“Standing steps from Northeastern’s 3D printing studio Thursday night, visiting professor Janos Stone urged the huddled crowd of intrigued, inquiring students, “3D printing has barely been explored.”
The university ushered in November by hosting a 3D Printing Week, in an effort to acquaint the community with the cutting-edge tools newly available on the second floor of the Snell Library.
A dozen or so machines now quietly hum in the recently opened Digital Commons, including full-size and smaller desktop printers, as well as 3D scanners and laser cutters. A MakerBot Replicator 2, which rings in at more than $2,000, can now be accessed by anyone with a valid Northeastern ID.”
Northeastern’s 3D printing studio opens with the goal of inspiring all to be a designer