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…

GreenHouse: Fall 2017 in Review

It’s been a little quiet from the GreenHouse team this semester, but fear not! We have been busy cooking up ideas! We’ve had an action-packed semester with over 20 workshops and events (!!!) ranging from hacking Amazon Alexa to talks about the importance of mushrooms. I’m here to share a little about the highlights from the semester. It all started on October 5. Simon and Ashley partnered with Major League Hacking to help students learn about Alexa…

Announcing the Ideation Series by the GreenHouse at MakerSpace

Are you struggling to come up with new ideas or find problems to solve? These workshops will teach you hands-on skills for creative problem solving using an ideation framework and continue with visual thinking workshops focusing on sketching and prototyping. This series of workshops will help lay the groundwork for you to participate and be successful in these upcoming programs at NYU:  J-Term Startup Sprint. Application deadline: November 20, 2017. Prototyping Fund. Application deadline: TBA…

Design Thinking Bootcamp with I Am Your Protector

On June 14th 2017, starting from 9:30 AM, the EventSpace hosted a Design Thinking Bootcamp for people from all over New York. This Design Thinking Bootcamp was facilitated by Dr. Anne-Laure Fayard, Associate Professor in the Department of Technology Management and Innovation, which offers every summer a design thinking bootcamp. This year, the bootcamp focused on a challenge posed by I Am Your Protector (a community of people who speak up and stand up for each other across…

Wearable Technology Workshop

On April 27th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, we had our very first Wearable Technology Workshop. The workshop was facilitated by the Manager of the NYU Tandon MakerSpace, Victoria Bill, and our TA Magdalena Sawicka. We used Adafruit Gemma in this workshop. The most important facet of this workshop was that by the end of it, the participant students had something tangible.  During the beginning of the workshop, Victoria showed different kinds of conductive fabrics and…

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