The mission of MIT MakerWorks is to foster a student community in a hands-on learning environment where modeling, prototyping, and validation resources coexist. MIT MakerWorks provides space and equipment for a community of innovators that focus on deterministic designing and problem solving.

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About MIT MakerWorks

MIT MakerWorks is a student run makerspace where students, faculty, and staff are allowed to work freely on any project they choose. MIT MakerWorks consists of prediction, prototyping, and validation tools to support a wide variety of projects. More at our Member Wiki

Cost: Free to use, charges for some machines and materials.

Who Can Use: Mechanical engineering undergraduates, graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, professors, staff, and Martin Trust Center affiliates

How to Access:

  1. Attend Maker Monday to get trained on our policies and basic tools.
  2. Take Machine Specific Training to use more complex machines. Check in with a mentor each time you visit.

Accepted Projects: Research, class, personal technical projects, etc.

Fab Fridays: (User social) Friday 4:00-6:00pm

Capabilities: Mill, lathe, waterjet, laser cutters, 3D printers, hand tools, electronics tools, CAD/CAM and machine related software

Sponsor MIT MakerWorks – Your contributions help us keep the space open and running!