Arduino workshop 1

Tau Beta Pi, the honors engineering society, and Design for America of NYU collaborated to organize the first Arduino workshop for this semester. This workshop was facilitated by one of our TAs, GuiHui Liu. Gui planned a simple workshop for the students who had never programmed or used an Arduino before. For simplicity, we grouped the students into teams. In this workshop, students learned how to LEDs and potentiometers.. Gui started the workshop with the basics of Arduino,…

CAM workshop 1

This was a workshop organized by Design for America of NYU, and facilitated by me. Heads up, this might be a little on the technical side of things, so I took some liberty of including external links: In the workshop, I taught students to create G-code file meant for computer aided machining, using Autodesk Fusion 360. We used a DXF file to create a 3D model using fusion. After that, we used the CAM feature in fusion and…

Design Jam for Healthy Aging

                                    Insights & Learning from the Event  Research from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention indicates that falls are a serious threat to the safety of seniors and an obstacle to living a healthy life. Aimed to help participants develop better solutions “The Design Jam for Healthy Ageing” provided a unique one-day boot-camp on human centered design. Centered…

MakerSpace: The Origin Story

The new NYU MakerSpace came to life on September of 2016. The opening was grand with over 300 people from all over NYU and NYC being present for the ribbon cutting ceremony. But, did you know how the MakerSpace came into existence? There was a temporary space on the second floor of the Roger’s hall and a makeshift MakerSpace with a couple of Mojo and one Dimension Elite printers was created. Even though it was right…

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