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.
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.
The historic eclipse that will cut across the nation on Aug. 21 will give Clemson University researchers and industry collaborators a chance to study what happens when solar panels suddenly quit generating energy.
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.
Two leaders are bringing a wealth of experience in higher education and energy research to their new roles at Clemson University’s innovation campus on the banks of the Cooper River near Charleston.
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.
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.
Clemson University is part of the largest-ever U.S. delegation to Hannover Messe, the world’s foremost trade fair for industrial technology, taking place April 24-29, in Hannover, Germany. Clemson will exhibit in the Research and Technology Pavilion at the show.
Clemson University experts are leading a $6.7-million research project that could dramatically reduce energy consumption worldwide by developing industrial motors that run more efficiently.
South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance has selected Clemson University as recipient of the energy summit award for its advanced energy programs and initiatives.
Clemson University has been designated an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) in recognition of Clemson’s strong commitment to being a leader in regional economic engagement.
A growing number of advanced manufacturing companies in the Lowcountry want their professional employees to seek graduate degrees in engineering and science while they work, but the opportunity to pursue those degrees in the region has been limited.
Some of the globe’s leading experts will gather at Clemson University to exchange the latest ideas about “smart grid” technology that is opening the door to more green energy and is helping more customers generate and sell their own power.
The Clemson University Restoration Institute in North Charleston received the Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of South Carolina.