Achives Makers




The MakerLab  was honored to be invited by Infosys Foundation USA to participate in a talk on how 3D printing can be used to enhance and improve learning. Infosys Foundation USA is a “non-profit organization passionate about bridging the digital divide in America*.” Infosys works to breach this gap of knowledge […]

Using 3D Printing to Enhance Learning



The MakerLab was proud to show off some 3D printing at Engineering Open House(EOH) this year! EOH is a two day event every year in the spring semester were every single engineering RSO sets up a table and shows off their skills to high school and middle school students. This […]

Meet the Maker- Adrian Radocea


People come into the lab to print all sorts of amazing things. And every print has its own story. In Shivani Patel’s case, that story involved an octopus and some bowls. Shivani came into the MakerLab for an assignment in her Informatics 490: Makerspace class. For her assignment, Shivani decided […]

Meet The Maker- Shivani Patel


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, Will Jones! Will is currently a freshman in the Division of General Studies. He is hoping to […]

Volunteer Spotlight- Will Jones



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, Dash Kosaka!   Dash started working in the MakerLab his freshman year after being recommended […]

Volunteer Spotlight- Dash Kosaka


Our #makeroftheweek is Reese! Reese is currently a freshman here at Illinois studying Agricultural and Biological Engineering. Reese came into the MakerLab to print a micro quadcopter frame. A micro quad copter is a mini helicopter that has four rotor blades instead of the typical one. His plan was to make […]

Meet The Maker – Reese Richardson


Free prints on Wednesdays Free? Did someone say free? Did you know that on Wednesdays in the MakerLab any prints under 1 hour are completely free? One maker, I-Ning Chen, did. I-Ning is a student at Illinois obtaining her Master of Science in Technology Management. She fell in love with 3D printing […]

Meet the Maker: I-Ning Chen