Posts tagged "intern"

From Reader to Maker

On Friday, October 11th, U-M Library held a mini book making workshop in Design Lab Pie Space hosted by Ben Denzer, author of the Cheese Book. The workshop taught participants book binding using the perfect binding method and I left having made my own soft-cover book.

Chance Encounters

Crowdsourcing workflow for Zooniverse project

Up until now, learning has been all about finding the right books and online courses, finding some free time, and focusing. I did that kind of learning at the Design Lab, as well: going through a textbook on data analysis, going through tutorials on designing 3D models. But this new kind of learning--the one that occurred by chance--started taking an increasingly important role in my life. Learning how to analyze data from Zooniverse from people with more experience and having numerous...

Let’s build something together

Photo of Julian with a neuroprosthetics arm built by Aaron (standing to his right) and his teammates.

By far one of the most amazing experiences was working with my club in the Design Lab space over the course of the year. Being able to see one team sewing electrode sleeves, while another tests circuits and software, while yet another team works on a printed part and assembling an arm. The culmination of all of this work was also realized in the Design Lab with final testing, assembly, and photos of the device before we gave it to Julian, occurring in the Design Lab spaces. It is so unique to...

Chemistry with the Design Lab

A light-blue 3D-printed thruster shroud

As the year comes to an end, I thank the Design Lab for developing both my hard and soft skills. I experienced the wonders of multidisciplinary collaboration, and just how much people love to share their interests with others. I believe the best way to learn is through simply speaking with others. In doing so, I was quickly able to learn their interests, and hey, some of them also became mine before I knew it!

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