Penn State Maker Commons

As of Tuesday, November 29, only Maker Commons registered class 3D print submissions will be allowed for the remainder of the Fall 2016 Semester. Open submissions will resume in Spring 2017.

Average Request to Completion = 8 Days

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3D Printing: Enabling Oceanic Research

Advances in 3D printing technology are expanding access to the technology to a wide range of disciplines. Long used in the engineering field, 3D printing is increasingly used in the medical community for customized prosthetics and bioprinting. Beyond...
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Graduate Students 3D Print Exhibit Highlighting Climate Changes Effect on Vulnerable Ocean-Based Organisms

by Tyler Koslow | May 10, 2016 | 3D Design, 3D Printing, Science & Technology | We all know of the societal impact that 3D printing technology has had on various fields, from prototyping to medical research, but one vital application that is generally swept...
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3D printing, prototyping made easy at Pattee Library’s Maker Commons

By Matt Guerry | The Daily Collegian  New to Pattee Library’s Knowledge Commons are 32 MakerBot 3-D printers, whirring away inside the glass cabinet they call home. These printers, along with a new electronic device prototyping lab, are both part of Penn State’s...
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Penn State Opens MakerBot Innovation Center

POSTED BY BARTEES COX ON THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016 IN MAKERBOT Today, Penn State held a grand opening for the installation of a new 3D printing lab, the Maker Commons. The lab features a large-scale MakerBot Innovation Center designed to help universities...
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Penn State’s Maker Commons is a hub of creativity

The Maker Commons — a lab of 32 3D printers and an Invention Studio for rapid prototyping — is housed in Pattee Library’s Knowledge Commons and is a partnership between Penn State’s University Libraries and Teaching and Learning with Technology, a unit of...
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