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.
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.
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.
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 create virtual reality training programs and help veterans integrate into the workforce as part of a $317-million plan that aims to shake the very core of U.S. textile manufacturing, remaking the industry into a high-tech business.
Nearly 600 students in 15 high schools across North Carolina are participating in a new online research program that immerses them in virtual reality to help prepare them for well-paying jobs in advanced manufacturing. Students enrolled in EducateWorkforce move through a manufacturing plant from a first-person viewpoint, similar to a video game, to learn about […]
Last spring more than 120 U.S. engineering schools pledged to educate a new generation of engineers equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society. The commitment came in the form of a letter that was presented to President Obama at the White House Science Fair. Among the signatories was Clemson’s Anand Gramopadye, […]
Virtual reality may have some of its deepest roots in the gaming community, but a growing number of experts at Clemson University and elsewhere believe the field’s biggest impact could be in the workplace.
Hundreds of students in five Greenville County schools are involved in a new program that helps lay the engineering-and-science foundation that experts say will be needed to land jobs in modern manufacturing plants.
Technical colleges across the state have begun using a new curriculum that Clemson University researchers have developed to help teach students the basic skills they need to land a job in a modern manufacturing plant.
CLEMSON — South Carolina’s advanced manufacturing and workforce development efforts took a significant step forward Tuesday when the U.S. Department of Commerce and other departments and groups awarded Clemson University more than $3.5 million to support regional economic development and advanced skills training. As part of the federal government’s Make it in America Challenge, the […]