Vision and Mission

EPIC is the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The William States Lee College of Engineering is expanding its energy-related curriculum, research, and laboratory facilities through industry collaboration to meet the demands in the energy field. EPIC will bring together industry, students, faculty, and research experts in disciplines of electrical and computer, civil and environmental, engineering technology, and mechanical engineering, all under one group. This synergy will drive new advancements in the energy fields as it educates a new generation of energy professionals.

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A university-industry partnership that meets the education and research needs for a safe, reliable, 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.