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Prototyping and Design Lab

The Designing pARticipatory futurEs (DARE) lab is a collaborative lab space to build physical prototypes.


  • Laser cutter
  • 3D printers
  • 3D scanners
  • Vinyl cutter
  • Soldering stations
  • Microcontrollers

Location: Information Technology and Engineering building (ITE) room 473

The pad was founded and is managed by Dr. Foad Hamidi.

For more information about DARE –