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University of Vermont FabLab

An incubator for ideas and a place to engage people’s imaginations, the Vermont FabLab makes rapid-prototyping tools available to students and provides the opportunity for interaction in developing and testing innovative products and ideas.

Twenty-four hours a day, the University of Vermont’s Fabrication Laboratory, or Fab Lab, is buzzing with activity. You might not see any students lining up to design and build the next best thing, but judging from the back-to-back jobs in the queue for the 3D printer, there are a lot of ideas percolating.

Read more in the following articles:

UVM FabLab Provides Play Space for ‘Makers’ of All Ages

Pre-college Class Goes Deep into Maker Movement

Equipment on site includes:

  • CAD/CAM software
  • 3D Scanning
  • 3D Printing
  • Laser Cutting and engraving
  • Circuit Board Fabrication
  • Electrical Assembly and test tools

The Vermont FabLab shares space with the Prototype shop. On campus partners include the Instrumentation and Model Facility (IMF) and the many research labs that are a part the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.

A New Approach to Nature-Inspired Design & Engineering

Neri Oxman

2014 George D. Aiken Lecture
Hosted by the University of Vermont College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Keynote address by Neri Oxman: Material Ecology: A New Approach to Nature-Inspired Design & Engineering

Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 5:00 pm
UVM Ira Allen Chapel
More information. RSVP today.