Inside the MakerSpace at Tandon’s MetroTech Center, Victoria Bill, MakerSpace Manager, and Gabriella Cammarata, recent graduate of the Integrated Digital Media master’s program, are leading a class in which students 3D print braces for children living with cerebral palsy.
3D Printing Syntactic Foam
Syntactic foam is a substance that lends submersible vehicles both strength and buoyancy. Nikhil Gupta, an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, has developed a filament that will enable the foam to be printed on standard commercial 3D printers.
The end of the spring 2019 semester means many schools and programs are celebrating by showing off projects students have been working on over the course of the semester and academic year. Here are a few upcoming showcases that highlight innovative ways students are exploring technology and its role across multiple academic disciplines.