Learning about engineering by helping to solve problems in local communities

“Engineers from day one” is the identity new undergraduates are encouraged to adopt in Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. The idea is to motivate students not to wait until they finish their schooling to actually do some real engineering.

Since 2008 many have embarked on that endeavor through the Engineering Projects in Community Service program — better known as EPICS — in which they help to solve real-world, engineering-based problems for local communities, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations.

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