FOUNDED IN 2015, the Clemson Composites Center (CCC) is a full-spectrum research, innovation and development facility with state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure in Greenville, South Carolina.
WHO WE ARE
The center’s mission is to develop, transform, and commercialize cost-effective, efficient, and sustainable technologies related to all aspects of composites and lightweighting materials design, processing, manufacturing, characterization, and testing.
Assist in the composition, development, and technical aspects of production to eliminate uncontrolled processes
Observe and test conceptual design functionality by modeling to resolve possible production issues
SHORT VOLUME PRODUCTION
Customize fabrication and tailor design to devise an efficient system to reduce overhead and push to market sooner
WHY CLEMSON COMPOSITES
Funded by the State of South Carolina, Clemson University, and private industry, the Clemson Composites Center combines deep expertise in every stage of the advanced materials development process with a modular, scalable approach utilizing state-of-the-art infrastructure.
SPECIALIZED SERVICE AND DESIGN
The 6,500 square-foot center is located in Greenville, South Carolina, and is run by full-time engineers and technicians who specialize in advanced materials and manufacturing R&D. Clemson Composites delivers a complete pathway of creating lighter, recyclable, more efficient and economically sustainable applications through interdisciplinary research, education, contract services, technology transfer, and commercial implementation phases.
Sustainability focused engineers who continual research, design, and collaborate with industry partners to deliver innovative ideas and solutions.
FOUNDING DIRECTOR, Dr. Srikanth Pilla is the Robert Patrick Jenkins endowed professor and Dean’s faculty fellow of automotive engineering at Clemson University. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and received postdoctoral training from Stanford University.
DR. SRIKANTH PILLA
In addition to private industry experience at SC Johnson and SuGanit Biorenewables, Pilla serves as a materials and manufacturing consultant to several industries including OEMs such as BMW, Honda, and Firestone, among others. He has co-authored over 100 widely cited, peer-reviewed archival publications, and his work has been cited in over 3700 research studies.
We empower our people to create. This is what makes us extraordinary.
GET IN TOUCH
Would you like to learn more about the project? Please contact us.
- Address: 575 Millennium, Blvd Greenville, SC
- Telephone : (864) 283-7100
Events: Find us at conferences and events