Encouraging the pursuit of engineering
for community improvement

EPICS in IEEE not only assists communities in achieving their specific local community improvement goals but also encourages students to pursue engineering for community improvement as a career.

For Students

For Applicants

Empowering IEEE volunteers and students who work on EPICS community service-related engineering projects. Ready to submit your proposal?

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For Communities

For Program Info

See how the development of devices and systems by university and high school student teams benefits communities worldwide.

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For Contributors

For Contributors

Become a part of our mission and find out how you can make a positive impact in the lives of students and their communities.

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Worldwide Community Improvement Efforts

From powering villages with solar cells to developing mobile devices for better healthcare screening to connecting rural schools with technology, EPICS in IEEE enables IEEE volunteers and students to make a real difference in the lives of people in their communities around the world.

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Number of projects supported by EPICS in IEEE since 2009

Over $483,000 USD

Total amount of awards given to date


Number of IEEE Volunteers working on projects


Number of university students involved in projects


Number of pre-university students involved in projects


Estimated Number of people effected by EPICS in IEEE projects