Srikanth Pilla of Clemson University said that cost is the biggest barrier to using more composite materials in automotive manufacturing, but those materials could become more attractive if steel and aluminum prices rise in the wake of new tariffs.
A seasoned business executive and product-development professional has been tapped to lead the Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF).
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.
Automotive researchers, students and manufacturers will work side by side developing and learning advanced manufacturing techniques at the new Clemson Vehicle Assembly Center that was unveiled Thursday in Greenville. Part of the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) and located in the Greenville Technical College Center for Manufacturing Innovation, the real-world research space will provide innovative manufacturing solutions and highly trained engineers and technicians for industry.
Clemson University trustees Friday approved the final step in building a childcare facility to serve faculty, staff and student families among other business in their quarterly meetings on campus Feb. 8-9.
A study from a pair of Clemson University professors has concluded that natural resource-based sectors contribute $33.4 billion in economic activity annually to the South Carolina economy.
Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability on cotton and peanut crops at meetings planned by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month.
Already one of the Southeast’s premier multi-purpose livestock facilities, the T. Ed Garrison Arena is undergoing a series of upgrades to continue supporting South Carolina’s $1.2 billion livestock industry while increasing its adaptability to host a variety of new shows and events.
Samsung Electronics America Friday announced a new research and development partnership with the state of South Carolina and its two largest universities, Clemson University and the University of South Carolina. Together with the state government, Samsung will create the Palmetto Consortium for Home Appliance Innovation [PCHAI], a robust R&D program designed to catalyze innovation, foster public/private collaboration, and nurture the next generation of advanced manufacturing professionals in South Carolina.
Clemson University Thursday announced the creation of its Center for Advanced Manufacturing, which will become the centerpiece of the university’s ambitious commitment to education, research, innovation and workforce development in support of an industry sector that is vitally important to the future of South Carolina.
Clemson University expects the company of business leaders from around the world Tuesday and Wednesday at the Madren Conference Center. The Carolinas Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council/Minority Business Enterprise Summit brings together successful minority business leaders from Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina and the national and international partners they do business with: companies like BMW, Michelin, Boeing, Fluor, Denny's and many others.
About 300 students in two Greer schools are beginning to use cutting-edge educational materials to learn the skills they need to land a job in advanced manufacturing, as industry leaders seek a larger pool of highly skilled workers.
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.
Smart technology deserves smart packaging and a Clemson professor and an alumnus are combining forces to develop packaging so smart it can energize itself.