Maker-CASS: One Day Workshop on PCB Design and 3D Printing

Geographic Location
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
IEEE Region
Region 10 (Asia and Pacific)

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To ignite enthusiasm in school students and build an interest in circuits and systems, Maker CASS club, Digital University Kerala in association with IEEE CASS Kerala Chapter and Maker Village, Kochi is organizing a workshop series for school students in Kerala from grade 6-10.

The One Day Workshop is on PCB Design and 3D printing and the first one was conducted on 06 April 2024. Sixteen students from 7 schools participated in the workshop. The session was led by Prof. Alex James, Dean Academics, Digital University Kerala. The students were introduced through the basic electronics components, resistor color coding, and circuit designing. All students were excited to do LED blinking circuit, Buzzer controlling circuit using transistor, and automatic street light controller on a breadboard and later solder them. The students were also given the basics of 3D printing tools. They were illuminated with the wonders of technology while visiting labs in Maker Village. Many students wanted to design new circuits, fascinated by 3D printing techniques in SuperFab Lab.