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  • Engineers and Artists Collaborate

    EES does all sorts of jobs, including odd jobs that beautify the Seamans Center.

    October 17, 2012
  • Mousepad - EES Dye-sublimation Printer

    EES purchased a Ricoh SG 3110DN dye-sublimation printer in May 2014.

    May 29, 2014
  • T. Rex: Recycled Drawer Dividers

    Doug Eltoft asked John Kostman to make an item that demonstrates one of the capabilities of the staff and the equipment in the Engineering Electronics Shop. John chose to make something from a laser sliceform in dxf format. (You can, of course, google that to see what sort of patterns he had to choose from.) Autodesk 123D can create files that turns a 3D model into 2D build plans. Because the pattern he downloaded (from the Epilog Laser sample club) already had the 2D slices created, John didn't have to do that, but he recommends 123D to anyone wanting to do this sort of project.

    January 30, 2015
  • Aishwarya Builds NTAs

      Aishwarya Parandkar is a sophomore BME major who began working in the Engineering Electronics Shop last August.   Her primary job there now is building NTAs, Aishwarya stripping cable a device for which there has been a constant demand. Aishwarya learned how to make circuit boards, strip insulation from a cable, and solder, some of the necessary skills.

    January 07, 2015
  • 3231 Rebuild

    This computer classroom was rebuilt with new tables and chairs, lecturn, and projector.

    August 19, 2014
  • NTA - Nerve Traffic Analyzer

    EES is building nerve traffic analyzers based on one built in the 1980s.

    October 23, 2012
  • Hearing Response Box

    A hearing response box built for a researcher in the Department of Neurosurgery.

    January 10, 2013
  • Personalize It in the Electronics Shop

    You can personalize mugs, coasters, tiles, or mousepads with the dye-sublimation printer.

    June 09, 2014
  • Grid for scale

    The Hawkeye colors of the grid and scale offer high-contrast as well as school spirit.

    March 21, 2013