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 once again is ranked among the top universities in the country by U.S.News & World Report. In the 2018 edition of Best Colleges Rankings, Clemson is ranked 23rd among the top public universities, the 10th year it has been ranked among the top 25 public schools.
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.
A Clemson University researcher who is creating the technology and educational programs that could give the United States an edge in the competitive world of advanced manufacturing is the new holder of an esteemed faculty position endowed by BMW, an anchor of the South Carolina economy.