Projects

EPICS Projects

Across the globe, engineers, students, and community organizations come together to transform lives in their communities through EPICS projects. Since 2009, EPICS has facilitated more than 219 projects in 34 countries that have impacted more than 1.5 M people. In addition to funding, we provide mentorship, resources and greater visibility and recognition of projects. Take a look at some of our completed projects.

SMART BIODIGESTERS FOR A BETTER ENVIRONMENT IN RURAL AREAS – Colombia

SMART BIODIGESTERS FOR A BETTER ENVIRONMENT IN RURAL AREAS – Colombia

Gaia: Smart and Sustainable Forest – INDIA

Gaia: Smart and Sustainable Forest – INDIA

Mitigating the taxonomic impediment problem of plants using ML and citizen science-Lebanon

Mitigating the taxonomic impediment problem of plants using ML and citizen science-Lebanon

Hydration Automation (HA) – US

Hydration Automation (HA) – US

HyaciGuard: Restoring Water Ecosystem Innovatively

HyaciGuard: Restoring Water Ecosystem Innovatively

Credit based smart garbage disposal bin – India

Credit based smart garbage disposal bin – India

Automatic Water Level Control System for Alternate Wetting-and-drying Technique – Thailand

Automatic Water Level Control System for Alternate Wetting-and-drying Technique – Thailand

Monitoring of Groundwater using IoT – Pakistan

Monitoring of Groundwater using IoT – Pakistan

Automation of the drying of Andean grains for the  vulnerable communities of Angamarca, Cotopaxi

Automation of the drying of Andean grains for the vulnerable communities of Angamarca, Cotopaxi

Rural Community Empowerment through Technology Development and Training on Robots for Smart Farming -India

Rural Community Empowerment through Technology Development and Training on Robots for Smart Farming -India

Augmented Reality 3D System for Interactive Learning in Rural Elementary Schools – Pakistan

Augmented Reality 3D System for Interactive Learning in Rural Elementary Schools – Pakistan

Customizable arm prosthesis with 3D printing technology – Costa Rica

Customizable arm prosthesis with 3D printing technology – Costa Rica

Development of Behavioral Therapy Metaverse for Autistic Children – Pakistan

Development of Behavioral Therapy Metaverse for Autistic Children – Pakistan

Nitrogen-sensing drones for understanding air quality

Nitrogen-sensing drones for understanding air quality

Solar Animal Repellent

Solar Animal Repellent

Improved Solar Dryer Technology to Preserve and Sustain the Quality of Agro-produce

Improved Solar Dryer Technology to Preserve and Sustain the Quality of Agro-produce

Early Hearing Loss Detection for Improved Life Outcomes

Early Hearing Loss Detection for Improved Life Outcomes

Engineering and troubleshooting solar inverter system for cheaper and cleaner energy for the community

Engineering and troubleshooting solar inverter system for cheaper and cleaner energy for the community

Wearable Exoskeleton for Nurses

Wearable Exoskeleton for Nurses

Wsafe – Women Safety Application

Wsafe – Women Safety Application

Engineering Outreach at San Diego K-12 Schools – USA

Engineering Outreach at San Diego K-12 Schools – USA

Improvement of education and quality of life for the girls of the Señora del Milagro orphanage

Improvement of education and quality of life for the girls of the Señora del Milagro orphanage

Smart Mobile Inclusive Learning (SMILE): AI-driven multipurposed therapy for disabled children – Indonesia

Smart Mobile Inclusive Learning (SMILE): AI-driven multipurposed therapy for disabled children – Indonesia

Soft Robotic Glove for Fine Motor Rehabilitation and Task-Specific Training-Peru

Soft Robotic Glove for Fine Motor Rehabilitation and Task-Specific Training-Peru

Smart Glove-Pakistan

Smart Glove-Pakistan

Soft Exosuit for Ambulatory Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), United States, $4000

Soft Exosuit for Ambulatory Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), United States, $4000

Smart E-TRIKE with Detachable Wheels for Disabled Students to Enhance their Competency – India

Smart E-TRIKE with Detachable Wheels for Disabled Students to Enhance their Competency – India

Emergency Evacuation System for Disabilities in Wheelchair – United States

Emergency Evacuation System for Disabilities in Wheelchair – United States

Self-Navigating Robotic Walking Aid for Elderly People Using Multi-Sensor Fusion-Based Human Tracking – Malaysia

Self-Navigating Robotic Walking Aid for Elderly People Using Multi-Sensor Fusion-Based Human Tracking – Malaysia

Smart Outdoor Wheel Chair using IOT for the Paralyzed – INDIA

Smart Outdoor Wheel Chair using IOT for the Paralyzed – INDIA

Smart Fall Detection Tiles for Disabled People-India

Smart Fall Detection Tiles for Disabled People-India

IOT Based Smart Assistant Cane for the Visually Impaired-India

IOT Based Smart Assistant Cane for the Visually Impaired-India

Wheelchair Electric Assist-USA

Wheelchair Electric Assist-USA

Sound Detection System-Canada

Sound Detection System-Canada

MindVoice, EEG-Enhanced Voice Assistance for Older Adults – USA

MindVoice, EEG-Enhanced Voice Assistance for Older Adults – USA

Elderly People Fall Detection System Using Radar Technology – Pakistan

Elderly People Fall Detection System Using Radar Technology – Pakistan

Smart Toilet for Sustainable Use Within Communities-Uganda

Smart Toilet for Sustainable Use Within Communities-Uganda

Closing the Gap in Engineering Education for People with Disabilities-Panama

Closing the Gap in Engineering Education for People with Disabilities-Panama

BLUE PEW – Indonesia

BLUE PEW – Indonesia

Aural Rehabilitation for Children in Tamil Language – India

Aural Rehabilitation for Children in Tamil Language – India

Artificial Robotic Material (ARM) for treating Motor disorders in children – India – $1160

Artificial Robotic Material (ARM) for treating Motor disorders in children – India – $1160

An Eye for Blind

An Eye for Blind

Adaptive Mouse – USA

Adaptive Mouse – USA

ESTABLISHMENT OF AN EFFECTIVE RECYCLING CENTER AT ANKOLE INSTITUTE

ESTABLISHMENT OF AN EFFECTIVE RECYCLING CENTER AT ANKOLE INSTITUTE

IEEE INNOVATIVE STUDENT STEM PROGRAM

IEEE INNOVATIVE STUDENT STEM PROGRAM

Space and Agriculture Robotics – Rokit

Space and Agriculture Robotics – Rokit

Renewable Power Source(s) and Related Technologies Vehicle for Educational Outreach

Renewable Power Source(s) and Related Technologies Vehicle for Educational Outreach

Design and development of a Low-Cost Stair Lift

Design and development of a Low-Cost Stair Lift

Light Trap Systems for Lepidopteran Pest Monitoring

Light Trap Systems for Lepidopteran Pest Monitoring

Generating Environmentally Friendly Power while Reducing Ill-health

Generating Environmentally Friendly Power while Reducing Ill-health

ISort – Sort and Shredding Machine to change Gen Z

ISort – Sort and Shredding Machine to change Gen Z

Vietnam Sustainable Shrimp Farming

Vietnam Sustainable Shrimp Farming

Pico satellite for measuring meteorological and water conditions

Pico satellite for measuring meteorological and water conditions

Manim – An Animation library

Manim – An Animation library

Environment friendly and Efficient Honey Harvest Alert System for Bee Farms

Environment friendly and Efficient Honey Harvest Alert System for Bee Farms

Project Koyash

Project Koyash

Increasing Inclusion of Visually Impaired People with a Mobile Application for English Learning

Increasing Inclusion of Visually Impaired People with a Mobile Application for English Learning

Dreck Administration for Immaculate Purlieu

Dreck Administration for Immaculate Purlieu

Installation of Solar System at Itara Health Center

Installation of Solar System at Itara Health Center

Sustainable Localized Food and Educational Systems

Sustainable Localized Food and Educational Systems

Reducing Chicagoland Ecological Footprints via Outdoor Recreation Centers and Personal Gardening

Reducing Chicagoland Ecological Footprints via Outdoor Recreation Centers and Personal Gardening

Measuring Nitrogen Level in Carmans River by using a Conductive Polymer-Based Sensor

Measuring Nitrogen Level in Carmans River by using a Conductive Polymer-Based Sensor

Lights for Uplifting Mankind, Environment and Nature

Lights for Uplifting Mankind, Environment and Nature

Design and Development of Head-mounted Assistive Device for the Blind Using Computer Vision

Design and Development of Head-mounted Assistive Device for the Blind Using Computer Vision

Urban Gardens for Sustainable Education and Agriculture

Urban Gardens for Sustainable Education and Agriculture

Lake Litter Solutions

Lake Litter Solutions

Spatial Extent Monitoring of Coastal Sunny-day Flooding

Spatial Extent Monitoring of Coastal Sunny-day Flooding

Project DIANA

Project DIANA

Henry County Aquaponics in the Park

Henry County Aquaponics in the Park

Aeration Project with AZGFD

Aeration Project with AZGFD

ASU EPICS: Hydration Station

ASU EPICS: Hydration Station

San Jose State University – Sustainability Education through Aquaponics

San Jose State University – Sustainability Education through Aquaponics

STEMbility

STEMbility

Ride-on Cars for Children with Disabilities (Go-Baby-Go)

Ride-on Cars for Children with Disabilities (Go-Baby-Go)

Understanding and Designing a PV Power Plant for Usage in a High School in Barranquilla

Understanding and Designing a PV Power Plant for Usage in a High School in Barranquilla

Recycling as a Viable Industry for Supported Employment of those with Disabilities

Recycling as a Viable Industry for Supported Employment of those with Disabilities

Lightning Monitor

Lightning Monitor

Elementary Energy

Elementary Energy

Wireless Sensor Network for the Restoration of Oyster Beds in the Great Bay of New Hampshire

Wireless Sensor Network for the Restoration of Oyster Beds in the Great Bay of New Hampshire

UCT Western Cape Breeze

UCT Western Cape Breeze

Sun in a Bottle

Sun in a Bottle

Virtual Reality Vision Therapy

Virtual Reality Vision Therapy

Education and Outreach of Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy

Education and Outreach of Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy

STEM Beyond the Borders

STEM Beyond the Borders

Cardiac Health Care: Exploring ICT for Cardiovascular Diseases Using Phonocardiography

Cardiac Health Care: Exploring ICT for Cardiovascular Diseases Using Phonocardiography

Digital Literacy in Rural India

Digital Literacy in Rural India

Intelligent Bookshelf

Intelligent Bookshelf

Communicative Hand Glove for the Hearing Impaired

Communicative Hand Glove for the Hearing Impaired

Development of Hand-Cycle for Children with Movement Disorders

Development of Hand-Cycle for Children with Movement Disorders

Acquisition Electronic Card

Acquisition Electronic Card

Portable Refrigerators for Use in Disadvantaged and Rural Settlements

Portable Refrigerators for Use in Disadvantaged and Rural Settlements

My Robot Friend

My Robot Friend

Low-cost ground reaction force line biofeedback for static posture training – Smart Mirror

Low-cost ground reaction force line biofeedback for static posture training – Smart Mirror

Real Time Sign Language Conversion to Audio

Real Time Sign Language Conversion to Audio

Wrist Band for Hearing Impaired

Wrist Band for Hearing Impaired

Learning Aids for Visually Challenged

Learning Aids for Visually Challenged

Wind-Powered Electrical Supply for Humanitarian Field Operations

Wind-Powered Electrical Supply for Humanitarian Field Operations

Rallybots

Rallybots

Air-quality Microsensors for Earth Observations

Air-quality Microsensors for Earth Observations

Green Cart

Green Cart

IP Telephony System Implementation

IP Telephony System Implementation

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Recycling Program

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Recycling Program

Image Processing Approach to the Modelling and Design of an Intelligent Traffic Control System

Image Processing Approach to the Modelling and Design of an Intelligent Traffic Control System

Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development Laboratory (RESDL)

Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development Laboratory (RESDL)

Device to Assist Communication of Disabled Based on Hand Gesture Recognition

Device to Assist Communication of Disabled Based on Hand Gesture Recognition

Monitoring Air Quality Near Marcellus Shale Drilling Sites

Monitoring Air Quality Near Marcellus Shale Drilling Sites

Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

NYANGA SOLAR WATER HEATERS

NYANGA SOLAR WATER HEATERS

Bangalore Computer-Based Education for the Visually Impaired

Bangalore Computer-Based Education for the Visually Impaired

Uruguay E-Scientia Exhibit

Uruguay E-Scientia Exhibit

Zambia Digital Teaching Units

Zambia Digital Teaching Units

Namibia Science Lab

Namibia Science Lab

Oaklands School Computer Lab & Power Supply

University of KwaZulu-Natal Photovoltaic Lamps

University of KwaZulu-Natal Photovoltaic Lamps

Zambia OpenBTS

Zambia OpenBTS

Communication Device to Assist Children with Cognitive Disorders

Using Renewable Energy to Promote Rural Education

Using Renewable Energy to Promote Rural Education

Developing A Real Time Activity Recognition for Children with Communication and Social Interaction Disabilities

Developing A Real Time Activity Recognition for Children with Communication and Social Interaction Disabilities

Zimbabwe Lightning Occurrences

Zimbabwe Lightning Occurrences

Humasol Solar Cells

Humasol Solar Cells

Kerala Traffic Control

Kerala Traffic Control

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