Design Week

The first-ever Design Week at NYU Tandon School of Engineering was off to a great start! This series of events brought together students from various schools, programs and disciplines across NYU to learn about ideation, design, prototyping and bringing their ideas to life! Here are some highlights from the week: Day 1 – Panel Discussion on Design Thinking The first event was a panel discussion on “Design Thinking: A buzzword or a holy grail to…

Mini Grant Winner : MIDI Guitar

This blog was written by Julian Tang – the winner of the MakerSpace Mini-Grant for the month of November, 2018. MIDI Guitar This project is a MIDI guitar that utilizes sensors to capture the action of the player’s actions, and sending this data to computer-based audio synthesizers in real-time. It enables guitar players to tap into the endless possibilities of digital audio synthesis; electronic musicians can also use it to gain natural and intimate control…

NYU Venture Showcase

The NYU Venture Showcase is an opportunity to meet and greet with some of NYU’s top entrepreneurial talent that participates in the $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge as run by the W. R. Berkley Innovation Labs. For your background, the $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge is an 8-month accelerator program involving more than 530 students, alumni, faculty, and researchers from 20 schools across NYU’s global campuses, all of whom compete for a total of $300,000 in cash prizes and…

The first season of DFA NYU Podcast “Design Thinking Roundtable” is ready

As we are kicking off the Design Week today at the Design Lab @ NYU MakerSpace, we are delighted to share with you the first season of Design Thinking Roundtable,  DFA NYU Podcast.  In this first seasons, they invited three experts in the field of innovation and design to discuss their experiences and expertise on human-centered design. The three episodes are full of inspiring stories and useful insights and tips for both those who want…

Spring Prototyping Fund Deadline Is Announced: February 8th, 5:00 PM

The NYU Prototyping Fund is a program offered through a collaboration between the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute. Its primary objective is to provide students with the encouragement, resources, and tools necessary to bring your ideas to life. The prototypes you build with these funds should help you articulate and test your assumptions and move to the next stage of product development. Awards Overview • Awards will be granted twice per…
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