Dr. Mike Mazzola Named New EPIC Director

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Lee College of Engineering is excited to announce that Dr. Michael S. Mazzola will be the third director of the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC).

Dr. Mazzola is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Mississippi State University and the Jack Hatcher Chair for Engineering Entrepreneurship. He also served for two-years as the chief technology officer of SemiSouth Laboratories, a company he co-founded.

At the MSU Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Dr. Mazzola is the associate director for advanced vehicle systems, where he leads research in high-voltage engineering, power systems modeling and simulation, the application of silicon carbide semiconductor devices in power electronics, and the control of hybrid electric vehicle power trains. He has published more than 100 papers and has been awarded 14 patents. He is a professional engineer.

Dr. Mazzola will be joining UNC Charlotte in late June.