The Columbia Makerspace, previously located on the 12th floor of the Mudd Building, received a makeover right at the beginning of this academic year. Upon stepping into its new location, Mudd Room 254 (in the Engineering Terrace), you are greeted by a mixture of grandiose machines and boxes full of yet-to-be-organized materials. All things considered, the lab and its advanced technology are impressive, especially to a fresh face.
When can I stop by?
The Makerspace is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays. Also, it is accessible to users during the extra “office hours” held by the superusers or manager.
Who can use the space?
Any student, faculty, staff member, or alum with valid Columbia identification can take advantage of the plethora of devices available, including 3D printers, laser cutters, vinyl cutters, metal and woodworking appliances, and sewing and embroidery…