Featured MakerSpace TA: Magdalena Sawicka

Magdalena “Magda”/ “Maggie” Sawicka is a Senior (class of 2018) at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, pursuing Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Aerospace Engineering.  She is one of the co-founders of the NYU Aerospace Club. Maggie is a curious person. She has interests in a variety of prototyping methods involving wearables. She is in-charge of the sewing machine area beside the Tool Shed. Previously, she has facilitated a workshop on wearable technology. At the MakerSpace, she…

The Circular Design Makeathon

On Tuesday, July 11th 2017, there was an event specially designed for building light prototypes for the circular design challenge of OpenIDEO. During the makeathon, there was a special guest speaker to inspire everyone about the benefits and necessities of a circular design. The event was hosted by Adhish Patel and me. The challenge statement is “How might we get products to people without generating plastic waste?” The challenge has 3 opportunity areas: Products to…

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