Category : Colleges | Sub Category : College of Industrial Technology Posted on 2021-10-07 17:02:59
As part of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) project, “Shared Service Facilities (SSF) Program” various fabrication lab equipment will be officially handed over to the Catanduanes State University along with the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between the institution and the said agency regarding the Fabrication Laboratory(FabLab) on October 8, 2021.
The turnover of equipment which includes the ZMorph all-in-one 3D Printer, Plastic 3D Printer, HanMa Laser Cutter Engraver, Ansys Space Claim Software, Tormach 24R CNC Router with complete accessories and software and Markforged Mark TwoCarbon Fiber 3D Printer will be led by DTI Catanduanes OIC-Provincial Director Maria BelmaEscueta and CatSU SUC President III, Dr. Patrick Alain T. Azanza.
CatSU- College of Industrial Technology headed by the Prof. Edwin Romero, Dean of the college is the main beneficiary of the SSF program and Ms. Ma. Monette DR. Tugay, CatSU Shared Service Facility Manager serves as the overall coordinator in charge of the SSF project.
A demonstration-training titled, “FABLAB 101 Training” was conducted by the CatSU-CIT in partnership of the Department of Trade and Industry held from October 5 and will conclude on October 8 at the Ground floor of PG Tabuzo Building, Catanduanes State University. Engr. Joseph Maggay and Mr. Jerry Lancin, the expert technical team from Omnifab, Inc 3D Technologies were the trainers of the said activity. Invited participants were engineers, architects, draftsmen, instructors and other employees of various departments in the University. This training aimed to familiarizethe beneficiaries how to manage, handle and properly maintain the laboratory equipment.
Dr. Azanza said this partnership “…is very crucial in the efforts of CatSU to train and empower women, home-based workers, agricultural farmers, and community members as entrepreneurs.”
This is relevant in the continuous establishment of a technology-driven and globally competitive institution in the province. Establishing the FabLab can help the University specifically in product development and customer-centered product design and many more.
FABLAB 101: Discover endless possibilities in creating and inventing through tech-driven innovations via the Fabrication Laboratory.