EPIC - Uniting Industry and Education for Energy. -University Chapter Luncheon February 2013
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Hilton Charlotte University Place
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The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at UNC Charlotte was formed in response to the need from industry to supply highly trained engineers qualified to meet the demands of the energy industry - through traditional and continuing education, and provide sustainable support the Carolina energy industry by increasing capacity and support for applied research.
Learn how EPIC makes University City the center for energy innovation. UNC Charlotte’s new Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) building will bring new energy-related business opportunities to University City. The $76 million project brings together academic, government, and private sector partners to advance technology for the global energy industry and to meet industry’s needs for a highly trained technical workforce.
EPIC’s industry partners include Charlotte’s most visible energy companies such as Duke Energy and Siemens as well as University City neighbors Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Tessera. The EPIC building includes amazing equipment, numerous labs, classrooms, and a massive 92 foot tall high bay testing facility.
Our featured speaker, Dr. Johan Enslin, will introduce you to the remarkable capabilities at EPIC and the collaborative work that is already underway. His presentation will offer insight into emerging energy opportunities. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about energy initiatives that will be transformational for Charlotte and the world.
Dr. Enslin is the Director for the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at UNC Charlotte and Duke Energy
Distinguished Chair in Power Engineering Systems. Dr. Enslin has been an executive at cutting edge energy businesses. Most recently, he served as CTO for Petra Solar, Inc. a renewable energy and smart grid company in New Jersey. He previously served in executive roles at Quanta Technology, Alpha Energy, and a large international consulting company. Dr. Enslin is influential as an energy industry technical expert. He has served as a professor at several universities, holds 14 patents and is a Fellow of the IEEE and SAIEE.