The National Brick Research Center is a component of Clemson University.

Mission and Vision of the Center

Mission Statement

The National Brick Research Center will advance the technology of clay brick materials and products, augment the education of ceramic and materials engineering students, and educate and serve individuals in the brick industry with a resultant increase and improved use of structural clay building products.


The vision for The Center is to be a key component in the economic success of its members through its influence on the manufacturing and use of brick and other structural clay building products.