Neil Armstrong's Statue
Neil Armstrong's Statue

Vellore Institute of Technology

Tamil Nadu, India
Vellore Institute of Technology

Vellore Institue of Technology is a premier institute for higher education founded under the vision of G. Viswanathan in India in 1984. VIT offers 20 undergraduate, 34 postgraduate, four integrated and four research programs and was recently ranked sixth in the country by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development.

Our team at Purdue, together with a team of professors and students from VIT, are working on providing farmers in the region of Javadi Hills, Tamil Nadu better techniques for water storage, irrigation and crop harvesting.

HEALTH FOR INDIA'S CHILDREN

An initiative by:

EPICS

TEAM


William Oakes

William Oakes

Advisor

Maeve Drummond

Maeve Drummond

Advisor

Chandan Dasgupta

Chandan Dasgupta

Advisor


Neha Choudhary

Neha Choudhary

Teaching Assistant

Jacqueline Adams

Jacqueline Adams

Project Manager
First Year Engineering

Nia Hightower

Nia Hightower

Project Manager
First Year Engineering


Karthick Shankar

Karthick Shankar

Irrigation - Design Lead
First Year Engineering

Abhijith Vamadev

Abhijith Vamadev

Irrigation
First Year Engineering

Rahul Maheswaran

Rahul Maheswaran

Irrigation
First Year Engineering


Prerena Prahlad

Prerena Prahlad

Irrigation
First Year Engineering

Anunai Ishan

Anunai Ishan

Harvesting
Computer Science

Xiantian Sun

Xiantian Sun

Harvesting - Webmaster
Electrical Engineering


Zixin Ruan

Zixin Ruan

Harvesting
Actuarial Science

Kaitlyn Waldman

Kaitlyn Waldman

Harvesting - Design Lead
First Year Engineering

Adam Cuculich

Adam Cuculich

Water Pump - Design Lead
Mechanical Engineering


Justin Figueroa

Justin Figueroa

Water Pump - Financial Officer
Aero and Astro Engineering

Henry Tingle

Henry Tingle

Water Pump
First Year Engineering

Aditya Mishra

Aditya Mishra

Water Pump
First Year Engineering


Anwesha Sanyal

Anwesha Sanyal

Source and Storage - Project Archivist
First Year Engineering

Meesam Zaheer

Meesam Zaheer

Source and Storage
First Year Engineering

Talia Fix McNamara

Talia Fix McNamara

Source and Storage
First Year Engineering

OUR PARTNERS

College of Engineering at Purdue University

EPICS is a service-learning design program in which teams of students partner with local and global community organizations to address human, community, and environmental needs. EPICS was founded at Purdue University in Fall 1995 housed under the College of Engineering.

John Deere

Professionals from John Deere have helped us in various ways, ranging from providing technical knowledge regarding agricultural equipments to participating in our design review and giving us valuable feedbacks.

College of Agriculture at Purdue University

College of Agriculture has assisted us in every step of our project by providing knowledge regarding farming techniques and tractors built from discarded items at low costs.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue

West Lafayette, IN

+1 (765) 494-0639 (Program Coordinator)

epics@ecn.purdue.edu