As the semester winds down and the chatter in the hallways quiets and the labs become silent, here at EPIC the work continues. Between facility tours, proposal deadlines and end of year reporting, EPIC is also busy planning for the upcoming semester. Thank you to all who helped make 2015 a successful year at EPIC, we truly could not do our important work without your generosity and support. Wishing you all a joyous holiday and a prosperous new year!
EPIC Annual Report
EPIC is pleased to present our 2015 Annual Report. In it you will find highlights, statistics, photos and more from another successful year.
The EPIC Affiliates Program is composed of representatives from corporations who have purchased membership into the program. Members can take advantage of a variety of benefits, including access to lab space, student interns and proprietary technical reports, just to name a few. It also assures a long-term revenue stream for EPIC to accomplish our mission, which includes technology, workforce, and economic development. Specific deliverablesto a member company will depend on the level of membership. Affiliates details
Did you know EPIC offers a variety of Undergraduate and Graduate Energy Concentrations? Educating engineering students to work in the many exciting areas of energy is an important mission of The Lee College of Engineering and EPIC. These concentrations develop highly sought-after energy professional who are more marketable and adaptable to the changing marketplace for engineers. Learn more about
Graduate concentrations here.
Once again heavy focus on energy at Senior Design Expo
On December 11, 2015, the Fall Senior Design Expo was held. Energy projects continue to be a major focus of Senior Design Projects with 18 of the total 53 projects being energy related. Congratulations to the thee finalist, all of which were energy projects! The top three finalists were as follows:
First - CB&I Advanced Geothermal Power Plant Study
Second - EPRI RF Mesh Spacer Cable Sensor
Third - Powerhouse Mechanical Harnessing River Power for Remote Mission Hospital Part 2
Summer study abroad in Karlsruhe, Germany
EPIC invites students to apply for the opportunity to travel this summer 2016 to the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (K.I.T) in Germany. During their time there, students will work on energy-related research projects with faculty and students at K.I.T.
Four students (both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible) will be selected to attend the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany for a summer 2016 Study Abroad program. The duration of the study abroad program is eight-weeks, (exact dates will be determined by students and the Study Abroad Office but will fall between May 15th and August 12th, 2016). Each selected student will receive a $3,500.00 travel award and $1,500 research stipend.
Learn more about the experience had by this past year's students here.
EPIC Energy Seminar Series is getting ready for Spring 2016
Speakers for our Spring EPIC Seminar Series are being secured and with a great turnout last semester we are scheduling even more seminars this upcoming semester! The seminars will take place every Tuesday, beginning January 19, at EPIC from 12:30 PM-1:30 PM. Seminars are open to all and are free. Check our website soon for a full schedule.
EPIC wants to help you stay plugged into the news, seminars, events and many activities taking place here and throughout the energy industry. We have revamped many of our sites and invite you to like, follow and link with EPIC today!
EPIC generates the interest of people and organizations from the US and countries from around the world. Look who stopped by last quarter! If you have a group that would like a tour, they may be scheduled on Fridays between 9:00 a.m -12:00 p.m.
Air Quality Forum
Butler High School
Coal Ash Excavation Workshop
Duke Energy's Black Energy Awareness Month Program
Duke university Energy Program
East Mecklenburg High School
Moretz & Skufka
NC A&T College of Engineering Dean
NCDOT Rail Division
Vossloh North America
Southern California Edison
University City Partners
About EPIC: The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at UNC Charlotte in the William States Lee College of Engineering, serves as a state-of- the-art research center that provides education and applied research opportunities to students with energy related interests. Our industry-education partnerships unite students, faculty and industrial partners to collaborate on interdisciplinary research and learning.
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