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Student Projects


Global Development Teams (GDTs) offer undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to engage in the research and development of high-impact international development innovations. Students will gain design experience and an increased awareness of global development challenges. Students may be expected to enroll 1 to 3 credit hours of GEP credit with the project advisor. Opportunities for international travel (bearing separate credit and applicable program costs) may exist with each project.


Global EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service Teams). EPICS is a service-learning design program in which teams of students partner with local and global community organizations to address human, community, and environmental needs.


 Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is a Purdue student organization working with Uganda, the project seeks alternatives to firewood as fuel, primarily biogas from livestock and agricultural waste.