The Engineering Projects in Community Service program, known as EPICS, is a national award-winning social entrepreneurship program. Teams design, build and deploy systems to solve engineering-based problems for charities, schools and other not-for-profit organizations. Our students aren’t waiting to graduate to make a differencethey are tackling real-world problems today.

There are several ways to get involved with EPICS learn more about EPICS Gold Courses, EPICS Maroon and EPICS High School.


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EPICS Program featured in the Mesa Legend

Story written by Kian Hagerman, Mesa Legend For many who seek to affect change in the world, the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program at ASU offers opportunities to do so. Originating at Purdue University, ASU is one of 20 universities involved in... read more

First EPICS Networking Reception a success

The Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program hosted the program’s first ever Networking Reception on September 23, 2013.  The event promoted industry and community partners to connect with EPICS high school and college students.  Dr. Scott... read more

Fiji Lights launch prototype

The EPICS Team, Fiji Lights, launched their first prototype in July 2013 after a variety of trials and tribulations with their initial models.  Fiji Lights is committed to designing and building a sustainable lighting system for schools in Fiji that do not have access... read more