GMU Math Maker Lab

About the lab

The GMU Math Maker Lab is housed in a room within the math department on the 4th floor of Exploratory Hall on the George Mason Fairfax Campus. Lab equipment: 

  • Makerbot 5th Generation PLA printer
  • Makerbot 2X dual ABS printer
  • Lulzbot TAZ5 multi-material printer with dual extruder 

The lab director is Prof. Evelyn Sander. Maintenance and printing is additionally  supported by  graduate assistant Ratna Khatri (as a halftime position). Both have expertise in using a variety of slicer softwares, including Makerbot Desktop, Simplify 3D, and CURA. Both also have expertise in design software including OpenSCAD, Tinkercad, Mathematica, Paraview, Sketchup, and C. With the exception of Simplify 3D, all of these software packages are available without charge. 

Lab activities are chronicled on the lab blog They include 





Exploratory Hall Rm. 4408・Tel.: (703)993–1490・Fax: (703)993–1491・E-mail: esander at gmu dot edu 
Mailing Address: Dept. of Math. Sci. MS-3F2, GMU, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA