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What is it?

Offered through the McKelvey School of Engineering, the Spartan Light Metal Products Makerspace gives WashU students, faculty, and staff from across disciplines the opportunity to take ideas from design to prototype and collaborate on solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues.  Experienced makers and those who are new to making can work together in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment. 

Tell me more

Located in Room 138 on the first floor of Jubel Hall, the 3,350 sq.ft. the facility includes studio space and an advanced machine shop. With equipment ranging from 3D printers to laser cutters to hand and power tools, the state-of-the-art facility gives future engineers, doctors, scholars, scientists, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs space and equipment to innovate and create.

Floorplan of the Spartan Light Metal Makerspace on the campus of Washington University in St Louis

Who is it for?

WashU students, faculty, and staff from all schools and across all disciplines can become members. Prior to joining, users must successfully complete an online orientation and in-person walkthrough. Some equipment, such as the laser printer and band saw, requires further training. 

Get in touch: 

Contact Ruth J. Okamoto, director of the Spartan Makerspace, with questions at rjo@wustl.edu

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