EPIC News

EPIC is a busy place! With the wide-range of work going on at EPIC, there is frequently news from our Associates about the important projects in which they are involved. And as a resource for information about innovations, trends and updates related to energy, EPIC hosts both a Fall and Spring Seminar Series with speakers who are experts in the energy field. Check back often to learn more about EPIC’s ongoing activities and other news from our center and our industry partners.

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Happy Engineers Week

Monday, February 20, 2017

APLU Declares UNC Charlotte an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Newswise — CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Feb. 7, 2017 - UNC Charlotte has a robust history of regional engagement that supports economic development, community engagement, innovation and entrepreneurship. In recognition of this strong commitment, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has designated UNC Charlotte an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University.

Professional Engineers and Surveyors Recognition

Friday, January 20, 2017

The North Carolina Board of Examiners welcomed a new set of Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. This catered evening event was for both the spring and fall 2016 licensees who successfully passed the PE or PS exam. The College of Engineering was proud to host this event for the final time at UNC Charlotte. A photo of the new PEs and PSs is below.

USDOT Awards $7.7 million to UNC Charlotte for Transportation Research

Monday, December 19, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced new grants to 32 University Transportation Centers, including $7.7 million to establish the Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE) at UNC Charlotte.

Fall 2016 Senior Design Expo

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The William States Lee College of Engineering held its fall semester Senior Design Expo on Dec. 9, 2016. Thirty teams presented their completed two-semester projects, and 50 teams presented their first-semester design-concept posters. A photo gallery of the winners and the Expo is here.

The three completed projects judged to be the best were:

UNC System Funds Two College of Engineering Research Projects

Thursday, December 1, 2016

The UNC General Administration has awarded grants totaling $1.7 million to support faculty research in areas of strategic importance to the state, including a $1.6 million and a $50,000 to the Lee College of Engineering.

2016 New Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The William States Lee College of Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is proud to announce the addition of our new faculty and staff members for 2016-17. As educators, researchers, technicians and administrators, these individuals bring a wealth of experience and training from some of the best academic institutions and companies in the world.