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January 17, 2017

With a wall of fans six-stories high creating winds in a huge, one-of-a-kind laboratory, researchers from UNC Charlotte’s Fire Safety Engineering Technology program and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) are burning building materials and wildland vegetation to study wind-driven wildfire embers. The large-scale tests are part of three-year study to understand, and in the long run mitigate, the risks involved when embers from wildfires spread.

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January 16, 2017

Craig and Darla Albert, who established the Albert Scholars program in the Lee College of engineering in 2014, paid a visit to EPIC in November 2016, meeting with Dean Bob Johnson and the current Albert scholars.

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January 5, 2017
The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science held its first-ever Ph.D. Research Symposium on December 2, 2016. MEES doctoral students presented the current status of their research to undergraduates, graduate students, staff, and faculty. An outstanding opportunity to showcase research results and exercise presentation and writing skills, the event was well-attended. Congratulations to our top presenters: First Place - $1000 - Mark Rubeo