Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

EEES Student wins AWWA Student Poster at ACE24

Congratulations to Hatice Yildirim  for winning first place in the student poster competition at the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) Annual Conference and Expo (ACE24), held in Denver, Colorado from June 8 to 11, 2024.  It was a wonderful showing at the national level for South Carolina! In addition, it was a great and historic week at […]

EEES Well Represented at the South Carolina Environmental Conference

EEES undergraduate and graduate students were well represented at this years’ South Carolina Environmental Conference, held in Myrtle Beach from March 10 to 13, 2024. The conference is sponsored by the South Carolina section of the American Water Works Association (SCAWWA) and the Water Environment Association of South Carolina (WEASC). The first-place graduate award presented […]

EEES Students Receive CECAS College Awards

EEES student, William Cummings, received the CECAS award for being this year’s Outstanding Senior in the School of Computing and Applied Sciences! See more about what Williams said about his engineering journey. Click on this link to see the video. EEES student, Teague McCracken, received the CECAS award for this year’s J. Wesley Davis Leadership […]

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 […]

Clemson Team Joins DOE-Funded Consortium for Nuclear Forensics

Three Clemson faculty members are part of a 16-university team of 31 scientists and engineers selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to develop the next generation of new technologies and insights in nuclear forensics.  The Consortium for Nuclear Forensics will be led by the University of Florida, with […]

Murdoch Leading New Project to Improve Enhanced Geothermal Energy

A team of researchers led by EEES Professor Larry Murdoch was recently awarded $4M by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for a project entitled A Strain Sensing Array to Characterize Deformation at the FORGE Site.  The goal of the project is to evaluate the use of strain data […]

Clemson Team Awarded PIRE Grant from the National Science Foundation

A team of researchers led by EEES Associate Professor David Ladner has been awarded a $1.5M grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project entitled Climate-Resilient Sustainable Food Production: Controlled Environment Hydroponic Agriculture with Novel Wastewater Treatment & Reuse.  This grant is the first ever received by Clemson faculty from NSF’s Partnerships for […]