Collaborative learning at the Prototyping Fund Fall 2019 Showcase

On December 6, 2019, the MakerSpace event space was bustling with students, faculty and outside visitors coming to see the prototypes developed by awardees of the Fall 2019 Prototyping Fund. Since 2013, the NYU Prototyping Fund (a collaborative program offered by the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute) has awarded teams of students up to $500 for phase 1 to  build hardware or software prototypes, and connects them with the…

Mini Grant Winner: Up-cycling Damaged Laptops

This blog post has been prepared by Somto Ejinkonye, winner of the MakerSpace Mini Grant for the month of October, 2019.Somto is a junior studying at Tandon. Before: Approach: After: Process: ​The project was inspired by the need to reduce electronic waste in our environment by upcycling old or broken electronics. The motherboard was going to be discarded by a local business, so they agreed to give it away instead. Upon closer inspection, the motherboard seemed to be…
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