Undergraduate Program
Client Project Challenge

The process of working on projects for external clients is essential to the IEMS undergraduate curriculum. Each year we look for projects for students to work on in the fall, winter, and spring quarters.

Do you have a project you would like our students to work on?

Submit a project proposal

Evaluating Fire Resiliency in Evanston, IL

American Red Cross aimed to assist those who need disaster relief with better models to improve disaster preparedness and resiliency.

Feasibility Study for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Evanston, Illinois

The City of Evanston looked to encourage electric vehicles with charging stations, but needed an implementation strategy.

City of Evanston Bicycle Rack Distribution Analysis

Bike parking at inconvenient locations led the City of Evanston to search for a better bike rack distribution.

Bank of America Chicago Marathon Medical Volunteer Allocation Handbook

Efficient staffing of medical volunteer locations throughout the Chicago Marathon is imperative in the event of an emergency.

Inventory Management for Penda Health

A health company wanted insight into their inventory management to reduce lost revenue and improve patient experience.

City of Evanston Community Gardens Project

A new city ordinance created the opportunity for urban gardens and farms, but finding locations for these gardens proved difficult.

Evanston Bible Fellowship Volunteer Management Proposal

Scheduling concerns and miscommunication with volunteers at a local church caused dissatisfaction amongst leaders and volunteers.