The Vermont FabLab at the University of Vermont

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.

Equipment on site includes:

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.

Courses:

Vermont FabLab Workshop

CEMS 095 and 295
Spring 2014
Registration opens November 1
Inquire about this class through UVM Continuing Education

Vermont FabLab Workshop is an overview of the convergence of art + technology in Engineering, Contemporary Art and the DIY Maker Movement. Through live demonstrations, hands-on projects and complementary readings students will gain technical skills and engage in critical reflections on aesthetics, material culture, technology and society.

Class projects will cover design thinking, microcontrollers, physical computing, handmade electronics, circuit bending, e-textiles and how to use Vermont FabLab’s rapid prototyping equipment. Students will gain practical skills and class presentations will give context to how artists, scientists and technologists are using rapid prototyping methods.

Community Programs:

Vermont State FIRST Technical Challenge Championship

University of Vermont, March 2014

Start a program and make a difference

Watch the video about this year’s challenge, visit the FIRST @ UVM website

Vermont FabLab hours fall semester 2013

Tuesday 10am - 2pm
Wednesday 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Thursday 10am - 2pm
Thursday 4pm - 8pm