Duke Energy Special Initiatives Fund

Charlotte Research Institute Conference Program

The special initiatives fund provided by Duke Energy will result in an opportunity for Charlotte Research Institute faculty to enhance their research productivity by hosting topical conferences on our campus. (PDF)

Duke Energy Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program

The special initiatives fund provided by Duke Energy will result in an opportunity for the Charlotte Research Institute faculty to enhance the visibility of their research programs by bringing outstanding experts to our campus for a week or more of consultation and collaboration. (PDF)

Duke Energy Summer Distinguished Visiting Faculty Program

The special initiatives fund provided by Duke Energy will result in an opportunity for the Charlotte Research Institute faculty to enhance their research productivity by bringing outstanding faculty to our campus for a summer of collaboration. (PDF)

Federal Laboratory Student Summer Program

The special initiatives fund provided by Duke Energy will result in an opportunity for UNC Charlotte faculty members affiliated with the Institute's centers to recommend outstanding undergraduate students for a summer of participation in the research programs of the Federal Laboratories operated by the Department of Energy. In the case of the Argonne National Laboratory, special cost sharing arrangements have been made for UNC Charlotte students. (PDF)

Valued Partnership Seminar Series

An endowment provided by Natalie and Norman Cohen will result in an opportunity for the Charlotte Research Institute faculty to enhance their research productivity by bringing to our campus key representatives of those agencies that fund our research programs. (PDF)