Clemson launches World Design Studio with universities in Egypt and China

Clemson launches World Design Studio with universities in Egypt and China

Clemson University, Ain Shams University of Egypt and Huazhong Agricultural University of China are partnering to address some of today’s most pressing environmental and cultural issues through design. While the universities have participated in joint design projects in the past, leaders from the three institutions came together on Clemson’s campus today to formalize and advance their work together through the creation of the World Design Studio. This semester, participating students from each university will research how design can deter the implications of rising sea levels in Charleston, South Carolina.
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Clemson launches World Design Studio with universities in Egypt and China

Igor Luzinov awarded Kentwool Distinguished Professorship in Natural Fibers

Igor Luzinov awarded Kentwool Distinguished Professorship in Natural Fibers

Igor Luzinov of Clemson University Monday became the first recipient of the Kentwool Distinguished Professorship in Natural Fibers, an honor named for a 176-year-old textile company that remains committed to innovation and excellence in natural fibers, specifically wool. A $250,000 gift from Kentwool in 2009 enabled Clemson to receive a matching gift from the lottery-funded SmartState program creating the endowment that made the professorship possible. Kentwool is headquartered in downtown Greenville, South Carolina, and has a 135,000-square-foot yarn production plant in Pickens County.
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Igor Luzinov awarded Kentwool Distinguished Professorship in Natural Fibers

Kyle Brinkman named chair of the department of materials science and engineering

Kyle Brinkman named chair of the department of materials science and engineering

A Clemson University alumnus who traveled the world and worked at Savannah River National Lab before returning to his alma mater as an associate professor is taking the helm of a department that plays a central role in one of the university’s research priorities. Kyle Brinkman is the new chair of the materials science and engineering department, the academic home to about 260 students and 17 faculty members. The appointment takes effect March 1.
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Kyle Brinkman named chair of the department of materials science and engineering