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Ian Roy

Ian Roy
Brandeis University

3D printing
Maker spaces
Laser cutting
Social enterprise

Ian Roy heads up the Brandeis University MakerLab, where he facilitates training and support for students, faculty, and staff looking to build cool things using 3D printing, laser cutting, and more. He is focused on using maker tools for social justice. In that capacity, he leads the annual printathon, in which teams compete to solve social challenges with the creative use of 3D printing. A graduate of Brandeis University, he has a background in IT and economics.