Other Machine features Invention Lab

The Invention Lab Othermill gets lots of use from students and was featured as an example of use in an educational university setting. https://othermachine.co/stories/lowering-the-barrier-to-entry-at-citris-invention-lab/    

Halloween Costume Build Night at the Invention Lab!

The Invention Lab is holding a Halloween costume build night THIS thursday, October 27th, 4-7pm, and we'd love to have you join us! Come build or work on your costume. Open to all Maker Pass holders. http://invent.citris-uc.org

Invention Lab Super User Tomas Vega leads development of Wheelchair for Visually-impaired

Great press on work at the Invention Lab by our own super user Tomas Vega on new wheelchair technologies.   Stop by the lab to see the work as it continues to be developed. http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/10/06/los-gatos-new-wheelchair-technology/

Lab Hosts Athena Maker Event for Young Girls

The Invention Lab hosted 25+ amazing middle school young women as part of a special Athena Maker Event for young girls!  All of the girls designed and created illuminated lamps themed around visionary female leaders in the world of technology.  What an amazing creative group of young women!  The resulting lamps where showcased as part of the at the CITRIS Athena Awards event and Women in Technology Symposium. Special thanks to Molly Nicholas and Meredith Scheff-King for leading the event in the lab with amazing help from Sarah Sterman, Cesar Torres, Elena Duran, Brandie Nonnecke, and Zoma.  

Meet the Fall 2016 Invention Lab Fellowship Winners

Excited to have an amazing lineup of eight (six pictured here) Fall 2016 Invention Lab Fellowship winners announced.  Stay tuned for their progress on their projects later this Fall.  

Open House : Fri 9 Sep 1-3PM

The CITRIS Invention Lab Where Your Imagination Takes Form Come join us as we re-boot the CITRIS Invention Lab for Fall 2016 with new equipment, new layout, and expanded staff. Friday 9 Sept 1– 3 PM 141 Sutardja Dai Hall Snacks++ The Invention Lab is located on the first floor of Sutardja Dai Hall in Room 141 at UC Berkeley and is open to the entire campus community of students, faculty, and staff. The Invention Lab is part of the Maker Pass system offered jointly with Jacobs Hall. Come launch your own semester of making! 

Invention Lab Open for Fall 2016

Come sign up and join the CITRIS Invention Lab for Fall 2016.  We're open and scheduling safety trainings.  We have a new Joint Maker Pass with Jacobs, a new simplified online store, and tools and space for making.

Fall 2016 Invention Lab Fellowship Application

The Invention Lab Fellowship application has been opened for Fall 2016.  Submissions Due 2 Sept:  https://goo.gl/forms/1g6UsVTocusDepPb2 Let Fall 2016 be the semester of making! Eric Paulos Director, CITRIS Invention Lab

New Joint Maker Pass for Fall 2016

Clearing the path to innovation and making at UC Berkeley, two of the campus’ flagship facilities, the CITRIS Invention Lab and the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, are launching a new joint Maker Pass enabling seamless access across their maker communities. For the first time, starting in fall 2016, campus community members will be able to use a single pass to access both of these spaces for prototyping and fabrication. The new joint Maker Pass, open to Berkeley students, faculty, and staff, links Jacobs Hall, a 24,000-square-foot building opened in fall 2015 to support a range of design and making activities, with the…

Summer Fellowships

FELLOWSHIPS — APPLY BY 10 June The CITRIS Invention Lab in 141 Sutardja Dai Hall provides prototyping resources such as 3D printing, laser cutting, soldering stations, hand and power tools. The lab is open to the entire UC Berkeley community, including students, staff, faculty and alumni, to work on projects outside of formal classes. More information about the lab, equipment and opening hours is at http://inventionlab.org. The Invention Lab Fellowship is a merit-based program for students that will cover the registration fee for the semester. Fellowship recipients and their projects will also be highlighted on our web site and in media coverage…