IPPD 2021-2022 Team SimpliciTea at the Cade Museum presenting their project!

Why join IPPD?

The IPPD program provides an outstanding experiential learning opportunity for senior-level engineering students to work on real-world industry projects under the direction of UF faculty and sponsor company mentors. Students will design, build and test a real product, while learning teamwork skills and how to complete projects on time and within budget-all while satisfying their capstone design requirements.


  • 3 credits fall (Tuesday periods 8 to 10)
  • 3 credits spring (Tuesday periods 8 to 10)
  • Approximately 10 to 12 hours/week including class time.

What does IPPD offer?

IPPD looks for top students in their graduating year to participate in a two-semester course that teaches students from various engineering disciplines how to design products and processes. This course provides students with direct access to companies that may be looking to hire in the future.