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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

YouTube Civil Engineering Live: 24th October 2019

Hey New England instructors! Grab a cup of coffee and join our friends from across the pond at TQ live at 7AM EST {12.00 (GMT)} YouTube Civil Engineering Live, is an hour long live streamed event that showcases TecQuipment’s teaching products for civil engineering including materials testing, structures and fluid mechanics. This dynamic LIVE event means you can ask questions to… read more

Your Body’s Digital Twin: Coming to a Stratasys 3D Printer Near You

First published on the Stratasys blog on October 9th 2019, by Jessica Coughlin. Next Tuesday, October 15, marks the day when the most biomechanically realistic synthetic version of yourself – or at least certain key bones, organs and other tissues – becomes possible thanks to the new Stratasys J750™ Digital Anatomy™ 3D Printer. As Stratasys-watchers… read more

New Fab Lab Bootcamp Workshops Announced!

Summer’s in the rear-view mirror and a new school year is in full swing! Fall is a great time to set goals and start planning your Professional Development calendar. AET Labs is pleased to announce our newest round of Fab Lab Bootcamp Workshops featuring a diverse selection of our most popular sessions paired with some… read more

5 Steps to 5-Axis

Dynamic and efficient, 5-axis machining is fast becoming the standard in manufacturing. As more complex geometries and production efficiencies are demanded by industry, how do we prepare students with the right skills needed to excel as advanced, 5-axis adept machinists? Follow 5 progressive steps: Step One: Choose professional-grade CNC machines and software by EMCO The… read more

Why Will a Laser be the Most Popular Tool in Your Makerspace?

Four reasons a laser machine will be the hit of your makerspace, hackerspace, or fab lab. Courtesy of Amy Dallman, Epilog Laser How do you build a successful makerspace? It’s the tools in the space that bring in users, and the more users your space has, the more successful your space can be. Makers are… read more