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Spring 2017-2018
* EGR 351   No Audit

Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS)

Jay B. Benziger
Dan Leyzberg
Michael G. Littman

In the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program, students earn academic credit for their participation in multidisciplinary design teams that solve technology-based problems for local not-for-profit organizations. The teams are: multidisciplinary--drawing students from across engineering and around the university; vertically-integrated--maintaining a mix of sophomores through seniors each semester; and long-term--each student may participate in a project for up to six semesters. The continuity, technical depth, and disciplinary breadth of these teams enable delivery of projects of significant benefit to the community.

Reading/Writing assignments:
Each project team will complete mid-semester and end-of semester oral and written project reports. These will include background on the team's project partners in the community, a description of all aspects of the design project being carried out for the partner, a status report on the project, plans for the future, and any other material specified by the faculty advisor(s) for the team. Reading material and other requirements will be determined by the faculty advisor(s) for each team.

Design Project - 40%
Oral Presentation(s) - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 30%

Other Requirements:
Community-Based Learning Component Required
Student must have successfully completed EGR 350.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Completion of EGR 350..

Other information:
Please enroll into B01 for "Time" team, B02 for "Design for Developing World" team, B03 for "K-12 CS Mentors".


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42887 B01 TBA        Enrolled:16 Limit:50
42885 B02 TBA        Enrolled:1 Limit:30
42886 B03 TBA        Enrolled:7 Limit:30
42884 C01 TBA        Enrolled:24 Limit:70