The EPIC Advisory Board is a group of accomplished business leaders who are active in the energy industry. Through its insightful recommendations and expertise, the Board helps us remain focused on our mission to enhance the available technical workforce, advance technology and facilitate the strategic industry-university collaboration for the global energy industry, while supporting the Carolinas' economic and energy security development.
The EPIC Cluster Council provides leadership to the research clusters in EPIC. This council is a university-industry collaboration that identifies, promotes, publicizes and seeks funding for energy-related research and projects for EPIC. The council helps to implement the EPIC action items directed by the Industry Advisory Board towards its mission of energy related education, applied research and economic development.
EPIC Associates are faculty who are experts in the power and energy field and have committed to seek to maximize interaction among other faculty, students, staff and industry in the power and energy area. An EPIC Associate attends and takes leadership roles in EPIC activities; contributes to EPIC interdisciplinary collaborative efforts to secure external funding; joins EPIC applied research “Clusters”; serves on EPIC graduate student and center committees; collaborates on scholarly articles originating from EPIC-affiliated research; and provides advice and input to EPIC initiatives and future directions.
Members of EPIC's executive staff collaborate on various office tasks and assist faculty members, students, visitors, and industry partners to ensure fulfillment of EPIC's mission within the energy field.