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Advanced Design (APPS)

Advanced design team developing apps for mobile devices, iPad, and Google Android that can benefit the community.

Assistive Technology (AT)

Development of new technologies to assist persons with disabilities.
Sponsors: ArcelorMittal

Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Working with the School of Biomedical Engineering on various projects, such as, ultra sound monitoring for rhinos, prosthetic devices, and museum exhibits.

Camp Riley (CR)

This team will be designing assistive devices for the campers at Camp Riley located at Bradford Woods.
Sponsors: Charles and Anna Mae Miller

Camp Springhill (CAMP)

Making the summer camp experience better for everyone by designing resources and activities.

Children's Educational Demonstrations (CED)

Our mission is to design and create interactive models that bring science to life for children visiting the Indianapolis Children's Museum

Columbian Park Zoo (ZOO)

Design educational materials to be used by the Columbian Park Zoo.
Sponsors: Arconic

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.
Sponsors: General Motors

Database and Innovative Software for the Community (DISC)

Create data base applications and innovative solutions to help not for profit, educational and service agencies.
Sponsors: Rockwell Collins

Deaf Kids Code (DKC)

This team will develop an instructional computing website that uses ASL and interactive videos to teach deaf students how to code.

Disability Resource Center (DRC)

The DRC team works with the Disability Resource Center of Purdue University. The team's goal is to create innovative solutions for students with disabilities.
Sponsors: Caterpillar

Ecuador (ECUADOR)

Team Ecuador is currently working with Lumbisi, Ecuador, a local indigenous community in Ecuador, to provide an Education Center for the village since there is no more room for students in the community's schools.
Sponsors: Bechtel

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.
Sponsors: Schneider Electric

Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

The EWB team is part of the national EWB organization, whose mission is to “build a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.” The EWB is currently working on implementing

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
Sponsors: Shell

Global Air Quality Trekkers (GAQT)

The Global Air Quality Trekkers (GAQT) team is a part of Purdue’s Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program and Innovation for International Development (I2D) Lab. GAQT is an interdisciplinary team of undergraduate engineering, science, and environmental health students partnering

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 )

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.

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.

Imagination Station (IS)

Design and build children's museum style exhibits that educate and inspire children in science, technological, and engineering studies.

India (India)

The INDIA team collaborates with EPICS university teams in India to address problems in communities there. The team currently works with students from VIT Vellore and the community partners are farmers in the Javadi Hills in Tamil Nadu.
Sponsors: John Deere

Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ISBVI)

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.
Sponsors: Molex

Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD)

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.

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

Innovation to Reality (I2R)

Partnered with Women in Engineering to provide education and outreach for middle school students to introduce them to engineering.

Lakota (LAKOTA)

Purdue and South Dakota School of Mines team up to work with the Technology and Oglala Lakota College on Pine Ridge in South Dakota.

Mobility (MOBI)

Development of technology to assist in human mobility.

MSE Bronze (MSE_Bronze)

Working with the cities of W Lafayette and Lafayette to develop new ways to make historical marks.

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.

Orbital (Orbital)

Purdue Orbital is a fast paced design, build, and test team that is developing a launch system capable of placing nano-satellites into Low Earth Orbit. The multidisciplinary team strives to foster technical and professional skills by designing, building, and testing innovative solutions to complex p

Pets in Action With Shelters (PAWS)

This team will be working with the area shelters to assist in the adoption of animals by using technology.

Pharmacy (PHARM)

This team will work on design and production of various projects to aid the Purdue University Pharmacy.

Safe Routes to School (SRTS)

New Team for Fall 2015! Design a system to monitor student walking/bicycling to school, possibly using RFID technology.

Smart Cities (SmartCity)

The goal of building a smart city is to improve quality of life by providing systemic and more efficient management of urban systems.

Technology Assisting Veterans (VETS)

A team working with veterans to develop technologies to assist them.
Sponsors: Nucor

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.
Sponsors: Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Water Resources Management (WRM)

Water Resource Management is a team focused on environmental projects with specific applications for water. WRM uses a multidisciplinary approach to manage environmental projects that ties into local communities through natural resource management.
Sponsors: Air Products