Nerd Night #19: 3D Printing

Nerd Night on Friday, June 14th:

3D Printing

How will 3D printing change the future of art and manufacturing?


Perhaps you’ve heard about astronauts 3D printing in space or 3D printed designer outfits?  These days you can 3D print just about anything: wood, metal, pancake batter, sugar, plastic or a combination of multiple materials.  Join our next Nerd Night event to learn more about this exciting new technology from local 3D printing experts and get a chance to try it yourself.  This event will feature at speaker series of local experts and a hands-on design session at FabLab using hand-held 3D printing doodlepens.


7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Speakers Series in the Roderick Art Space Gallery

  1. Florian Sondermann (Aconity) – 3D printing industrial printing with metal
  2. Jose Motta (UTEP Keck Center) – 3D polymer printing in hybrid additive manufacturing
  3. Michael Nelson (FabLab) – different types of 3D printers
  4. Israel Carrete (UTEP Polymer Extrusion Lab) – From Trash to 3D Print – Materials Science and 3D Printing



8:00 pm – 9:00 pm Drink and Draw activity at FabLab 

Grab a drink from the Brew Lab and a 3D pen to build your own creation at the FabLab makerspace (2 doors down from the gallery).   Pick the brains of our 3D printing experts while building your very own 3D creation in real time using Doodle pens.



Where: FabLab El Paso

601 N Oregon St Ste. 2, El Paso, TX 79901


When: Friday, June 14th at 7 pm

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