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Celebrating Mentoring Month with EPICS in IEEE Mentors

Celebrating Mentoring Month with EPICS in IEEE Mentors

To celebrate Mentoring Month this January, EPICS in IEEE would like to thank the mentors supporting our student teams! 2022 was the pilot year for the EPICS in IEEE mentoring program and the program received significant interest from IEEE members. The committee...

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Perseverance Creates Success for Project Koyash

Perseverance Creates Success for Project Koyash

A team of students from the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University is bringing safe, clean air to communities on the other side of the globe. Climate change has wiped out major food sources for nomadic communities in Mongolia—forcing them to...

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Service Learning in Argentina makes an Impact

Service Learning in Argentina makes an Impact

Leandro Capitanelli, a recent electromechanic graduate, never knew how much a service learning project could positively affect him and his planned career path. He was introduced to an EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service) in IEEE project by a fellow...

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Building Satellites to Teach Students About the World

Building Satellites to Teach Students About the World

How do you get kids to look at the world differently? For a team of engineers working across Colombia, the answer is to teach them about space. Funded through a US$5,000 grant from Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) in IEEE, a team affiliated with the...

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NC State EPICS in IEEE Team Field Trip

NC State EPICS in IEEE Team Field Trip

The Spatial Extent Monitoring of Coastal Sunny-day Flooding project from North Carolina State University (NC State) is well underway as part of the Environmental Competition by EPICS in IEEE, in partnership with the United Engineering Foundation (UEF). Six students...

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The Gateway to a Successful Engineering Career

The Gateway to a Successful Engineering Career

By Amanda Weissman The ideal successful engineering professional should not only depend on their learned technical skills but should embody professional skills which cannot be taught in a classroom, only developed in the real world. EPICS in IEEE provides students...

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Continuing Education Beyond the Classroom

Continuing Education Beyond the Classroom

An experienced student’s perspective on Project DIANA, a project part of the EPICS in IEEE Environmental Competition.  There is only so much you can learn inside the four walls of a classroom. Take it from Maia Medeiros who holds a Masters Degree in Biological...

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