College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2023-05-06 16:49:05


Civil Engineering

Honors Course

4300 497 003

Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2023


This project will investigate typical power grids and the impacts that electric vehicles have on them. Electric vehicles are rapidly growing in popularity and much of the world is promising to make the switch from combustion engines to EVs. Electric vehicles demand a large amount of electricity. With fast charging becoming available, it is worth asking if the current electrical infrastructure can handle the increase in demand. After talking to a source at FirstEnergy, it seems large electric companies are well aware of areas in need of adjustment and are moving accordingly.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Ping Yi

First Reader

Dr. Anil Patnaik

Second Reader

Justin M. Price PE

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Ping Yi

Proprietary and/or Confidential Information


Previous Versions

Feb 23 2023



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