Clemson University

Clemson University; A driving force of industry-shifting innovations

Srikanth Pilla spends his days collaborating with some of the world’s most well-known car companies. But the prolific researcher and automotive engineering professor didn’t actually drive until he was 21 years old — shortly after he’d left India and moved to the U.S. to pursue his master’s…


Clemson University; Connecting Industry with the Ideas and Workforce of the Future

Clemson University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering partners with South Carolina industry in many ways.  One very active way is in the final “capstone” undergraduate course that every senior takes.  Students must demonstrate mastery of the engineering design process by proposing solutions to real, current topics.  And where…







Clemson Connection; Simulated heart attacks link to new cardiovascular drugs?

Researchers have developed a new way of simulating heart attacks in a lab and then using the engineered tissue to screen drugs that show promise for treating patients with heart damage, according to a new article in the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering. Corresponding author Ying Mei, an…