All workshops are in person at 1:30 pm. Registration is required to attend.Learn and Create Workshops

Sponsored by: Engineering Electronic Shop, Lichtenberger Engineering Library, IEEE Student Group, and 3D Print Club.

September 2 – Soldering Basics Through-Hole

  • Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to explore the world of electronics. With this simple skill, you will gain a better understanding of electronics and be better equipped to create your own. This workshop will focus on through-hole soldering. Taught by Jeremy Roszell, Engineering Electronics Shop.
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September 9 – Soldering Basics Surface-Mount

  • Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to explore the world of electronics. With this simple skill, you will gain a better understanding of electronics and be better equipped to create your own. This workshop will focus on surface-mount soldering. Taught by Jeremy Roszell, Engineering Electronics Shop.
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October 6 – 3D Printing Designing

  • Want to learn how to use a 3D printer, but not sure how to get started?  Learn the basics of 3D Design and Modeling in this step-by-step workshop.  Taught by Andrew Delgado, the Iowa 3D Print Club President.
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October 13 – 3D Printing Operating the Printer

  • Have you ever wondered how 3D printers work? Join us and learn how to use slicing applications and the basics of operating a 3D printer . Taught by Andrew Delgado, the Iowa 3D Club President.
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October 21 – Cutting Vinyl, Paper, & More with a Cricut

  • Learn to cut cardboard, paper, wall and window vinyl cling, along with hundreds of other materials. You can also design a variety of products from etextiles to paper circuits using the Cricut. Cricut is the brand-name of a non-industrial die-cutting machine, or cutting plotter, used for a variety of projects. The newest Cricut Maker works with hundreds of materials from fabrics to balsa wood. It can cut, write and score material and comes equipped with a rotary blade and knife blade. The workshop will walk through the basics of using this free machine in the library. Taught by Kari Kozak, Lichtenberger Engineering Library.
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November 4 – Hand-on Workshop by IEEE Student Group

December 2 – Laser Cutting & Engraving with Glowforge

  • Built on laser cutter & engraver technology, Glowforge uses a beam of light the width of a human hair to cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials. Print jewelry, toys, leather goods, lighting, containers, art, and more. Taught by Jeremy Roszell, Engineering Electronics Shop.
    Workshop will be held in College of Engineering Machine Shop (G450 Seamans Center)
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Kari Kozak, at kari-kozak@uiowa.edu in advance of the event.