What kinds of things can students make there?
“Anything from an Arduino-based obstacle-avoiding, Bluetooth-controlled rover with a laser-cut acrylic chassis, to a 3D printed model rocket can be built in the space,” said Caleb Lessard-Clouston, a third-year mechanical engineering major and part of the student staff.
“This space will provide an enormous number of students with the ability to unleash their creative sides,” he added. “And I have no doubt that great things will come as a direct result of the learning that takes place in the new makerspace.”
An open house for the UCLA community will be held on Wednesday, September 26 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Students interested in staff positions can sign up at the open house, or on the makerspace web site (coming soon).
Located on the first and second floors of Boelter Hall, the makerspace includes 12 3D printers; laser cutters;…