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  • Educate multi-disciplinary Energy students
  • Develop well-balanced curriculums
  • Develop Energy Concentrations
  • Program development with regional universities

Leadership in Energy

  • Develop network of industry champions
  • Create energy workforce pipeline
  • Develop an energy workforce

Research and Development

  • Conduct applied multidisciplinary research in the energy field
  • Coordinate efforts with regional and global universities
    • NCSU, Clemson, USC, Georgia Tech, UARK,
    • KIT (D), Stellenbosch (ZA), Birmingham (UK), etc.

Economic Development

  • Creation of energy workforce pipeline
  • Grow jobs, vendors, suppliers of energy companies
  • Incubation of energy-related startup’s
  • Outreach and leadership activities