Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Design and Digital Fabrication

Date: January 15, 2015
Time: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Location: SCAD Museum of Art
To register for this workshop, please go to Registration

Topics covered include what is needed (materials, equipment, hardware, and software), funding options, and many student samples of successful projects that meet the needs of industry. Areas of interest covered include (but are not limited to) CAD/CAM, 3D printing, laser etching, 3D scanning, PlasmaCAM, CNC modeling and rural school opportunities with digital collaboration.

Four outcomes for session participants:
  • Use a school’s current computers for digital fabrication and rapid prototyping.
  • Determine which digital design and fabrication hardware and software are appropriate in school fab lab studios and maker spaces.
  • Expose students to high-demand and high-paying careers.
  • Implement and run a certified RhinoFabStudio

Note 1: Each student must bring a computer with Rhino 5 for Windows installed.

Instructor: John Niebergall. Over the course of John’s 30-year career in public education, he has taught Engineering, Architecture, CAD/CAM, and Woodworking. In all of these classes, he has provided his students with hands-on, contextual, real-world learning experiences. He has coached his students in robotics where they became national champions.

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