Joliet West High School engineering graphics students create three-dimensional race cars with 3D printers

Joliet Township High School engineering graphics students receive hands-on industry experience through state-of-the-art 3D printers. Most recently, the students in Dave Popek’s class used the 3D printer to create a model rubber band race car with a unique challenge, to use a limited amount of material.  Continue reading “Joliet West High School engineering graphics students create three-dimensional race cars with 3D printers”

The Swarmscapers: Students Create 3D Printing Robots Capable of Building in Outlying Areas

Imagine a reality of 3D printing robots, in a community unto themselves, diligently working in unpredictable temperatures and conditions, strong and steady — just taking care of business. Efficiently. Perfectly. Without complaint. This is what a group of student architects are perfecting with the Swarmscapers. Continue reading “The Swarmscapers: Students Create 3D Printing Robots Capable of Building in Outlying Areas”