Yearly Archives: 2017


The MakerLab volunteers are a really important part of the lab. They help day to day welcoming makers, and assist with workshops and fixing printers. Today, we will introduce you to one of our volunteers, Tony Kim! Tony is a junior here at Illinios studying business and statistics. Tony found out about the […]

Volunteer Spotlight- Tony Kim   Recently updated!


With 55 fraternities, 36 sororities and over a fourth of the student population involved in Greek life it’s hard not to know someone in a fraternity or sorority. Recently, we had the opportunity to get to know someone new involved in a fraternity on campus. Nathan stopped by the lab […]

Meet the Maker- Nathan   Recently updated!


The MakerLab volunteers are a really important part of the lab. They help day to day welcoming makers, and assist with workshops and fixing printers. Today, we will introduce you to one of our volunteers, Yuxuan Tang! Yuxuan is a junior here at Illinois studying Accounting. He first found the […]

Volunteer Spotlight- Yuxuan Tang



The MakerLab gurus are a really important part of the lab. They manage the lab by helping day to day makers set up prints, facilitate with workshops and fixing printers. We had the opportunity to interview one of our gurus, Linxi Liu, and now we will share her story with you.   […]

Gurus Interview- Linxi Liu


There are many different things to consider when starting your print. Things such as print size or density and even filament. Choosing what filament to use when printing isn’t always what color you want your print to be. Sometimes it’s what type of filament to use. There are plenty of […]

Wood Printing at the Lab


The University of Illinois is proud to be opening Carle Illinois College of Medicine. Olivia Coiado, a teaching assistant professor within the college, explains that this is the first college of medicine in the nation that is specifically designed to blend engineering and medicine together. This new college is looking […]

Hearts for Carle College of Medicine




We were honored to participate in the Pygmalion Tech Demo hosted at Krannert Center a few weeks ago. As you can imagine, this demo involved hundreds of newly inspired ideas from prototypes to demo stages to upcoming new technology. Some projects include HTC VR glasses (virtual reality glasses), a new […]

Pygmalion Tech Demo