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 ( or Max Dimich-Louvet (

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.