Tag: design


  • Instructor at front of classroom in front of Fusion 360 students at the Nihon Kogakuin College of Hachioji in Tokyo, Japan.

    Thriving in the Academic Year with Autodesk’s Educator Resources

    With the academic year well underway, there are some universal concerns for educators, whether you’re teaching a term, a semester, or a session at a university, community college, high school or secondary school: Making sure that lessons are planned and organized, checking that all classroom technology and software is installed and working, keeping your learning […]


  • Students and teacher at Diablo Valley College

    Back-to-School, Forward in Learning: Kickstart the school year with Fusion 360 CAD and CAM Educator Resource Centers

    As the summer draws to a close and back-to-school season beckons, we at Autodesk have been thinking about the rollercoaster that the academic community—educators, students, parents—has ridden over the last few years and wondering: How do we return to normalcy, and most importantly, return to engaging today’s generation of students? While normalcy is a permanent […]


  • robotic arm rendering

    Upskilling for the Future with Instructables Student Design Challenges

    College student Nachum Twersky and high school student Teddy Warner participated in the New Year, New Skill Student Design Challenge, taking the grand prize and second place wins, respectively. Read on as they share insights into the wonderful world of upskilling by using Instructables as a platform to prepare for their future careers. Twersky is […]


  • In Nigeria, a Nonprofit Teams with Engineering Students for Gas Safety

    Gas leakage explosions have become a concern in Nigeria, causing increasing fire outbreaks in local communities. To save lives and prevent property damage, the Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) training program is addressing this issue under the 3D Africa program—a prototyping and engineering program within YTF that uses emerging technology like 3D printing to educate […]


  • UTC Robotics

    University Technical Colleges (UTCs) and STEM-Based Education in the UK

    What are University Technical Colleges (UTCs)? In 2009, University Technical Colleges (UTCs) were established in the United Kingdom as STEM-focused, government-funded institutions advocating for a new approach to education. Their mission? To help students move beyond linearity into a more dynamic, do-it-yourself learning environment that focuses on the application (versus the theory) of skills. University […]


  • Reimagining Manufacturing Education to Close the Skills Gap

    As an Education Fusion 360 Technical Program Manager and trained machinist, Tim Paul knows a thing or two about how the current student experience may play out for the future of manufacturing. He argues that manufacturing education is due for a major overhaul for students to tackle the growing skills gap as Industry 4.0 becomes […]


  • Pencil grips from student at Waterloo Central School District

    How the make:able Challenge Enables Accessibility with Empathetic Design

    National STEM Day is just around the corner, offering the perfect opportunity to reflect on the ways STEM education prepares students, imparting the skills they’ll need to imagine and create a better world. Technological advancements are accelerating change across industries and a STEM-focused curriculum supports students to get ahead of these shifts, not just keep […]


  • Engineering student working with 3D printer

    High School Class Saves District $1 Million using Fusion 360 and 3D Printing

    What do you get when you put educators, student engineers, and an HVAC system together? Up to $1 million in savings. This is what the school district in Beaverton, Oregon estimates they will save after engineering students at Sunset High School found a solution to an ongoing issue with their aging HVAC systems. Volume modular […]


  • How Academia and Industry Converge to Support Future Careers

    Ready or not, the future is barreling forward and technological advancements are transforming the skillsets students will need to progress their careers. Educators play an important role in teaching both the fundamental building blocks and forward-thinking concepts that will prepare students for the future. This means staying on top of where industry is headed and […]


  • Industry Convergence at the Center of Women’s Health and Smart Technology

    A diverse team of hackathoners has come together to innovate in the risk-averse world of medical device development. Georgia Tech students Alex and Girish (computer science majors), Rhea (computer engineering major), and Netra (biomedical engineering major) make up the SmartCup team that participated in the HealthTech hackathon in March 2021.  The SmartCup team wanted to […]