The long-term future of South Carolina’s advanced manufacturing workforce is coming sharply into focus over the next month as students across the state join a competition that could win them a tour of Clemson University’s research facilities. The Clemson University Center for Advanced Manufacturing has challenged students in grades 2-7 to envision what manufacturing will […]
Representatives from some of the Upstate’s leading manufacturers gathered in Greenville on March 12 for a forum aimed at helping them reduce their energy use and costs, while increasing their environmental sustainability. The Sustainable Manufacturing Forum connected industry representatives and Clemson University students, said David Ladner, who helped organize the event and is an associate […]
Clemson University has a formidable solution to the advanced manufacturing talent shortage: the Center for Advanced Manufacturing. By partnering with industry statewide, the Clemson Center provides a sustainable way to foster long-term success for this economically important manufacturing sector, something that bodes well for the state of South Carolina and Clemson graduates.
The United States faces an urgent shortage of skilled technical workers, according to a new National Science Board report that cites a Clemson University center, CA²VES, as an example of how partnerships could be part of the solution.
Clemson University students, faculty and staff can now learn and innovate using state-of-the-art 3D printing technology alongside General Electric engineers in the new Additive Manufacturing Lab at GE Power’s Advanced Manufacturing Works facility. Unveiled at a ceremony with leaders and constituents from GE and Clemson Wednesday, the 1,000-square-foot space is Clemson’s first additive manufacturing lab housed at a corporate partner’s site.
Engineering and industry professionals attended a series of workshops in Greenville on Feb. 5 that will help shape the education and research programs that prepare students for careers in advanced manufacturing. The Cornerstone Workshops on Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and on University-Level Education Opportunities was held in the TD Gallery at the Clemson University International […]
The same technology that adds a sense of realism to video games will soon help teach students across the country about robotics in advanced manufacturing, starting in Greenville. Virtual reality is the centerpiece of a new program, TIME for Robotics, that will be created at the Clemson University Center for Workforce Development.
Top-level executives from some of South Carolina’s largest and most influential companies are coming together in Greenville on Oct. 9 for an unprecedented forum on how higher education can best partner with industry to meet the needs of advanced manufacturers.
The Department of Defense recently announced the formation of the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute, a project that brings together 123 industrial partners, 40 academic partners and 64 government and nonprofit partners. Clemson University experts will help develop the next-generation robots the institute envisions for businesses of all sizes by playing a leading role in training […]
Clemson University experts will help develop next-generation robots and play a leading role in training the workers who operate them as part of a $253-million plan that aims to fill 510,000 potential new manufacturing jobs across the country by 2025.