dFab Studio Research
about:
Applied research fuels creativity in the Digital Fabrication Studio at the Maryland Institute College of Art. The studio facilitates a range of innovative projects and hosts advanced courses that propel student-driven research.

MICA dFab
Ryan Hoover: I.S.
Annet Couwenberg: Fiber
current courses:

BioFab16
Biofabrication explore the intersection of of biology, digital sytems of control, and new methods of making. Student learn about emergin biotech and participate in the national Biodeign Challenge
course archive:

UNRVL15
Unravel the Code looks to traditional craft methodologies to inform and expand contemporary digital practices. This course is operates in partnership with the Digital Crafts program at the Willem deKooning Academie in Rotterdam.
Couwenberg & Hoover

XO15
This course explores experimental output devices that utilize and perform novel forms of digital fabrication.
Hoover

UNRVL14
Unravel the Code looks to traditional craft methodologies to inform and expand contemporary digital practices. This course is operates in partnership with the Digital Crafts program at the Willem deKooning Academie in Rotterdam.
Couwenberg & Hoover
projects:

jimmi 3D printer
The jimmi 3D printer was began by a group of MICA students to facilitate material experimentation. The project has been further developed with support of the dFab Research Fellowship and innovative new programs at MICA.
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