Teams

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ABOD (ABOD)
Abod Shelters is a project and platform for providing safe-housing to impoverished and natural disaster areas.
Advanced Design (APPS)
Advanced design team developing apps for mobile devices, iPad, and Google Android that can benefit the community.
Aero and Astro Engineering Education (AAEE )
Design fun, interactive, space-related educational projects.
BAND (BAND)
Projects related to the Purdue Band to enhance band performances.
Camp Riley (CR)
Designing ways for children with disabilities to experience the many activities of summer camp.
CAR Creating Accessible Racing (CAR)
Design and build a two person vehicles such as those used at the Challenger Division of the Soap Box Derby to accommodate a driver and a child with special needs.
Cellular Engineering Demonstrations (CED)
Our mission is to design and create interactive models of living cells to engage young children. These models will be on display at the Indiana Children's Museum.
Columbian Park Zoo (ZOO)
Design educational materials to be used by the Columbian Park Zoo.
Database and Innovative Software for the Community (DISC)
Create data base applications and innovative solutions to help not for profit, educational and service agencies.
Disability Resource Center (formerly ODOS) (DRC)
The DRC team works with the Disability Resource Center of the Office of the Dean of Students. The team's goal is to create innovative solutions for students with disabilities.
ECUADOR (ECUADOR)
Students will be exposed to culture and engineering in Ecuador. Spring 2015 Ecuador team will restart a global design team (GDT) project that had been postponed while directions for the project was clarified. Click for more details.
Electric Vehicle Event Infrastructure (EVEI )
This course is a project-based design course to develop the core infrastructure required to establish the Purdue Electric Vehicle Kart event.
Engineers Without Borders (EWB)
Engineers without Borders at Purdue is a Purdue student organization working with Uganda, the project seeks alternatives to firewood as fuel, primarily biogas from livestock and agricultural waste.
Environmental Improvement Initiative (EII)
This team will encourage students to develop sustainable projects within the community and the University. Current projects are Flint, MI street lights, Purdue wastewater, LEED and History of Technology: Implications for Sustainablity
Global Alternative Power Solutions (GAPS)
Developing alternative energy solutions to provide power to remote villages in rural Colombia through collaborations with Colombian universities, communities and industries.
Global Design of Assistive Technology (GDAT )
New Team for Fall 2014! This team will design and develop devices that assist differently-abled individuals, their caregivers, and healthcare providers with rehabilitation exercises and daily-life activities in Ireland.
Greater Lafayette Area Special Services (GLASS)
Develop technological solutions which enable students with disabilities aged 3-21 to function more independently and enjoy a better quality of life.
Greater Lafayette Elementary Education (GLEE)
This team will work with elementary education students in the local area to produce meaningful projects that relate to the Indiana State Education Standards and help elementary students understand the concepts that are being taught.
Habitat for Humanity (HFH)
The EPICS-HFH team works with both national and international levels of Habitat for Humanity: Lafayette, State of Indiana, and International Headquarters.
Haiti Development (HDEV )
Team focuses on Haiti’s education foundation such as buildings used for schools, and the environment intended for learning and developing educational materials.
Health for India's Children (HFIC)
Developing designs to meet the needs of poor children in Hyderabad India.
Imagination Station (IS)
Design and build children's museum style exhibits that educate and inspire children in science, technological, and engineering studies.
Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ISBVI)
New Team for Fall 2014! Students in this project-based design course will solve a real-world problem by developing iOS apps, mechanical tools, and associated interfaces for teaching mathematical concepts to blind and visually impaired students.
Information Management Systems for EPICS Teams (IMS)
This team is currently working on a portal that will connect the people of Purdue to the community via the web. It will serve as a means through which the community will be better able to connect with the resources of Purdue and all of the valuable clubs and service learning opportunities available
Learning Science and Math through Engineering (LSME)
This team works with K-12 grade students to design innovative ways to help strengthen their math skills and develop an appreciation for engineering.
Neighborhood Sustainability (NS)
This team will partner with City of Lafayette to develop strategies to enhance neighborhood sustainability, especially for homes and neighborhoods for people with lower incomes.
Safe Routes to School (SRTS)
Design a system to monitor student walking/bicycling to school, possibly using RFID technology.
Speech-Language and Audiology Clinics (SLAC)
Design projects to help the patients at the M. D. Steer Audiology Clinic (adaptive hearing device, sound level meters, or the clinicians) or support teaching of students.
St. Vincent Advancement Team (SVAT)
To design and develop devices that assist caregivers and improve health care delivery at St. Vincent's Pediatric Rehabilitation Center.
Students Growing Sustainable Communities (SGSC)
Developing a project for automated hydroponics system linked with a mobile app and incorporated into a house near Purdue University
TORCH (TORCH)
Indiana will be celebrating its bicentennial year in 2016. Purdue is designing torches to be carried throughout Indiana. EPICS is responsible for designing and building a torch that will be safe for children to carry (e.g., use LEDs).
Visiting Our Solar System @ Purdue-Accessible Campus Education (VOSS@PACE)
The goal of the team is to design and build scale models of the solar system on campus so visitors on campus, especially school-aged children, will have a fun and interactive way to learn about the Solar System.
Wabash Center Greenbush Industries (WCGI)
The WCGI team designs and develops devices that enable new tasks or enhance the productivity, safety, and efficiency of WCGI employees, many of whom have disabilities.
Water Resources Management (WRM)
Develop methods to reduce water consumption as a result of land use changes in the local and global communities.
Web-based Interactive Software Engineering (WISE)
This team will be creating interactive web-based data software solutions for local community agencies in order to expand their ability to meet local needs.
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