3-​​D Printing Studio open house

The new 3-​​D Printing Studio, located in the Snell Library Dig­ital Media Com­mons, hosted an open house for stu­dents to learn about about 3-​​D printing and related tech­nolo­gies such as 3-​​D scan­ning and engraving that are avail­able to the North­eastern community.

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Photos by Brooks Canaday.

  • Next to his company's printer, at left, 3Spark founder and Northeastern alumnus Richard Ranky, left, spoke to Max Kilb, a fourth-year finance and entrepreneurship major.

  • Third-year students Nick Picca and Greg Allan examine 3-D-printed items.

  • A 3-D-printed star structure was on display.

  • A clay model is analyzed by a laser scanner for reproduction.

  • A computer displays a 3-D rendering of the clay model being analyzed by the laser scanner.

  • 3-D-printed huskies, created using different printing methods, were on display.


  1. Hi, Miguel,
    It sure is, there’s another drop-​​in oppor­tu­nity this after­noon (Thursday, 11/​7) from 2p — 4p, then an open house with pre­sen­ta­tions at 5:30p. All of this is in the Dig­ital Media Com­mons, on the second floor of Snell Library. Hope you can join us!

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