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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...

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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...

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THINKER Fellows Visit BMW

THINKER Fellows Visit BMW

Students in the THINKER program visited BMW's Plant Spartanburg this past week for tours of the Assembly and Body Shop. Spending time on the shop floor of a large automotive OEM will aid in bringing an industry focus to two ongoing THINKER projects. Plant...

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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.