Prospective Students

Graduate Assistantship Openings

Graduate assistantship is available for Ph.D. students in Dr. Zhao’s research group at UNC Charlotte. Highly qualified and motivated students who are interested in power electronics, power distributions, microgrids, renewable energies, and motor drives are all encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in applying for the Ph.D. positions, please email me your resume including your education background, major courses and grades, overall GPA, relevant research/working experience, relevant publications, GRE score, TOEFL score (for international applicants). Please use “Graduate Applicant – Your Name” as the email subject.

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About UNC Charlotte and Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC)

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university. Located in the state’s largest metropolitan area and one of America’s most vibrant regions, UNC Charlotte is among one of the fastest-growing universities and the largest power programs in the U.S. The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center – EPIC, located on the campus of UNC Charlotte, serves as a national leader in energy research and development. Successful candidates will participate in EPIC to conduct innovative, interdisciplinary and foundational research, collaborate with industry and use state-of-the-art laboratories to solve some of today’s most difficult energy challenges.