UNC Charlotte is a public university with over 29,600 students in 75 Bachelor, 65 Masters, and 24 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. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. The William States Lee College of Engineering, located on the Charlotte Research Institute Campus, has paired with the Energy Production Infrastructure Center (EPIC), to create programs, courses, and energy concentrations within multiple departments that enhance technical skills and engineering. The College of Engineering has over 3,000 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, Framatome, Westinghouse, URS, and others.

Current Positions At EPIC


Research Engineer - Energy Storage Systems

The purpose of the Energy Storage Systems Research Engineer is to enhance the EPIC Power Systems team by providing knowledge in control algorithm design, control hardware, and software development employing extensive experience in control theory and its application in vehicle and utility scale energy storage. The successful candidate will be a team player with excellent communication skills and proficient working with various modeling and simulation methodologies and the physics and technology of electrical energy storage.

The Energy Storage Systems Research Engineer will be responsible for researching, analyzing, and developing recommendations about advanced and novel energy storage technology in support of EPIC’s strategic objectives and client-driven research projects. Collect, document, and refine the requirements for energy storage in power systems applications and develop associated control algorithms and solution methods for the same. Design and reduce operation control solutions (software and hardware) that conform to the specifications. Lead data collection and analysis of results. The Energy Storage Systems Research Engineer is responsible for the supervision of graduate students during project activities and active production of research in the context of executed projects and independent initiatives.

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