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The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at UNC Charlotte serves as a state-of- the-art research center that provides education and applied research opportunities to students with energy related interests. Our industry-education partnerships unite students, faculty and industrial partners to collaborate on interdisciplinary research and learning. 

EPIC and the Lee College of Engineering have paired together to create programs, courses and energy concentrations within multiple departments that surpass technical skills and engineering. The curriculum teaches students project management, collaborative teamwork, risk analysis and leadership skills. Our facilities assist the energy industry training the next generation of engineers who deliver new and creative solutions for the energy industry.

With over 70 faculty members working in energy-related disciplines, EPIC is quickly becoming a national leader in energy research and development. Offering seven Applied Research Clusters, EPIC interdisciplinary researchers collaborate with industry and use state-of-the-art laboratories to work to solve some of today’s most difficult energy challenges.

Dr. Yamilka Baez-Rivera: The spark that powers EPIC’s Smart Grid

April 17, 2015

Brittany Davis | April 15, 2015

It’s a Friday afternoon in February and Dr. Yamilka Baez-Rivera is explaining an important requirement needed to enter the Duke Energy Smart Grid laboratory located at UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC).

EPIC Energy Seminar: “Hydrogen Locomotive - IMechE Railway Challenge"

April 17, 2015

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
EPIC Building – Room G287

 

The EPIC Energy Seminar Series strives to engage students, faculty and industry partners and to provide opportunities to learn about different aspects of the energy industry from energy experts.

 

2015 State Energy Conference on April 21 - 22

April 15, 2015

Join Us! NC State University presents the "Think and Do: Mapping a Sustainable Future for Energy in North Carolina" Energy Conference on April 21 - 22, 2015 at the McKimmon Center for Extension & Outreach in Raleigh, NC.

UNC Charlotte Earth Day on April 22

April 15, 2015

Join UNC Charlotte for the 23rd Annual Earth Day Festival on Wednesday, April 22  from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM at the College of Health and Human Services plaza. It is one of the longest running festivals at UNC Charlotte. Learn about local businesses and organizations that are helping the environment. Find out how you can help, too!  Oh, and let's celebrate mother earth!

Faculty, staff and friends help celebrate the William States Lee College of Engineering's 50th anniversary

April 15, 2015

Faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and friends were invited to help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the William States Lee College of Engineering on April 10, 2015 at the rooftop of the BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte as the Knights took on the Norfolk Orioles.

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