epics@asu

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 Courses, and EPICS High.

Our projects focus on four themes

  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Sustainability

Latest news

EPICS Generator Awards Honor Projects serving global communities

EPICS Generator Awards Honor Projects serving global communities

For the 2020­–2021 academic year, three EPICS teams were recognized along with 22 individual student awardees in different categories. Additionally, an industry mentor and community partner were recognized for their contributions to EPICS@ASU. Read more about the...

EPICS teams advance projects through COVID-safe espaces

EPICS teams advance projects through COVID-safe espaces

Engineers design solutions to help solve a variety of problems facing modern-day society. That’s the key goal of the Engineering Projects in Community Service program in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering known as EPICS, where student teams work together to...

ASU alumni turn passion for helping people into thriving nonprofits

ASU alumni turn passion for helping people into thriving nonprofits

Charities built on long, unpaid hours and learning on the fly Arizona State University graduates have started dozens of nonprofit organizations that help thousands of people in Arizona and around the world, including Native Americans, veterans, children with...