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  • T. Rex: Recycled Drawer Dividers

    January 30, 2015

    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.

  • Aishwarya Builds NTAs

    January 07, 2015

      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.

  • Cutting Cork on the Waterjet

    December 10, 2014

    All of the things that I have seen cut by the waterjet cutter have been metal. But recently that device cut several 6” slabs of cork. Why cork? And who would do that? Alex Zeppieri, who is a CEE major with an art minor, explained how he came to have thick chunks of cork cut in the Engineering Machine Shop. He elucidated:

  • Napoleon

    October 16, 2012

    Napoleon's death mask came to the Engineering Machine Shop to be scanned in October 2012.

  • Printing Cases for CERN

    October 29, 2014

    Detector element cases printed on 3D printers for CERN.

  • 3231 Rebuild

    August 19, 2014

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

  • New Wireless Service in SC

    August 05, 2014

    ITS replaced and added wireless access points in July.

  • Summer Projects and Summer Staff

    June 17, 2014

    Meet the students helping with ECS summer 2014 projects.

  • Data Manager - What Carrie Does

    July 11, 2013

    What the data manager does. Have you ever wondered?

  • 2012 IT survey results and answers

    January 02, 2013

    Results of the 3rd IT campus-wide survey by ITS.