• Vanderbilt University

    BME student and Melodore gets advanced course in violin making

    BME senior Shaan Ramaprasad, far right, is the Melodores’ musical director as well as a violin player – and maker. Shaan Ramaprasad is quite pleased with his new violin and not only because he likes the sound – which is much more full and rich than it was three months… Read More

    Oct. 15, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    New maker class develops key skills and improves clients’ lives

    What does a young boy do when he wants to play sports but the helmet interferes with his cochlear implants? What about a Vanderbilt student who can’t carry her own meals because she needs both hands for a walker? Or another student who uses a wheelchair wants to hold a… Read More

    Dec. 19, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Makers accelerate a third industrial revolution

    Boom! might be the sound of an explosion of successful businesses created by an entirely new generation of inventors with only a few hundred dollars in their pockets who build prototypes at professional makerspaces and raise funds through crowdsourcing. These ‘makers’ are part of a movement that is a catalyst… Read More

    Oct. 9, 2015