All classes are free, but registration is required to attend.

Learn and Create Workshops

Sponsored by: University of Iowa Libraries, Engineering Electronics Shop, and NEXUS programs.

Wednesday, September 14, 2:00 pm – 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 John Kostman, Engineering Electronics Shop.
  • Event is free, but registration is required. Click here to sign up.

Wednesday, September 21, 2:00 pm – 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 John Kostman, Engineering Electronics Shop.
  • Event is free, but registration is required. Click here to sign up.

Wednesday, October 5, 2:00 pm – Build Your Own: LED Pendants

  • Spice up your Halloween with some LED pendants.  Learn to solder your own LED jewelry or pendants to add to any Halloween costume. All materials will be provided.  Taught by John Kostman, Engineering Electronics Shop. 
  • Event is free, but registration is required. Click here to sign up.

Friday, October 14, 10:30 am – Noon – How to 3D Model: Cookie Cutters

  • Are you in search of a unique holiday gift or just want to make custom cookies this fall? Look no further! Come learn the basics of 3D modeling in CREO and make a cookie cutter for any occasion on October 14th from 10:30am-12pm. Snacks will be provided. Taught by Clàudia Archer, Nick Brunn, and Ashley Sheehan (representing Iowa 3D Club).  After the workshop, your custom designed cookie cutter will be printed for FREE in the Electronic Shop with funds provided by NEXUS.   
  • Event is free, but registration is required. Click here to sign up.

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.