Projects

Neuroscience Rat Floor

Neuroscience Rat Floor, This rat floor was made by Josh Wilson, over the summer of 2019 Josh was working in Mark Laubauch’s lab and was tasked with replacing the floors in their behavior boxes. The previous floors had been determine to be difficult to clean and maintain, as well as, incompatible with future experiments. Therefore, […]

Pumpkins and Powertools 2019

Pumpkins and Powertools 2019 Hosted by DaBL This marks the first year that DaBL has hosted a halloween themed event and it was a graveyard smash! Inspired by a similar event from MIT, the goal was to carve a pumpkin using some nonconventional tools. Many of these tools may be unfamiliar to students, especially in […]

Electric Skateboard

Electric Skateboard by Tomy Muci Tomy came in with  a long board, a bunch of electrical and mechanical components bought online, and a spirit to make something.  As one of the first projects completed in the space, it was certainly a grand challenge for the Creative and Technical Specialists here!  Luckily, Tomy made it easy […]

Fidget Spinners

Fidget Spinners by DaBL Team The fidget spinner is a great little toy to introduce key concepts of 3D modelling and manufacturing.  In the Design and Build Lab, we use it as a beginner project for members wishing to learn how to use our 3D printers.  We like to walk through every step of the […]

Mosquito Aspirator

Motorized Mosquito Aspirator by Brendan Riske The objective of this project was to create a machine that would suck adult mosquitoes and capture them.   This is known as a mosquito aspirator and there are versions available online to purchase, however they are usually upwards of of $300.   Because the device is essentially a fan with […]

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