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.

fall 2017/Spring 2018

Speaker Affiliation Date Presentation
Dr. Philipp Epple Professor
Coburg University  

CFD and EFD in the Design Process of Turbomachines

Ryan Kennedy CEO
ATOM Power

Solid State Switching & The Revolution in Power Distribution

Stuart Laval
Bert Taube
Howard Self

Duke Energy
Southern Research


Grid Resiliency

Sam Holeman

Vice President Transmission System Planning and Operations
Duke Energy

01/16/2018 Solar Penetration in North Carolina
Prayag Parikh

Engineer/Scientist III
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)


I4Gen-Insight through the Integration of Information for Intelligent Generation

David McDonald Transit Planning Manager, Charlotte Area Trasit System (CATS) 03/20/2018

CATS Hybrid Streetcar Vehicle Technologies

Dr. Neal Elliott
Tom Reddoch

American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
Principal Technical Executive, Power Delivery and Utilization, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

04/24/18 Energy EfficiencyExpert Panel Discussion