The FREEDM Systems Center College Education Program was designed to educate a new generation of engineers and scientists to research renewable energy based electric power systems. Creating a pipeline of future leaders and innovators through the development of new academic courses / degree programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels remains a key FREEDM Systems Center goal. The Center Pre-college Education program develops this pipeline notion through work with middle and high school teachers and students.
The FREEDM Systems Center Education Program Directors are:
North Carolina State University (http://www.ece.ncsu.edu/)
Dr. Mesut Baran, College Education Program Director
Dr. Lisa Grable, Pre-college Education Program Director
Dr. Penny Jeffrey, Education Program Director
Education Directors at each university coordinate a network of education programs strategically planned to recruit and retain a diverse group of students who participate in Center sponsored degree programs, research experiences, fellowships, and international collaborations.