Our educational customers use MecSoft’s products in a variety of ways and in a variety of different applications. Explore how our products can help you also by reading more about some of the innovative ways our products are being put to use by educators.
RhinoCAM at SDSU
South Dakota State University, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes the College of Arts & Sciences where students prepare for degrees in technical studies including Architecture, Design, and Aerospace among others. We recently sat down with Jessica Garcia Fritz and Franklin Parker who agreed to share with us their experiences in the use of RhinoCAM at the SDSU workshop in support of student design/build projects.
RhinoCAM at Wrangell Public High School
Students in the digital fabrication class in the Wrangell Public High School (Wrangell, Alaska) are getting valuable hands-on experience in CNC programming and machining using RhinoCAM from MecSoft Corporation. Drew Larrabee, industrial technologies instructor at Wrangell Public Schools started his teaching career as a Geologist teaching Math and Sciences but has spent the last 4 years teaching digital fabrication where he and his class produce some wonderful projects.
Huskies using RhinoCAM!
The College of Built Environments (CBE) at the University of Washington is comprised of four departments: architecture, construction management, landscape architecture, and urban design and planning. Rhinoceros has a substantial use group within the College and with it, RhinoCAM is commonly used to machine shapes, especially in the architecture department.
Three young students got a professional taste of designing and manufacturing by creating their own skateboards in a RhinoFabStudio course at McNeel Corporation in Miami Florida. The students were directly supervised by Andres Gonzalez of McNeel Miami who is in charge of the Digital Fabrication minor.
RhinoCAM’ing in Munich
FabLab Munich is an open high-tech workshop for creative people. It offers learning, experience and working areas: working space, manufacturing equipment, information and communication technology. Furthermore knowledge, inventiveness and socio-culture are combined here. Networking of different fields…
VisualMILL behind Bars!
It was a grey Kansas morning in Feb and the Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC) in Topeka looked foreboding, like something out of a dark Martin Scorsese movie. There were dark colored buildings with narrow windows with wide spaces around them. A 15 foot fence with razor wire at the top ran around the perimeter of the entire facility. As I got out of the car and shook the cold away, I was filled with a melancholy realization that this facility housed boys and girls who were about my son’s age.
Art fit for the Pope
It is always said that if you enjoy what you do, the results will show up in your work, and this has been the case at the Cleveland Institute of Art. The Professor talked about students who have won scholarships based on designs they created since this system was introduced.
Art Center Design School
The Design School at the Art Center in Pasadena designs is renowned world over for its expertise in automotive body design. Learn how students at this prestigious Design School use VisualMill to bring to life the designs of tomorrow.