Achives Announcements


The MakerLab is featured as the cover story of this semester’s Postmarks publication. Postmarks is an official publication of the University of Illinois News Bureau and is mailed to 65,000 parents of current and prospective undergraduate students. This story features our two for-credit courses (Digital Making, taught by Vishal Sachdev […]

Fostering entrepreneurship and interdisciplinary team work







Congratulations to Winnie & Ryan on their recent graduation from the University of Illinois!  Winnie and Ryan earned their BS in Engineering and are off to new adventures. Winnie will be working for Boeing in St. Louis, while Ryan is considering his options. We recently held a celebratory dinner at […]

Congrats to Winnie & Ryan!



We have an exciting summer planned at the lab. We have open hours on M/W/F from 3:00 to 6:00 in most weeks( See the Events page for any closures during these times) , and we welcome students/faculty/staff/community members and area businesses as well. We have special workshops for  college students/faculty/staff/community […]

Join us for a Summer of Making at the Lab


Recently, our friends at Dremel, donated a new IdeaBuilder 3D Printer to our Lab. This printer is similar to our standard Replicator 2 3D printers: both print using PLA (polylactic acid) filament. However, the IdeaBuilder has a multicolor navigation screen and also provides an enclosed build area which helps the […]

Dremel Donates Printer!