EPIC Energy Seminar Series

During the Fall and Spring semesters, EPIC presents an Energy Seminar Series with speakers from around the region. These experts share valuable information and their insight into trends and news that is related to energy. Seminars are free and are open to students, faculty, industry partners and friends of EPIC.  Brown bag lunches are welcome. Driving directions and parking information can be found under Directions.

Many past presentations were recorded. Click here for a complete list.

Spring 2017


Speaker Affiliation Date Presentation
Warren Weeks President
Director, Innovation & Technology
Hubbell Lighting  

Energy Saving Impact of Solid-State Lighting

Dr. Martin Koerdel

Head of Research Group,
Siemens Corporation


The Roles and Challenges of 3D Metrology and 3D Scanning Technology in Digital Manufacturing

Roger Shew Dept. of Earth and Oceans Sciences
UNC Wilmington

Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Energy “Debate”

David Lawrence Technology Development Manager
Emerging Technology Office, Duke Energy

Securing Distributed Autonomous Grid Systems with OpenFMB: Results of Securing a Microgrid at Duke Energy’s Mount Holly Test Laboratory

Jeff Austin

Environmental Affairs Operational Sustainability Strategy, Wells Fargo


Exploring Opportunities and Possibilities for Creative Energy Solutions In the Next Industrial Revolution

Dr. John Daniels Chair, National Ash Management Advisory Board, Professor and Chair in Absentia, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering UNC Charlotte 03/14/2017 How UNC Charlotte is Advancing the Research, Practice and Policy of Coal Ash Management




Bartosz Wojszczyk EPIC Assistant Director and Research Professor in Grid Modernization 03/28/2017

Leading Sustainable Energy Innovation in an Uncertain World

Dr. Philip Barlettsa  Micross, Program Manager 04/04/2017

Thermoelectric Materials and Devices for Energy Harvesting and Thermal Management

Randy Lucas Principal Consultant, Lucas Tax + Energy Consulting 04/11/2017

Energy Economics and Tax incentives for Starting and Running an Energy Business

Dr. Gert Goch UNC Charlotte 04/18/2017

Manufacturing Challenges in Large Wind Energy Systems

TBD   04/25/2017 TBD