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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.

EEAO student team presents waste generation project to Mecklenburg county waste specialists

June 30, 2015

On June 26, 2015, EPIC's Energy and Environmental Assistance Office students, Seon-yi Han, Jake Leach and Dale Cobler presented their work to Michael Talbert, Senior Environmental Specialist with Mecklenburg County Solid Waste Division and Darren Steinhilber, Project Manager for Solid Waste, also with Mecklenburg County. The year-long study researched and analyzed the amount of waste generated during the different phases of residential housing construction to deter

The Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS) and UNC Charlotte Receive Prestigious NIST Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) Grant

June 23, 2015

CMS-UNC Charlotte Consortia Sets Course to Further Advance Manufacturing and Metrology in the U.S.

Weatherford, TX – June 23, 2015 – The Coordinate Metrology Society and UNC Charlotte today announced they have received an Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) Grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the U.S. Commerce Department. The AMTech Grant is one of 16 

New Photovoltaic Technology Research Laboratory Opens

June 23, 2015

With the purpose of teaching the science and engineering of solar energy and partnering with industry to research methods for producing more-efficient and lower-cost solar cells, the Lee College of Engineering has opened the new Photovoltaic Technology Research Laboratory.

AREVA and Siemens Symposium on EPA Cooling Water Intake 316(b) Rule (INVITE ONLY)

June 17, 2015

Invited guests are welcome to attend The 316(b) Symposium that will be hosted by the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center on Monday, July 27 at 12:00 pm until Tuesday, July 28 at 1:00 pm.

EPIC welcomes KIT graduate exchange students

June 4, 2015

On April 1, 2015, EPIC (Energy Production and Infrastructure Center) at UNC Charlotte's William States Lee College of Engineering, welcomed 11 graduate students from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Karlsruhe, Germany as they take part in a six-month research exchange program.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
27

12:00PM - 1:00PM

The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center Boardroom 1332 8700 Phillips Road Charlotte, NC 28223


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