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Brian O'Connell

I'm a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering working at the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach. I do a lot of work in Jumbo's Maker Studio helping whenever I can. I'm really interested in student learning, creativity, and design practices. I study how students create and interact within makerspaces and hope to make a career of it eventually.


Maker Tools

Maker Tools is a suite of makerspace technologies that tackle many of the common problems that makerspaces encounter within universities, libraries, and classrooms. These tools are being developed by graduate and undergraduate students at the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO).…

Nov 2 2016 Read →

JumboTap RFID Tag System

Through the Tufts Maker Network, Tufts students have access to all the specialized materials and equipment they need to turn their ideas into reality. With so many new tools to explore, students quickly run into challenges, or want to ask for advice. Engineers at the CEEO are working to create an…

Jun 16 2016 Read →