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Conservators restoring a cannon raised from the USS Maine

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina — Conservators with Clemson University’s Warren Lasch Conservation Center are just weeks away from finishing their restoration of a century-old, six-inch, .30-caliber gun from the U.S. Navy battleship Maine. The gun, which weighs more than 16 tons, arrived in North Charleston from Washington, D.C., in August 2016...

Zucker Family Graduate Education Center in North Charleston now realizing its vision

NORTH CHARLESTON — Galen Helfter sits in front of two giant computer monitors in his corner office on the 14th floor of Cascade Plaza in Akron, Ohio. The 24-year-old looks out over the landscape and manages a basic, yet succinct summary of his surroundings: “I seriously can’t believe this is my office.” Next month...

Vision for Graduate Education Center Has Become a Reality

By Nick Rigas, CURI & SCE&G Energy Innovation Center Executive Director I am sitting in my office looking outside of my window trying to focus on the tasks of the day only to be captivated by a brilliant Carolina blue sky on this fall day. The sounds...

Supporting American Manufacturing at CURI

By Nick Rigas, CURI & SCE&G Energy Innovation Center Executive Director I had the good fortune last month to be invited to attend the American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Conference in Washington DC. The conference was co-hosted by the U.S....

$6.7 million grant awarded to Clemson University for energy research

Clemson University experts are leading a $6.7-million research project that could dramatically reduce energy consumption worldwide by developing industrial motors that run more efficiently. The research that Clemson is doing with TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company and...

Clements and academic, industry leaders exploring energy productivity

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Clemson University President James P. Clements is joining academic and industry leaders to explore ways to increase energy productivity as part of the Council on Competitiveness Accelerate Energy Productivity 2030 Summit, under way in Washington,...