MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in South Carolina announced that the world’s most powerful wind turbine (the V164-9.5 MW) will have all testing and verification of the wind turbine’s gearbox and main bearings carried out at the university’s state-of-the-art 15 MW test bench.
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.
Students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) unveiled their newest Deep Orange concept vehicle, sponsored by the BMW Group. The 18-student team unveiled the fully-functional, drivable concept vehicle at the BMW Zentrum in Greer, South Carolina, on Saturday, Oct. 14.
Clemson University, Founders Federal Credit Union and JMI Sports announced a comprehensive seven-year partnership that expands Founders’ commitment to Clemson Athletics and Clemson University.
Clemson University’s emergency management operations and training are more technologically advanced than just a year ago – and will continue improving – courtesy of three alumni and Lexington-based Avtec Inc., the leading independent provider of pure Internet Protocol (IP) dispatch console solutions.
South Carolina’s position as a national leader in advanced materials just got a giant boost. A team of researchers from 10 universities across the state has received a $20 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) to establish a new initiative: Materials Assembly and Design Excellence in South Carolina, or MADE in SC.
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.
Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), through its management and operating company Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, is funding scholarships for up to 18 Clemson University students through its University Scholars Program.
Private gifts to Clemson University and IPTAY in the fiscal year ending June 30 set annual fundraising records for the university. The unprecedented $151.3 million raised this year includes $100.1 million in cash gifts, pledges and gifts-in-kind; $11.5 million in planned gifts; and $39.7 million raised by IPTAY through its annual fund to support athletics. Clemson’s second-annual Give Day contributed more than $2 million from 3,265 donors.
As the new Total Campus Marketing partner of Clemson University, JMI Sports has hired a 10-person sponsorship sales and client services team. Operating as Clemson Sports & Campus Marketing, the JMI Sports staff is working as an extension of Clemson University and Clemson Athletics to expand partnerships with corporate sponsors and enhance multimedia platforms.
Duke Energy is continuing to support two separate Clemson University summer programs for middle school girls and incoming university freshmen this year with an $85,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. Both programs are aimed at increasing diversity in the pipeline that carries talent from the classroom to the workplace.
Venture capitalist and Clemson alumnus Stuart McWhorter will serve the university as an executive-in-residence for six months beginning June 12 to assist with the creation of a strategic plan designed to drive Clemson’s efforts around entrepreneurship and economic engagement.
The Watt Family Innovation Center at Clemson University is hosting an Innovation Forum on "Disruptive Technologies: Impacts and Responses" from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 12. The event will be driven by discussions on how collaborations among universities and industries not only produce disruptive technologies, but also help to prepare for disruptions and lessen negative impacts.
Some of the automotive industry’s top experts will gather in Greenville on Tuesday and Wednesday to exchange the latest ideas on the future of transportation.
Clemson University’s bold research goals and thousands of students and professors have gained a powerful ally — analytics leader SAS. Through a new educational partnership, SAS and Clemson will provide research, software, services and funding to the university’s Watt Family Innovation Center.