NCCU Fab Lab | North Carolina Central University
North Carolina Central University, 1900 Concord Street, Durham , NC, 27707, United States of America
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The NCCU Fab Lab at North Carolina Central University is a state-of-the-art digital fabrication and innovation center that empowers underserved and underrepresented students, researchers, and community members. As part of the global Fab Lab network, our facility provides access to various advanced tools and technologies, including 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machines, vinyl cutters, and electronics workstations.
Our mission is to foster creativity, and innovation while providing hands-on learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The NCCU Fab Lab is dedicated to providing an inclusive and supportive environment where individuals from diverse backgrounds can explore their ideas and bring them to life. By offering comprehensive training and resources, we ensure that even those with little to no prior experience can confidently navigate and utilize our cutting-edge equipment.

Key features of the NCCU Fab Lab include:

Advanced Equipment: Our lab is equipped with the latest digital fabrication tools, enabling users to prototype and create complex designs with precision and ease.

Educational Workshops: We offer a wide range of workshops and training sessions covering various aspects of digital fabrication, from basic 3D modeling to advanced electronics and programming.

Collaborative Projects: The Fab Lab encourages collaboration among students, faculty, and community members. We support interdisciplinary projects that address real-world challenges and promote innovative solutions.

Community Engagement: Our lab actively engages with the local community, providing access to resources and expertise that help individuals and small businesses develop their ideas and products.

Research and Development: The NCCU Fab Lab serves as a hub for research and development, supporting faculty and student research projects that leverage digital fabrication technologies to advance knowledge and create impactful solutions.

Entrepreneurial Support: The Fab Lab offers support for aspiring entrepreneurs, providing the tools and resources needed to develop prototypes, refine designs, and launch new products.

By translating creativity and skills into tangible innovations, the NCCU Fab Lab aims to sustain and uplift underserved and underrepresented groups, ensuring their long-term growth and success. Whether you're a novice looking to learn new skills or an expert seeking advanced fabrication capabilities, the NCCU Fab Lab is your gateway to turning imagination into reality and building a sustainable future.

Lab Capabilities
  • 3D-Drucken
  • CNC-Fräsen
  • Leiterplattenherstellung
  • Laserschneiden/-gravieren
  • Präzisionsfräsen
  • Schneideplotten
Eric Saliim
Fab Lab Manager
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