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Do you have a social venture idea that will create positive change in the world? The NYU Changemaker Challenge (CmC) is an opportunity for NYU undergraduate students to fulfill their visions of sustainable and scalable social change.  Through a comprehensive array of workshops and resources, students establish non-profits, for-profits or hybrid organizations that bring about positive social impact in communities across the country and around the world. Selected teams are awarded $1,000 seed grants, and
      On Tuesday 25 April, the Event Space at NYU Tandon MakerSpace was vibrant with teams of students presenting their prototypes and answering questions from a crowd of faculty, staff and students. It was exciting to see all the teams from the Prototyping Fund (a collaboration between the Greenhouse Program at NYU Tandon MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute) come and share the prototypes they developed during the semester and most importantly, the
           This week’s project features SILVANA!: A vertical take-off and landing aircraft. Team members Sam Zhao, Derrick Yuen, Michael Diaz, Michael Barnes, Safwat Hoque, and Carmine Del Priore are prototyping the aircraft for their senior design project. The group has been funded 1500 dollars by the Mechanical Engineering department (Note:This is the typical fund allocated to senior design projects by this department). The project spans the length of two semesters and
Since it’s opening in fall 16’, the Makerspace has been home to many exiting projects ranging from robotic arms to high power rockets. One of the most exciting projects however, is a food computer made by grad student Jonas Guenther and his team of motivated entrepreneurs! A food computer is a specialized growing chamber in which climate, energy, and plant growth are controlled and monitored. One of the goals of the project is to reduce the

March 10, 2017


Welcome to the blog! We are testing out a new website and format for sharing events, stories, and student projects in the NYU Tandon MakerSpace