Event Category: Workshops

Robot Lab is a consistent and open builder’s meetup for robot enthusiasts that want to get their hands dirty on some interesting and exciting projects.  On our first meeting of 2014, we would like to open entries to participate in an cooperative build of two team robots, made from scrap and donated parts, that will […]

We are happy to host the Girl Scouts of Silver Sage for a class at Re:Ed to celebrate Earth Day and build a fun project to examine how we might make the world a better place!  When we build a robot, our goal is always make our creations perform some sort of experiment that we […]

Have you ever wondered how a robot is made, or how to make an LED light blink? How does an engineer design a circuit? We are very excited to bring back one of our favorite workshops of all time to answer those questions the Circuit Basics Workshop! The truth is, once you get your feet […]

In the past, we’ve conquered interesting projects that harnessed the power of the sun for energy. From diving submarines, to drawing robots we’ve managed to make a lot of fun things driven by sustainable power.  However our next installment strives to delve a bit deeper into the fundamental elements of creating solar power, with the […]

We’re very excited to announce another session of our Programmable Robotics Workshop, featuring our newly invented MOB Robot kits, which are designed and manufactured in-house! We’ve been hard at work inventing a kit focused on open-source hardware that solves many issues of cost and capabilities that many beginning roboticists struggle with in their exploits. In […]

Lots of people have an idea of something awesome that they would want to build, with the caveat “If I only knew how…”  and that one statement seems to be the only obstacle in their way.  For some the supposed complexity of programming or electronics is daunting and remains an obscure idea to very creative […]

SWI Section of SWE presents, Geek Jewelry Making Drop in sometime between 11am-3pm on Saturday at the Reuseum on 108 W 33rd St in Garden City.  We will provide all the parts you need to make earrings or necklaces and you buy the geekly pretties from the Reuseum’s enormous stock of resistors, capacitors and LEDs.  Geek Jewelry […]

Ever just kinda, wanted to take stuff apart because it sounded like fun?  For some, the answer might be yes!  There is much to be said for the benefits of following through.  You get to use tools, check out the pieces inside stuff, and see how things are made.  We can also learn about things […]

Robot Lab is a consistent and open builder’s meetup for robot enthusiasts that want to get their hands dirty on some interesting and exciting projects.  On our first meeting of 2014, we would like to open entries to participate in an cooperative build of two team robots, made from scrap and donated parts, that will […]

Robot Lab is a consistent and open builder’s meetup for robot enthusiasts that want to get their hands dirty on some interesting and exciting projects.  On our first meeting of 2014, we would like to open entries to participate in an cooperative build of two team robots, made from scrap and donated parts, that will […]