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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.

Energy Inc. Summit & Energy Leadership Awards

May 1, 2015

The Charlotte Business Journal and E4 Carolinas present the 6th annual Energy Inc. Summit; an exclusive opportunity to get inside information on the future of the Carolinas as an energy hub and to connect with executives in the energy industry. Join us on Thursday, May 21 from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm at The Westin Charlotte. The suggested dress code is business attire.

Join Us: 47th North American Power Symposium (NAPS2015)

April 27, 2015

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) cordially invite you to attend the 47th North American Power Symposium (NAPS2015) on October 4 - 6, 2015.

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).

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!

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