Environmental Scholarships

Laura DiGiacomo and Claire Funk were awarded scholarships from the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the Environmental Engineering & Science Foundation (EESF), respectively. EREF is a national organization with the mission to develop and evaluate new approaches to managing municipal solid waste through advances in scientific research and to provide scholarships to America’s […]

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 […]

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 […]