Design Lab’s Stories #3: Urban Food Lab

While We Are the New Farmers was launched as a venture (see our previous story), the vertical farm that the team had created stayed in the MakerSpace and became the Urban Lab VIP project. Omar Gowayed, one of the members of the original team, shares with us the story of the Urban Lab. This is a passionate story about food and sustainability, but also about  iteration, experiential learning and community engagement.  We hope you’ll enjoy…

Intervention Series: Count Down!

     In Spring 2018, CAIRN, a tangible apparatus to visualize interactions in the MakerSpace was created as part of a research project led by Anne-Laure Fayard and Victoria Bill and the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace. We learned a ton from this first experiment and this fall decided to experiment further. In this spirit of experimentation and rapid prototyping, we decided to create Intervention Series, a set of three short interactive installations aiming at…

InnoVention Society is hosting NYU’s first AI hackathon

SuperHacks is NYU’s first AI hackathon made for both engineering and business students.  Over a high-energy weekend, you will:  Take on the challenge of turning an idea into a startup that’s ready to take off   Meet fellow entrepreneurially minded students and build a multi-disciplinary team   Build machine learning, computer vision or bot projects Discover & tackle real industry challenges with the help of experts  Get free Red Bull, Google, x.ai swag Win a cash prize, swag and…

Thematic Series at the Design Lab in the Fall 2018 semester

The fall 2018 semester has seen some exciting events and workshops so far that were conducted at the Design Lab in the NYU MakerSpace. Please reach out to Raksha or Cherisha, the Design Lab Coordinators with any ideas for the space or events. Some highlights of the industry events are described below. ANSYS Simulation Tools on Sep 20 This workshop was conducted by Gilles Eggenspieler, who is a Worldwide Academic Program Sales Operations Director at ANSYS, Inc. He gave a good…

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