3D Printing at Fordham

Both the FTC at Rose Hill and Lincoln Center now have a 3D printer! If you'd like to stop by to check one out, we're located: RH Keating B-27 and LC LL 416.external image 17180476122_1d4cbcc32a_z.jpg

3D Printing Events

In 2016 we hosted three events on 3D Printing at Fordham and in Higher Education

2/18/2016 (3D Printing Overview @ LC), 2/25/16 (3D Printing Workshop @ RH), 3/10/16 (3D Printing Roundtable @ LC, video-conference to RH)

Meeting notes from past events (please note, you will need to be signed in with your Access IT ID to view) Fall 2014 | Spring 2015

Request an item to be printed for your class
Have an idea about for us to print or see something from the Thingiverse or MyMiniFactory websites that would be useful in the classroom? Share it with us! (note, you will need to be logged in with your Access IT ID).
This is the list of items currently in our queue.
Request form to request item to be printed for your class (Please note, in order to process your request we will also need you to email your ".stl" file to ftc@fordham.edu"

Articles and Blog Posts


Flip through Kristen's Flipboard on 3D printing for the latest articles and blog posts about 3D printing

Also check out:
Engadet Articles on 3D printing
Mashable Articles on 3D printing
3D Printer: Exploring the world of 3D printing

4D Printing


Flip through Kristen's Flipboard on 4D printing for the latest articles and blog posts about 4D printing

Also check out:
The Next Wave: 4D Printing Programming the Material World Report (PDF) via The Atlantic Council


3D Printer Guide 2016 via 3D Hubs
The 10 Best 3D Printers of 2016 via PC Mag
Best 3D Printers 2016 via Tom's Guide
LulzBot Mini: Finally, A Reliable 3D Printer via ReadWrite

The shape of things to come: A consumer's guide to 3D printers
Price Compare: 3D Printers (very detailed)
Make: 3D Printer Buyer's Guide

3D Printers

Make/Sell/Buy products with 3D printers

Thingiverse | Teaching with 3D printing
Freedom of Creation
3D Export

3D Modeling Software

Autodesk 123D

Gravity Sketch (free, iOS)

translating 2D into 3D
Audtodesk Memento (beta)

3D Printed Bionics Programs

Limbitless Solutions
Open Bionics

Boy gets real ‘bionic arm’ with Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. thrown in
Young amputees will soon get 'Iron Man' and 'Star Wars' bionic hands


3D Printing: How Long til the RevolutionHow 3D Printing Works
The Amazing Variety Of Materials Now Used In 3D Printers
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To view the full Infographic, please visit:
3D Printing will Revolutionize the Classroom