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Clemson, South Carolina, November 11, 2016 - Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (HTA) has awarded $20,000 to this year's recipient of the Hitachi High Technologies America Electron Microscopy Annual Fellowship, available to College of Engineering and Science graduate students at Clemson University who use electron microscopy in their studies. HTA has pledged $100,000 over five years to the fellowship with an option to extend the program.

The fellowship is worth $20,000 to each recipient, and the money comes with no restrictions. The fellowship has extended HTA's long-standing STEM Outreach effort from K-12 to higher education.

From left to right: Dr. Tanju Karanfil, Vice President for Research, Clemson University; Dr. Richard Figliola, Department Chairman and Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University; Mr. Monsur Islam, Graduate Student, Mechanical Engineering Department, Clemson University [Hitachi EM Fellowship recipient], Mr. Phil Bryson, VP, Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.; Dr. Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Clemson University

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Pictured above from left to right: Dr. Tanju Karanfil, Vice President for Research, Clemson University; Dr. Richard Figliola, Department Chairman and Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University; Mr. Monsur Islam, Graduate Student, Mechanical Engineering Department, Clemson University [Hitachi EM Fellowship recipient], Mr. Phil Bryson, VP, Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.; Dr. Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Clemson University