The UST Design Lab can be found in room LL02 of O'Shaughnessy Science Hall. Use of the equipment and room must be approved by AnnMarie. Students are encouraged to use the space for projects. Throughout the semester, workshops will be offered on the safe use of various machines and equipment. Please see the bulletin board outside of the lab for sign-ups.
Current Design Lab Students:
- William Besser (UG) is working on a study of how engineers are taught to be creative
- Sam Johnson (UG) is working on "squishy circuits as teaching tools"
- Joey Nesbitt (UG) is working on communication devices for older adults
- Brandon Turek-Krengel (UG) is working on: a windmill unit for math teachers, and a survey of P-12 Engineering Design programs
Past Design Lab Students:
- John Gorman worked on the a.i.r. (airport information relay) project which won a "Design Distinction" rating from ID Magazine
- Brian Falk, Scott Adkins, and Ben Dauwalter worked on a project exploring improvements that can be made to walker designs
- ZCorp 350 3D printer
- Universal 40 Watt laser cutter
- Singer Inspiration sewing machine
- Inventables DesignAid library
- Plenty of Play Doh, markers, soldering irons, Exacto knives, glue, and crayons