Message From the Director

We are excited to share with you the summer edition of the CAMP e-newsletter. Our students and faculty continue to amaze us as they pursue the interdisciplinary research and knowledge needed to solve real-world problems. In this edition, we have highlighted just a few of their stories. I hope you enjoy reading them.

— Devon Shipp, Director of CAMP, Professor of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science

Devon Shipp

Collaborating for a Safer Community

When a crisis hits, communities often survive by coming together to share support, resources and expertise. Clarkson faculty and staff have certainly been doing their part during the pandemic by collaborating with the local healthcare system to devise solutions that enable enhanced, safer COVID-19 critical care. 

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Exploring COVID-19 Transmission

As the global community scrambles to better understand the coronavirus, researchers from Clarkson University and the Trudeau Institute have responded to a call from the NSF for proposals to investigate the spread of COVID-19. Led by Clarkson Professor Byron Erath, they will explore how the virus is transmitted through air dispelled during speech.

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Corning Incorporated Supports Research

Professor Mario Wriedt has received a grant from Corning Incorporated for his research on electrically activated molecular assemblies. With this funding, he and a team of graduate and undergraduate students will explore the rational design and synthesis of molecular assemblies.

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Excellence in Engineering

If someone is commended not once, but twice, by the country’s preeminent engineering honor society, they must be doing something right. We’re proud to say that someone is Professor Sitaraman Krishnan, who received the Tau Beta Pi Faculty Award for his work in promoting integrity and excellence in engineering.


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