Seminar Presentations

EPIC is pleased to host numerous seminars and workshops. Frequently the presenters will provide their presentations so we can then share with those who attended or those that are interested in the topic.


EPIC Energy Seminar: The Automotive Industry and the Fuels That Are Moving Us Forward
Presenter: Dr. Andrew Randolph, Technical Director, ECR Engines
April 25, 2017 - Includes audio

EPIC Energy Seminar: Energy Economics and Tax incentives for Starting and Running an Energy Business
Presenter: Randy Lucas, Principal Consultant Lucas Tax + Energy Consulting
April 11, 2017 - No audio, presentation only

EPIC Energy Seminar: Thermoelectric Materials and Devices for Energy Harvesting and Thermal Management
Presenter: Dr. Philip Barletta, Program Manager, Micross AIT
April 4, 2017 - Includes audio

EPIC Energy Seminar: Opportunities for Growth in the BioEnergy Sector
Presenter: Beth Anne Clark, Project Development Manager, Blue Sphere Corporation
March 21, 2017 - Includes audio

EPIC Energy Seminar: How UNC Charlotte is Advancing the Research, Practice, and Policy of Coal Ash Management
Presenter: Dr. John Daniels, Chair, National Ash Management Advisory Board, Professor and Chair in Absentia, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering UNC Charlotte
March 14, 2017 - Includes audio

EPIC Energy Seminar: Securing Distributed Autonomous Grid Systems with OpenFMB: Results of Securing a Microgrid at Duke Energy’s Mount Holly Test Laboratory
Presenter: David Lawrence, Technology Development Manager Emerging Technology Office, Duke Energy
February 21, 2017 - Includes audio

EPIC Energy Seminar: The Roles and Challenges of 3D Metrology and 3D Scanning Technology in Digital Manufacturing
Presenter:  Dr. Martin Koerdel, Research Group Head, Siemens Energy
February 7, 2017 - No audio, presentation only

EPIC Energy Seminar: Energy Saving Impact of Solid-State Lighting
Presenter: Warren Weeks, Director, Innovation & Technology, Hubbell Lighting
January 2, 2017 - No audio, presentation only

EPIC Energy Seminar: Variable Energy Grid Integration and Energy Storage Options
Presenter: Rick Miller, Senior VP and National Director, Renewable Energy Services, HDR Engineering
November 8, 2016 - Includes audio

EPIC Energy Seminar: Evaluating and Planning Energy Technologies through Multiple Perspectives
Presenter: Tugrul U Daim, Ph.D. and PICMET Fellow, Professor and Director of Technology Management Doctoral Program Portland State University
October 25, 2016 - No audio, presentation only

EPIC Energy Seminar: Applications of Wide Bandgap Semiconductor (WBGS) Materials to Power Electronics
Presenter: Keith Evans, Keith Evans, President of Kyma Technologies, Inc. and President of the U.S. Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC)
October 18, 2016 - Includes audio

EPIC Energy Seminar: How Adding an Energy Concentration To Your Degree Can Increase Your Marketability & Energy Continuing Ed Opportunities
Presenter: Dr. David Young, interim director of EPIC, Asher Haines,Continuing Ed Director, and Samantha Abt-Bumgarner, Continuing Ed  Programing Director
October 4, 2016 - Includes audio

EPIC Energy Seminar: Integrating High Levels of Variable Renewable Energy into Electric Power Systems
Presenter: Dr. Ben Kroposki, director of the Power Systems Engineering Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
September 28, 2016 - No audio, presentation only

EPIC Energy Seminar: An Internet of Things (IoT) Interoperability Framework for the Utility Industry
Presenter: Dr. Stuart Laval, manager Technology Development, Duke Energy
August 30, 2016 - No audio, presentation only

EPIC Energy Seminar: Utility Ratemaking 101
Presenter Chris Ayers, executive director, NC Utilities Commission Public Staff
June 2, 2016 - No audio, presentation only