3D Printing & Design

Design and printing of 3D spaces and objects

Computer-aided design (CAD) has been a staple of engineering design for decades. More recently, emerging technologies such as 3D printing and 3D scanning have begun to revolutionise the way we record and manufacture spaces and objects.

At University of Melbourne there are many resources available for researchers who wish to employ rapid prototyping, 3D design and artifact digitisation. Research Platform Services offers several trainings in popular tools such as Inventor, Fusion360, 3DSlicer and TinkerCAD to help get you started in these exciting areas of futuristic innovation.

Our courses are FREE. To attend you must be from an AAF institution (this includes University of Melbourne and surrounding institutes).

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Duration: 2.5hrs

Frequency: Monthly

What you need: You will need a laptop, and follow the instructions for the relevant tool on our installation page.

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Eric Jong (@JongEric), 3D modelling and 3D printing trainer.

Currently undertaking Masters of fine art at VCA, Eric's practice utilizes computational processes driven by journalistic research. His first encounter with 3d printing and modelling represented a significant breakthrough in his art practice and came from trainings at research platform services, where he is now paying that forward as a teacher.