Clemson University

New Clemson University research underscores importance of AI security

Clemson University is adding to its portfolio of artificial intelligence research with a new project aimed at protecting next-generation AI systems from attacks without sacrificing the systems’ performance, accuracy or complexity. The new project is led by Yingjie Lao, an assistant professor in the Holcombe Department of…


Teachers get much-deserved recognition during STEM Education Month

  Tracy Elmore said that when COVID-19 was spreading across South Carolina, she didn’t see how she would be able to sanitize the many metal pieces her students use to build robots, so she found an alternative. Elmore, a STEM teacher at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School in Kershaw…





Nature-inspired research could lead to eyeglasses that don’t fog up

Wearing orange-tinted safety glasses, Dr. Xin Zhao parted some plastic sheeting and stepped out of a darkened Clemson University clean room, followed by his Ph.D. student, Kewei Li. Li went to a computer with a purple Tiger paw on the screen and asked, “Ready?” “OK, let’s go,”…



Human-trafficking networks targeted in new research

Terry Forliti helps sex-trafficking survivors find a different life, but she knows what it’s like to be on the other side, caught in a spell of addiction, homelessness and enslavement while grasping the bars of a jail cell. Forliti, sober since 2008 and now the executive director…