Stories tagged with "Automotive Engineering"

  • Engineering student at work on a factory floor

    Clemson’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing: growing technology and the talent behind it for SC’s economy

    January 14, 2020

    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.

  • Yunyi Jia, right, works with a student at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.

    Yunyi Jia wins top honor for young engineering educator

    January 13, 2020

    A Clemson University automotive engineer who teaches students many of the skills they need for careers in robotics and self-driving cars is winning an award that recognizes him as one of the nation’s top young engineering educators. Yunyi Jia, an assistant professor, is receiving the Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award from SAE International. At least […]

  • This year's faculty award winners are (from left, clockwise): Chris Norfolk, Brian Malloy, Fei Peng, Srikanth Pilla, Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte, Mark Blenner and John Saylor.

    Top faculty members honored in awards ceremony

    October 4, 2019

    It’s always a special time when some of South Carolina’s brightest minds gather in one place, but an Oct. 4 ceremony just off Lake Hartwell was especially notable for the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Eight faculty members received awards and several others were recognized for tenure, promotions and other achievements. […]

  • Alireza Zarei, a Ph.D. student, competes in a poster contest.

    Students compete in ‘Insight @ BMW’ poster contest

    October 4, 2019

    Erik Antonio, a graduate student in materials science and engineering at Clemson University, won the poster contest at “Insight @ BMW,” an Automotive Circle Conference in Greenville. The contest was organized by Laine Mears, the BMW SmartState Chair in Automotive Manufacturing at Clemson University. Antonio’s poster was titled, “Solving adhesive problems in 3D printed structures.” […]

  • AVX fuels next generation of Clemson vehicle prototyping through Deep Orange

    July 11, 2019

    South Carolina-based global electronic components company AVX Corporation will fuel the next chapter of Clemson University’s flagship vehicle prototype program Deep Orange with new equipment and lab space at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.

  • The 2018-19 early-career award winners are (from left) Eric Davis, Hongxin Hu, Judson Ryckman and Yunyi Jia.

    Four new projects underscore strength of research environment in College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences

    July 9, 2019

    Four Clemson University researchers are bringing home some of the nation’s top awards for junior faculty members, an honor that comes with new opportunities to advance technology that could lead to a more sustainable environment, robotic cars and a faster, more-secure internet.

  • Yunyi Jia, right, works with a student at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.

    Automotive researcher wants to help people feel more comfortable with autonomous vehicles and manufacturing robots

    July 9, 2019

    Allowing a self-driving car to do the driving may sound like a good idea when you’re stuck in traffic, but actually taking your hands off the steering wheel is another thing entirely.  The discomfort that many people feel in turning over work to autonomous cars and robots in manufacturing is inspiring new research led by […]

  • Three men look at a tablet while standing in front of a vehicle that's in the process of being assembled.

    SeeDaten Inc., Clemson exploring augmented and mixed reality training tools for manufacturing

    June 5, 2019

    A new initiative between Clemson University and SeeDaten Inc. will allow students and faculty to explore augmented reality and mixed reality learning tools at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).

  • Black and white image of car covered with protectant cover that says DEEP ORANGE. University, Honda and Exxon logos are across the top.

    Honda R&D Americas Inc. to join Deep Orange 11 as OEM sponsor for sustainable-by-design concept vehicle

    May 15, 2019

    Honda R&D Americas, Inc. will be the co-sponsor for Deep Orange 11, a sustainability-focused concept vehicle to be conceived and designed by automotive engineering students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).

  • This year’s college level awardees posed for a photo with Dean Anand Gramopadhye after the Honors and Awards ceremony. Those standing are (left to right) Julia Ann Funk, Hailey N. Mundell, Thomas L. Randall, John Kimsey, Gramopadhye, Jake Flynn, Sakib Mahmud Khan, Gabriel S. Carillo, Sarah Baum and Sarah E. Sandler. Those seated are (left to right) Hannah Cash, Morgan Witherspoon and Alison McRory Balthaser.

    Top students lauded in awards ceremony

    April 12, 2019

    Some of the best and brightest students in the Clemson University College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences were lauded Thursday in an awards ceremony at the Madren Conference Center. Family, friends and faculty members clapped for students as they accepted Tiger paw-emblazoned plaques and then posed for photos with the college’s dean, Anand Gramopadhye. […]

  • Srikanth Pilla

    Srikanth Pilla of Clemson University named Composites Educator of the Year

    March 11, 2019

    A Clemson University professor who is helping prepare the workforce for an industry that has brought more than 9,000 jobs to South Carolina in seven years is the newest Composites Educator of the Year. Srikanth Pilla, the Jenkins Endowed Professor of Automotive Engineering and founding director of the Clemson Composites Center, plans to pick up […]

  • Outside view at night of GE Power's Advanced Manufacturing Works facility in Greenville.

    Clemson University, GE Power push advanced manufacturing forward at GE Power’s Additive Manufacturing Lab in Greenville

    February 20, 2019

    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.

  • Clemson University automotive engineers invent ‘single-shot’ manufacturing technology

    January 31, 2019

    New technology that was invented at Clemson University could help reduce the time and cost it takes to manufacture components that are composed of different materials and need to be joined together, researchers said. Even better, the process could be automated with the help of artificial intelligence, they said. Srikanth Pilla and Saeed Farahani are […]

  • Image of covered car with CU-ICAR logo

    ExxonMobil sponsors Deep Orange sustainability concept vehicle at Clemson University

    December 6, 2018

    Clemson University students are partnering with industry leaders to create sustainable solutions for the lifecycle of vehicles. Sponsored by ExxonMobil, graduate automotive engineering students in the university’s flagship Deep Orange program will develop a next-generation sustainable concept vehicle.

  • New $3-million program could help close skills gap in advanced manufacturing

    September 10, 2018

    A skills gap that could leave as many as 2 million manufacturing jobs unfilled by 2025 is one of the driving forces behind a new Clemson University program that for the first time matches graduate students with technical college students on an assembly line built for research.