EPICS program gives ASU students opportunities to put their education to work by helping communities solve problems

Jared Schoepf, an undergraduate majoring in chemical engineering, leads a team of students designing environmentally sustainable ways to keep trash out of the Rio Salado Habitat Area in Phoenix.

Using computer modeling to simulate water flow, the team is working with the City of Phoenix to rethink how an extensive system of storm drains empty water from the city’s streets into the urban habitat restoration area and wildlife refuge.

Taylor Barker, an undergraduate chemical engineering major, and her student team – the Green Girl Gamers – have an idea to get young girls off the couch and bring them outdoors to play a nature-oriented video game.

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