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August 26, 2016

ARTICLE IN TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION WORLD - What might be the biggest university/industry partnership in the country is located on the campus of UNC Charlotte. The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) is unique in that it was founded by industry executives, including former Duke Power CEO Jim Rogers and like-minded business leaders, who needed access to more highly qualified energy engineers.

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August 26, 2016

Peter Tkacik, associate professor of mechanical engineering and engineering science, was named this year’s recipient of the Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship in Teaching.

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August 17, 2016

Civil Engineering graduate Greg Brigman is an Olympian. As the games of the 2016 Olympics are winding down, Brigman is doing his final training and preparing for a trip Rio as a member of the United States Paralympic Soccer Team.

“This has been life changing for me,” Brigman said. “It’s been a fantastic adventure.”

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August 9, 2016

With hundreds of billions of neurons and thousands of trillions of synaptic connections between them, the human brain is the most complex system on earth. This complexity makes studying the brain an almost overwhelming challenge with nearly infinite research options.

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August 3, 2016
Grant Supports Veterans' Engineering Studies

To increase participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) studies at the college level by tapping into the vast wealth of experience in the United States military, the Lee College of Engineering has won a grant to recruit and work with veterans. The grant adds an engineering specific initiative to UNC Charlotte’s strong collection of veteran services programs.