OUR LAB NEWS HEADLINES
The ARCHER CI was featured in the 2020 edition of Decipher magazine. Students in the CI, which has been active since the fall of 2016, partner with Anderson school district 4 to design adaptive archery equipment. Check it out here!
Clemson students were featured on local news channel WYFF 4 for their contribution to Intramural wheelchair basketball. Click here to see the news clip.
Follow the link here to see Dr. John DesJardins featured in videos highlighting design and innovation on Scribble, South Carolina's Innovation Hub.
Dr. DesJardins and his programs are highlighted in the 2020 CECAS promotional video. The DEN (Design and Entrepreneurship Network) is shown briefly at the introduction, and a great picture of the 2019 Tanzanian Global Health Design group on Safari at Ngorogoro Crater National Park is shown towards the end. Click here to watch.
A team of Clemson University researchers and an Upstate businessman believe they can help make football a little safer by creating a facemask that can help reduce the severity of head injuries by increasing overall helmet protection.
Bre Przestrzelski has taken a leadership role in turning Clemson University into a campus full of innovators, entrepreneurs and designers, helping roll out programs that have brought new energy to the educational experience at all levels.
Clemson scientist Jeffrey Anker and four colleagues have been awarded a five-year, $1.57 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a novel imaging technique and dye-based sensor to detect and monitor bacterial infections on implanted medical devices.
W.C. Tennis Group Welcomes USTA to Campus
The Wheelchair Tennis Group in the DesJardins Laboratory plans to welcome the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to Clemson's campus. Along with the athletics department and College of PRTM, the W.C. Tennis Group will lead a weekend of data collection.
New Lab Equipment: Delsys Wireless EMG System
Our lab is excited for the addition of the wireless, Delsys electromyography (EMG) system! With 16 new sensors, we have the capabilities to track full body muscle activity. We are planning to utilize its capabilities to track muscle activation in stroke rehabilitation, while horseback riding, in adaptive sports, and other upcoming lab projects.
DesJardins Lab Receives Funding From Milliken Healthcare for Sports Tape Research
Current research, funded by Milliken Healthcare, is underway to evaluate the integrity of prophylactic athletic taping systems for prevention of ankle injuries. This is the second collaboration between the lab and Milliken Healthcare.
Clemson Creative Inquiry Students tackle COVID-19
See Dr. John DesJardins and a cohort of talented Clemson CECAS students aid emergency medical technicians by developing The COVER (Covering for Operations during Viral Emergency Response). Check out the video above.
DesJardins named to Hambright Professorship
“His unified commitment to creating a transcending educational and leadership experience is providing our students with the skills to not only fill the next generation of complex jobs but more importantly to create new ones,” said Dr. Anand Gramopadhye, Dean of the College of Engineering and Science.