The visionary who gave rise to Clemson University’s Restoration Institute (CURI) in North Charleston has been named associate vice president for Strategic Initiatives and executive director of Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville. Nikolaos “Nick” Rigas, the former executive director of CURI, will lead the 250-acre campus strategically focused on automotive and motorsports research.
The world is at the cusp of one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history. And Clemson is supplying the engineers that will help get us there.
At more than three-stories tall, the 15-megawatt wind testing dynamometer is the centerpiece of Clemson University’s SCE&G Energy Innovation Center. Made of steel and concrete, the behemoth measures more than 20 feet wide at its center, its circle shape resembling a digital giant’s eye set inside a massive base.
They say kids have engines that never stop, so it seems fitting that on Tuesday, more than 200 Upstate middle and high schoolers will get to see real-life race cars and hear from drivers and engineers at the Acura/Honda STEAM Connections Tour at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research.
A seasoned business executive and Clemson alumnus with more than 20 years of experience in helping foster relations and recruit corporations to the state of South Carolina, has been named Clemson University’s associate vice president for the Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives.
Clemson’s Restoration Institute; College of Engineering, Computing and Applice Sciences; and the Consulate General of Canada have joined forces to present Clemson-Canada Energy Day Monday, March 13.
The potential impact of another Hurricane Hugo on the Charleston peninsula is a frightening prospect. Economic and population booms, as well as busts, challenge the city in unique ways. These are scenarios that students in Clemson University’s new Master of Resilient Urban Design (MRUD) degree program will be asked to consider.
On Friday, Clemson University will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open its brand new $21.5 million Zucker Family Graduate Education Center, a 70,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that will help shape the future of the state’s engineering landscape for generations to come.
Though facing off against each other on the football field on Saturday, Clemson and South Carolina State University students have teamed up off the field to help make the Orangeburg campus more enjoyable for its students. Clemson University landscape architecture students are working with S.C. State students and faculty to develop a long-range master plan development strategy for S.C. State, with the main focus being designing a new student life center.
In less than two years, what began simply as an informational presentation about the ClemsonLIFE program to the university’s Board of Visitors has evolved into a grant-in-aid endowment to assist student participants and a supporting $100,000 gift from Clemson President James P. Clements and his wife, Beth.
Starting this fall semester, the new and the old will finally come together when the Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston and the Historic Preservation Program are united under one roof. The programs will unite in a new space at the Cigar Factory on East Bay Street. The new facility will be known as the Clemson Design Center.
Conservators with Clemson University have been tasked with bringing back to life yet another gun from an historic warship. Scientists with the Warren Lasch Conservation Center recently received the century-old, six-inch, 30-caliber gun from the U.S. Navy battleship Maine.
A new era of communication and collaboration between the United States and Cuba is under way, and researchers at Clemson University are in the first wave. If all works out, Clemson faculty will travel to Cuba later this year and work with local educators, planners, architects and archaeologists to study and launch a pilot project in the Valle de los Ingenios. It’s the site of one of the 57 sugar mills linked historically to Trinidad, a UNESCO World Heritage city located on the island’s Caribbean coast.
On Tuesday, the Clemson Architecture Center in Charleston and American Institute of Architects, Charleston Chapter, will hold another installment of its joint lecture series with a presentation by architect Burnette of Wendell Burnette Architects.
Clemson University has leased space in the historic, renovated 19th-century Cigar Factory on East Bay Street for its Charleston-based programs in architecture, historic preservation, Architecture+Health and landscape architecture.