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Looking for Ways to Help During the Covid-19 Crisis

PPE for New England Healthcare Workers 3D Printing

In absorbing the events that are unfolding worldwide we all can feel helpless, waiting as government and healthcare mobilize to help battle Covid-19. It’s a lot to unpack. In times of stress it is helpful to focus on what we can do. We at AET Labs are committed to support our local community in the… read more

Dig It. Fab It. Make It. 2020 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Event Update

In response to the global health crisis and Governor Baker’s directive, we regretfully announce we’re canceling Dig it. Fab it. Make it. and the Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge scheduled for May 8th at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. This decision is necessary to ensure your health and safety, which is our paramount concern. This was not… read more

Stratasys Introduces a New Addition to the J Series

The launch of a new Stratasys J-Series 3D printer has certainly made headlines this week! Designed for designers, the game-changing J826 printer makes highly-realistic, full color Pantone-validated printing accessible for education budgets. Below, we’ve compiled a few interviews from the folks at Stratasys as well as researchers who have piloted this truly amazing piece of… read more

Meet MakerBot SKETCH Classroom

MakerBot Sketch

Exciting news today as MakerBot announces SKETCH, the ideal classroom setup! With time being one of our most valuable classroom resources, the MakerBot SKETCH is designed for optimal classroom workflow.  Using years of veteran experience integrating 3D printing in an EDU environment, MakerBot has honed the most reliable 3D desktop printing solution for the classroom.… read more

Case Study: East Tennessee State University Engineering Labs

Originally published by TecQuipment, October 8, 2019 East Tennessee State University, which has a history of teaching engineering technology dating back to the 1930s, made the decision to expand the course offering in 2015 to include a BSc in General Engineering which combines courses from mechanical, civil and electrical engineering. To teach the course they… read more

In Development: Quanser’s Self-Driving Car Research Studio

Blog courtesy of Derek Wight, Quanser  Originally published October 3, 2019   Back Then… In the late 2000s, there were no iPhones, no YouTube, no Arduinos or Raspberry Pi’s, the DotCom bubble was still growing, Google was still a new thing. You had to pay hundreds of dollars for a C compiler, and 90% of… read more

Hello 2020!

Hello 2020!

Looking back at a momentous 2019 gives us much to anticipate! The STEM education movement in K-12 continues to gain momentum, innovation in Higher Ed is reaching new peaks, and advocacy to provide real-world training to students is promoting a healthy economy here in New England.  Thank you to our manufacturing partners and enthusiastic instructors… read more

New Case Study: Students Teaching 3D Scanning to Students

Students Teaching 3D Scanning to Students: Welcome to the Makerspace! Post courtesy of Creaform. Here’s something that will make you wish you were back in college: the Makerspace, a Design and Innovation Lab at the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Launched a few years ago after the overhaul of an old engineering… read more

New Engineering Education Case Study From TecQuipment

Texas A&M University Zachry Engineering Education Complex Originally published by TecQuipment on December 3, 2019 Recently one of the USA’s largest engineering schools, Texas A&M University, invested in a new engineering education complex that would revolutionize the way they teach their 20,000 engineering students. One element of this new complex was a new model for… read more