Highlights

Project Highlights

  • Battery Modules for Formula SAE Electric Car

    Featured left to right: Kyle Anderson (Graduate), Louis Rigo (Senior), Jan Maroske (Senior), and Charlie Chermak (Graduate)   Designing and building an electric formula race car is no easy undertaking. It requires expensive parts and …

  • Laser-Cut Space-Themed Clock

    As part of the DIY Summer Program, students have been working hard creating projects of all kinds. Today, we’d like to highlight Natalie and her stellar laser-cut, space-themed clock. She designed the face using Adobe …

  • 3D Printed, Photoresistor Light Tracker

    The DIY Summer Program at the Makerspace spawned some fantastic examples of engineering ingenuity, and Zachery’s creation is no exception. For this project, Zachery created different kinds of light trackers using various photoresistors and 3D …

  • 3D Printed, Remote-Controlled Robot

    As part of the Makerspace’s DIY Summer Program, students have been hard at work creating various projects to flex their engineering muscles. Check out Sebastian and his 3D printed, remote-controlled robot. It features a custom …

  • Wisconsin Land Cover Map

    We’ve seen plenty of maps throughout our time at the Makerspace, but perhaps none as creative as this! Jim Lacy, an Associate State Cartographer here at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, is using the …

  • More Project Highlights posts

Event Highlights

  • UW Makerspace’s Virtual Workshops Brings Innovation To Your Couch

    MADISON, Wis – The UW Makerspace prides itself on being a catalyst for innovation and creative thinking, so when 2020 came knocking and threatened to shut its doors, the staff knew what to do. Despite …

  • UW-Madison Women in Engineering Conference (UWMWEC)

    Last March, the Makerspace held the first-ever UW-Madison Women in Engineering Conference (UWMWEC). With the goal of educating and inspiring many generations of engineers, the Makerspace offered an event including hands-on workshops, seminars, speakers, and more, on …

  • Makerfest Week of Making Workshops

    To kick-off the fall semester, the Makerspace hosted an entire week of workshops including 3D Printing, Virtual Reality, and PCB Fabrication and Microcontrollers. The week started with the Makerfest Party, including food, games, raffles, and …

  • More Event Highlights posts