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THINKER Special Project Teams Give Final Presentations
On April 29, 2022, the two THINKER project teams gave presentations to Clemson and Greenville Technical College leaders. These presentations included lab demonstrations of the final project prototypes and one team also presented to industry partner, Magna. This was...
THINKER External Advisory Board Luncheon
On April 22, 2022, THINKER students (including the Greenville Technical College participants) and the THINKER External Advisory Board members came together for a “Getting to Know You” luncheon at One Research Drive, 4th floor atrium. This marked the first time in two...
THINKER Tour of Campbell Center Labs
The Spring 2022 THINKER cohort, including both Clemson University and Greenville Tech students, toured the Campbell Center labs on Friday, February 18, 2022. This tour included visiting both ORD and Deep Orange facilities.
THINKER Capstone Course Students Present Projects
The Spring 2021 THINKER Capstone course students presented their final project demonstrations in April 2021 to faculty and staff at Clemson University, Greenville Technical College, and Bosch Rexroth Corporation. The project teams,...
THINKER’s Very Own Dr. Laine Mears Highlighted for Contributions as Named Professor
2020 Future of Jobs Report | World Economic Forum
The latest Future of Jobs report by the World Economic Forum is out and highlights automation, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and big data as key drivers of industry throughout the global economy. These findings along with a wealth of additional information...
Dr. Laine Mears Discusses Academia’s Role in the Future of Advanced Manufacturing
Dr. Laine Mears Discusses the State of Modern Manufacturing and the Challenges Programs like THINKER Will Help Overcome
Dr. Laine Mears Provides World Leading Expertise on Smart Manufacturing
https://www.rebellionresearch.com/blog/intelligent-manufacturing-expert-professor-dr-laine-mears-clemson-s-chair THINKER PI Dr. Laine Mears was recently hosted by Rebellion Research CEO Alexander Fleiss to provide world leading expertise and insight on a range of...
Work Continues on Spring 2020 THINKER Projects
THINKER students are continuing work on two projects this semester: one focusing on an IoT implementation, and another developing sensors for verifying component connections in automotive assembly. Students in the THINKER program have the ability to collaborate with...
Ratan Tata’s Visit Inspires Students
Tata, the world-renowned industrialist, innovator, visionary and philanthropist, visited the Clemson campus to participate in President James P. Clements’ inaugural Global Leaders Forum. Several Tata Fellows had a chance to personally thank him and join other students in seeking his perspective on global impact, philanthropy, and business.
THINKER Team Get-Together
November 25th – THINKER Team get-together at Your Pie in Clemson. Faculty and students took a much-needed respite to enjoy great pizza and catch up on the latest THINKER news.
Present (right to left) were Mary Beth Kurz, Laine Mears, Josh Summers, Chelsea Spence, Brian Davenport, Chris Flathmann, Beau Schelble, Nate McNeese, and Debi Switzer.