EPICenter at Georgia Tech

Joe Hagerman Named Director of EPICenter

Joe Hagerman assumed the leadership role for EPICenter on March 1st. Hagerman joins Georgia Tech from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) where he served as Section Head for Building Technologies Research, managing a team of about eighty scientists and engineers who focused on innovating building materials and systems at all scales of the building sector to ensure affordable, efficient, resilient, and low-carbon buildings. EPICenter was created to provide an unbiased and interdisciplinary framework for stimulating innovation in energy science, technology, and policy for the Southeast region.

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The Energy, Policy, and Innovation Center operates as a division of the Strategic Energy Institute at the Georgia Institute of Technology. It was created to provide an unbiased and interdisciplinary framework for stimulating innovation in energy policy and technology for the Southeast region. Although based on the campus of Georgia Tech, the center will tap into regional and national expertise within academia, businesses, non-governmental organizations (NGO), and research facilities.