Projects

The WPI EPICS teams work with central Massachusetts service organizations and in conjunction with the WPI Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC). Our projects revolve around accessibility and assistive technology design. Check out the project descriptions to see what we are up to.

Sensory Stimulation Activity Board

For the first EPICS project undertaken at WPI, students in the Activity Board team are working with the Glavin Center to design and build a fun and interactive activity board for Michael, a resident at the center. Learn more...

Soccer Adaptation for a Manual Wheelchair

Students in the Spring ‘05 Rehabilitation Engineering Course designed and built prototypes of devices that could be attached to a manual wheelchair to enable a young girl to be more actively engaged while playing soccer. Learn more...

Wander Monitor

WPI will be working with the Adult Day Health Center in Worcester to design a monitor geared toward individuals with Alzheimer's disease to prevent wandering outside a program area or home. Learn more...

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