UNC Charlotte is a public university with over 27,000 students in 80 bachelors, 64 masters, and 21 doctoral programs. The campus is located in the suburbs of one of the fastest growing U.S. cities and adjacent to a large research park. The College of Engineering has over 3,000 students and the Mechanical Engineering department has approximately 800 undergraduate and 130 graduate students.
EPIC is a university-industry partnership that meets the education and research needs for a safe, reliable, and sustainable energy future. EPIC enhances the available technical workforce, advances technology, and facilitates strategic industry-university collaboration for the global energy industry while supporting the Carolinas' economic and energy security development. EPIC is well funded in terms of facilities, faculty, chaired positions, operations, energy focused laboratories, student scholarships, educational and research programs in the order of $100M. EPIC's main sponsors are the North Carolina State Government, Duke Energy, Siemens, AREVA, Westinghouse, URS, and others.
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