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Welcome to the Makerspace group here at UTD.

Our goal is to develop a Makerspace environment to facilitate innovation, creativity, and education here at UTD through giving students an environment to apply what they learn in class or advance their skills through personal projects.

Check out our website to subscribe to the mailing list and learn about our resources:

Read below to understand the steps to get trained on using shop machinery:

To use the tools, please complete the following safety training prior to in-person training:  Students will have to go through tool specific in-person training before becoming tool-certified. After becoming tool-certified students have the option to become student volunteers in the machine shop. In doing this, volunteers will gain 24/7 access to the facility as well as at cost printer prices.
On the left side “Training”  /  “Course Directory” (copy of page below).
These 4 courses listed below must be completed and then a “Certificate of Completion” for each course must be sent to Gene Woten (
Shop Safety (Hand and Power Tool Safety)
Machine Shop Orientation: Part 1 (Self Study)
PPE Course
General Safety Orientation Course

From there, please attend in-person Training with Gene Woten in Synergy Park North.
These are Fridays and Thursdays from 2-6pm. Come any time you want, you do not have to be there the entire time. If you are unable to make these times, please contact Gene Woten at

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The Makerspace is a student run organization that seeks to provide students and faculty alike with a community resource to teach, learn, play, and make their imaginations come alive.




Fall Registration

Mission Statement

State your organization's official purpose or mission. this statement will be viewed by the public. Please make sure it is grammatically correct.

The Makerspace seeks to empower students and faculty alike to build, play, and learn by doing.


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President Name

Pablo Sarquis Peillard

President's UTD Email

If you do not know the UTD email please use the UTD directory to look it up.

Advisor Name

Rod Wetterskog

Advisor UTD Email

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