EPIC Technical Services provides opportunities for faculty, staff and students to collaborate across disciplines and implement projects on critical energy and environmental issues. We specialize in building collaborations with businesses, consulting firms, corporations, and municipal agencies through applied services projects related to energy, sustainability, pollution prevention and the environment. Delivering customized client assistance with comprehensive investigative projects, grant collaborations, project management, educational outreach, feasibility analysis, verification, focus groups and surveys, conferences, training and other services, these projects help the agencies or businesses with needed assistance and that includes access to university faculty expertise, student experiential learning and laboratory resources.
EPIC Technical Services serves as an important communication, dissemination, and educational link between UNC Charlotte and the community at large. Our capabilities include the collaborative and multidisciplinary capacities of the applied research initiatives of EPIC; including laboratory testing capabilities, along with experienced EPIC associates and students engaged in energy concentration studies.
Available Technical Services
EPIC Technical Services provides a range of comprehensive solutions for corporations, municipalities, businesses, and funding agencies for multiple services. Services include but are not limited to: literature and internet research services, engineering evaluations, field testing and sampling, laboratory testing, data analysis, survey development and implementation, professional reports, materials characterization, infrastructure evaluations, smart grid analysis and evaluations, distribution of power analysis, electromagnetic operational analysis, solar component design and evaluations, machining, environmental impact and assessment, water/air/waste analysis and characterization, ecosystem preservation and restoration, student mentoring, project management, training, and educational outreach.
Our client portfolio includes: ACTT Consultants, LLC; Catawba County Engineering and Utilities Services; Charlotte Mecklenburg Utility Department; City of Charlotte, Dot Metrics; MaxLife, LLC; Duke Energy; Energy Production Research Institute (EPRI); Mecklenburg County including Air Quality and Solid Waste Divisions; the NC Urban Water Consortium; Regional Stormwater Partnership; the Water and Sewer Authority of Cabarrus County; and ZapGo.
How to get started:
Building your collaboration with the EPIC Technical Services:
- Meet with us to discuss your work and project goals. We can work together to formulate a tailored plan and work scope for collaboration specific to your project needs.
- Meet with our staff, faculty and student team with the expertise for your project.
- Develop a contract that defines the scope of service, budget and deliverables necessary to complete your project.
- Execute this work plan with our UNC Charlotte EPIC team.