News

  • Welcome Andrew Pierce
    We would like to welcome Andrew Pierce to the EPICS staff as Lab Manager and co-advisor of our SVAT and CED Teams.
  • MyEPICS is new and has a new link!
    Please update your favorites with the new link for MyEPICS!
  • Current EPICS students need your help!
    EPICS is growing. We need more ways to engage alums and professionals as design reviewers and mentors.
  • EPICS Alum says:
    "I personally feel that this list pretty much sums up the reasons I decided to be in EPICS."
  • EPICS Electrical & Computer Engineering Skill Session Series
    Starting September 5,2013, EPICS is offering skill sessions related to the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • EPICS Immersive Summer Course EPCS 49000-3 Credits!
    EPICS is offering a three week immersive design experience during the 2nd/3rd module of summer school, July 7 - August 1, 2014
  • Design Review Fall 2013
    Fall 2013 Design Reviews are October 1 - 4 and November 19 - 22. Participating as a reviewer in our Design Reviews is an excellent way to learn about EPICS, our students and how the projects our students design and build benefit the community.
  • App helps children with autism communicate
    The GLASS EPICS team developed an iPad app geared towards teaching children with severe autism how to communicate with others.
  • National Academy of Engineering
    EPICS program featured in National Academy of Engineering report Infusing Real-World Experiences into Engineering Education.
  • Enroll in EPICS
    Registration is open! Register now and be a part of a class that designs, builds and delivers real projects to real people in the community and around the world. EPICS, it's not just another course!
  • New Students!
    Mailman, Card Access, SharePoint and Active Directory for students will be updated on 1/9, 1/10, 1/11, 1/13, 1/17, 1/20, 1/27, and 2/3. Updates will occur between 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm on the listed days. Please note it will be a minimum of 24 hours from the time you register before you will have access.
  • Congratulations to Erica Zanath!
    Erica has been awarded our Chevron Scholarship for the academic year 2011-2012 in the amount of $2,000.
  • Open House - Ice Cream Social October 27, 2010
    Free ice cream October 27, 2010 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm ARMS Atrium - Come visit EPICS and enjoy free ice cream while speaking with current EPICS students and visiting our lab areas.
  • Are you interested in recycling and environmental issues?
    The LSC team is working on a recycling program that is impacting a community and an entire school corporation. If you are interested in taking our community a step above consider the LSC team. Click above to learn more about the team.
  • Vote for EPICS High
    Purdue University's EPICS High School program has been chosen as a top 10 finalists for the Carnegie Corporation's Changemakers® Award! EPICS High is in the running for two Judges' Awards and the People's Choice Award. We need your vote and also ask that you share this with family, friends, co-workers, and any others to encourage them to vote for the EPICS High program.
  • Register for Fall 2011!
    Need experience to give you an edge in recruiting? Want to make a difference in the process? Put your knowledge to use in hands on projects in a team environment. Register for EPICS!
  • Special Topics Tracks
    Special Topic Tracks provide students in EPICS, especially those who are participating multiple semesters, an opportunity to delve into one of the three topics: Leadership, Communication and Conceptual Design.
  • Open House - Ice Cream Social October 27, 2010
    Free ice cream October 27, 2010 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm ARMS Atrium - Come visit EPICS and enjoy free ice cream while speaking with current EPICS students and visiting our lab areas.
  • EPICS Students: Upload your resume! September 12, 2010
    If you are interested in having your resume available to recruiters and sponsors, please upload your resume to the EPICS Resume Database.
  • Upload your resume ASAP!
  • Industry Tours
  • Professional Development lectures (2/3, 2/10, 2/17) moved to EE 270 February 3, 2014
    The Professional Development lectures on 2/3, 2/10, and 2/17 have been moved to EE 270.
  • Team Leader Meeting Time August 26, 2013
    Correction to Lecture Schedule: The Team Leader meeting is Monday, 5:30 - 6:30 pm in ARMS 1098C, not 6 -7 pm as originally posted in lecture schedule.
  • EPICS Week 1 (Aug 19th) Lectures August 19, 2013
    Different lecture locations for new and returning EPICS students for the first week (August 19th)! For the 4:30 pm lecture, new students meet in PHYS 114 and returning students meet in ARMS B071. For the 5:30 pm lecture, new students meet in ARMS B061 and returning students meet in ARMS B071.
  • HFH BioTown Home
    Watch a video on the construction of the Habitat home in Reynolds, IN.
  • New Purchase Request Form!
    A new regulation has been added to our Purchase Request form. You must sign your name and check the box at the bottom if you plan to drive to a vendor and make a purchase for your team.
  • Due to the snow today the EPICS Office staff will be unavailable.
    As long as Purdue does not close we cannot cancel classes. Email your advisors and TA's for updates on your labs.
  • Find the teams that work in the area of your interest!
    EPICS Explorer - EPICS has 30 teams and one is waiting just for you! Find the one that fits your interest and/or discipline for Fall 2012, earning course credit working in the community!
  • Registration Problems in myPurdue
    An error in the registrar's office has made registering for EPICS today impossible. It should be fixed and available tomorrow, November 4, 2009. We will be issued all new CRNs.
  • EPICS outreach hits new high
    The Journal & Courier's Sophia Voravong attended our Open House speaking with Dr. Oakes and some students. Click on the link to view the entire article.
  • Lecture room correction: ARMS B071 instead of ARMS B061
    All lectures listed on the original schedule for ARMS B061 will be held in ARMS B071 instead. The lecture schedule online has been updated with the correct rooms.
  • Old Masters Dr. David Reuter and Linda Huff to speak at November 8th lecture. November 8, 2010
    Lecture on November 8th: Recommended for all students! Please come and fill PHYS 114 for our Old Masters speakers: Dr. David Reuter and Linda Huff.
  • Reviewers' Design Review Documents October 19, 2009
    Reviewers, the design review schedule and team documents can be access through this link.
  • Week 4 Project Partners Visit September 14, 2009
    Please provide your TAs with your Project Partners' visit information so parking passes can be prepared if required.
  • Sustainability Lecture September 3, 2009
    The Ford Motor Company will be hosting this special guest lecture on Ford's Sustainability initiatives. Free Pizza Too!
  • Ambassador Applications are due Friday, August 28th at 5 pm August 28, 2009
    Ambassador Applications are due Friday, August 28th at 5 pm to Pam Brown (pamb@purdue.edu, ARMS 1207). Returning Ambassadors should submit an application with updated contact information and schedule, but do not need to answer the questions.
  • Purdue and EPICS at the State Fair
    EPICS has two projects displayed at the Indiana State Fair, August 7 thru 23. The Gravity Project and the Mars Rover Project are both in the Grand Hall. An EPICS student is on location to demostrate these projects.
  • Courses for Graduation and the Community August 11, 2009
    Want to take a course that can count towards graduation and benefit the community at the same time?
  • It's not too late to Register for Spring 2013!
    Need experience to give you an edge in recruiting? Want to make a difference in the process? It's not too late to register for EPICS!
  • EPICS Hosts Summer Guest
    We have a summer guest, Amelia Airhound. Amelia is a part of a public art exhibition, Dog Days of Summer, co-presented by the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette and the School of Veterinary Medicine. She is one of 42 dogs placed in West Lafayette and Lafayette.
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