Students at UC Berkeley have launched a large rocket containing a number of 3D printed components.
MakerGear’s New Micro Kit for Kids
MakerGear announced a very different kind of 3D printer for students, the Micro 3D Printer Kit.
Continuous Carbon Fiber 3D Prints For Space Applications?
I’m looking at a new project by Anisoprint where parts for a proposed lunar rover were produced.
MakerBot Introduces Third Edition Of Their Educators Guidebook
MakerBot announced a third edition for their well-regarded Educators Guidebook.
Book of the Week: The Unwritten Laws of Engineering
This week’s selection is “The Unwritten Laws of Engineering” by James G. Skakoon and W. J. King.
Book of the Week: Studying Engineering
This week’s selection is “Studying Engineering: A Road Map To A Rewarding Career” by Raymond B. Landis.
SOLIDWORKS For Students And Makers Coming Later This Year
Dassault Systèmes announced some changes to SOLIDWORKS pricing that will be of interest to both students and makers.
The Art And Science Of Predicting Polymer 3D Printed Part Strength
Swapnil Sinha is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University whose research in additive manufacturing shows strength for the future of both DfAM and in-situ embedding in 3D printed parts.
The Journey From Making To Mechanical Engineering To Additive Manufacturing PhD
Swapnil Sinha is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University whose story in moving into additive manufacturing is becoming more familiar these days.
Printlab Introduces Student Portal For 3D Print Learning
Printlab has introduced a new “student portal” that allows students to work online when learning about 3D printing.
This Year’s Special College Intern Candidates
Charles R. Goulding examines opportunities for students looking for internships in the 3D printing industry in the strange landscape of 2020.
Additive World’s Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2020
Are you a student with an idea for a fantastic 3D printed part? If so enter Additive World’s Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2020.
3D Printing: A Step For STEM In Girls’ Education
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and STEAM (adding in the Arts) education is more important than ever for the next generation — but it isn’t always accessible, or equitable.
Winners: 2019 3D Hubs Student Grant
Winners have been announced in 3D Hubs’ Student Grant design contest highlighting student work in product design, transportation, sustainability, robotics, and healthcare.
Focusing 3D Printing On Students, Not Educators
MakerBot is taking a slightly different approach to introducing 3D printing to students, and I think it’s the right way.
The 2019 3D Hubs Student Grant Begins – Turn Your Project into a Product
3D printing is as lucrative as it has ever been, with various industries harnessing the technology to further improve our lives.
A Different Way To Learn About Ancient Egypt
An interesting experiment at Howard University demonstrated a different way to learn about ancient Egypt.
3D Printing In The Dorm? Is This Really A Good Idea?
It’s nearing the start of University sessions for many students, some of whom may be contemplating using a 3D printer – in their dormitory room.
The Incredible MagicaVoxel 3D Modeling Tool
Need an introductory 3D modeling tool? MagicaVoxel is what you need.
3D Hubs Launches Student Grant Program
Once again, 3D Hubs has launched their Student Grant Program.
MakerBot’s Educator’s Guidebook is Pretty Good!
We’re looking at MakerBot’s new Educators Guidebook today.
A Printathalon To Take Place in Albany; Why Not One In Your Town, Too?
In the city of Albany, NY, there will be something called a “Printathalon” taking place soon. But we think this is something that should happen everywhere.
A 3D Printer Invades a High School
At Dublin Coffman High School in the not-quite metropolis of Dublin, Ohio (population 41,751) you’ll find a 3D printer. It’s not a massive color, multi material, commercial 3D printer. It’s merely a hobby 3D printer built from scratch for USD$600. But it’s impact will be far more than any commercial 3D printer. Teacher Jim… Continue reading A 3D Printer Invades a High School
Ubiquitous 3D Printing On Campus
The University of Nevada, Reno has done something we haven’t seen before: place advanced 3D equipment in their academic library providing access to all. Before the days of color inkjet printers at home and Kinko’s, some used to go to the local library to run off copies of documents. Now the DeLaMare Science and… Continue reading Ubiquitous 3D Printing On Campus
3D Modeling Contest
GraphicsCompetitions.com points out an “International Modeling Contest”. No, it’s not a runway in Milan – it’s a 3D design competition. Specifically, the contest seeks new designs for a scooter’s body and body parts. The contest is held by the SDT Institute Sezana, with major sponsors being Rhinoceros, Z Corp and Materialise. Oh, note that entries… Continue reading 3D Modeling Contest
Robots Constructed with 3D Printer
At the Sandusky Robot Games students entered a competition in which they must construct a robot capable of tossing a 40″ inflatable ball over a set height. While they had many challenges in constructing such a device, they did make use of a 3D printer to manufacture certain necessary unique parts. The video shows the… Continue reading Robots Constructed with 3D Printer