Resources

Classes & Departments

ENGN 0930: DesignStudio
ENGN 1000: Projects in Engineering Design
ENGN 1930M: Industrial Design

School of Engineering
Visual Arts Department

Creative Arts Council
Creative Mind Initiative
Creative Scholars Project

Student Groups

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Brown Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
Brown Building Society
Brown CubeSat Project
Brown STEAM
Engineering Department Undergraduate Group (DUG)
Engineers Without Borders (EWB)
Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (FSAE)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM)
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
RISD STEAM
Sigma Xi
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
Spira Engineering Camp
Tau Beta Pi (TBP)
Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)

Makerbot 3D Printer

Makerbot 3D Printing Cheat Sheet
Instructions, troubleshooting, and tips for using Makerbots

Makerware
Software for exporting .x3g files to 3D print

Thingiverse
Open source repository of 3D printable objects

Rhino
Free surface modeling program for designers

Sketchup
Free 3D modeling tool

If you're having difficulty with the Makerbots and need help troubleshooting, email our 3D Printing specialists Victoria Wu (victoria_wu@brown.edu) or Max Dimich-Louvet (maxime_dimich-louvet@brown.edu).

Laser Cutter

Laser Cutting Manual
Instructions, troubleshooting, and tips for using the laser cutter

Material Settings
Suggested speed, power, and PPI settings

Illustrator Trial
Trial of the vector-based design program used with the laser cutter

123D Make
Slice 3D models to be lasercut.