Clarkson University Secures Nearly $1,000,000 in STEM Grant Funding from National Science Foundation

Clarkson is committed to providing an inclusive experience in the STEM fields. This NSF grant will fund the STEM Leadership, Equity and Advancement of Faculty program, which primarily aims to reduce bias associated with gender and other factors and support the professional advancement of female STEM faculty. 

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Artist’s rendering of the renovations and addition to Dennings Point

Clarkson’s Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries to Begin Construction on Beatrice G. Donofrio Environmental Education Complex 

The new complex, made possible through the generosity of the Donofrio family in memory of their mother, Beatrice, will support world-class STEM education and research at Clarkson’s Hudson Valley Campus.  

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Clarkson Professors Receive Robot to Continue Human-Robot Handover Interaction Research

In the future, a robot might hand you something. Professors Natasha and Sean Banerjee are interested in how you might receive it. They were one of just 30 research teams to be awarded a mobile grasp robot through a joint Facebook-Carnegie Mellon grant, which will help them research human-aware robots and robot-human interaction. 

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Clarkson University Professor Awarded St. Lawrence River Research and Education Fund Grant

Invasive species threaten the natural resources and pocketbooks of communities around the globe. Focusing on the rivers here in New York, Professor Andrew David will develop DNA barcoding that can be used to identify non-native aquatic mollusks before they become invasive. 

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