The Mobile Maker Lab is a hands-on, mobile learning platform exposing students to technologies associated with 21st Century manufacturing. Leveraging digital tools, students engage in project based learning that align with a variety of career opportunities.
A public-private partnership, the RI Mobile Maker Lab works throughout the State to advance collaboration with schools & businesses by connecting student learning to real-world experiences through field trips & site visits.
Focused on the K-12 arena, the platform also engages with a wide array of organizations & community groups.
Meet The Team
CARLY CAMPBELL - WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE - INTERN
SAM DIGASPER - WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - INTERN
MAZDALY CEPEDA - JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY - INTERN
The Mobile Maker Lab is housed in a 28' x 8' trailer that can accommodate cohorts of about 8 - 12 students. Specific dimensions of the truck and trailer can be seen below.
The various technologies and features of the lab include:
12 3D Printers
6 CNC Routers
2 Laser Cutters
6 Vinyl Cutters
4 Embroidery Machines
Stops on the Mobile Maker Trail
Knowledge of the Mobile Maker Lab has been spreading fast across Rhode Island by word of mouth. Sites on the Mobile Maker Lab trail are ultimately determined by the location's interest and the lab's availability.
If you are interested in the Mobile Maker Lab coming to your school or community event contact us today!
The RI Mobile Maker Lab is a public-private partnership powered by IYRS School of Technology & Trades, RI Department of Labor and Training, Polaris MEP, Rhode Island College, and Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. With the endless support of our partners we have been able to advance collaboration with schools and businesses across Rhode Island by connecting student learning to real-world experiences.