Education

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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 UNC Charlotte by training the next generation of engineers who deliver new and creative solutions for the energy industry.

Undergraduate Education


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EPIC offers an array of energy-related courses and experienced faculty within the Lee College of Engineering and Belk College of Business. We provide UNC Charlotte students with opportunities to enhance the energy education experience beyond the traditional classroom setting at both undergraduate and graduate levels. EPIC faculty supports the following groups and activities:

Expanded Co-op and Internship Programs Solar Decathlon Competition Engineers without Boarders projects
Student participation in the Leadership Academy Participation in student groups International trips
Energy related Senior Design Projects EPIC sponsored seminars Research Assistantships

Energy Concentrations


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 UNC Charlotte by training the next generation of engineers who deliver new and creative solutions for the energy industry.

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Systems Engineering

Engineering Technology

Engineering Management 

Business Administration