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CollabSpace will be in Chicago at ISTE 2018! 

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This year's International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference & Expo will be held in Chicago and CollabSpace will be exhibiting again! Find us in the Expo Hall at Boot #2494!

ISTE is recognized globally as the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world. Educators and education leaders gather at the annual ISTE conference to engage in hands-on learning, exchange ideas and network with like-minded thinkers seeking to transform learning and teaching.

CollabSpace at Maker Faire Bay Area 2018!

May 14, 2018

Bay Area Maker Faire May 18-20 2018

Save the date for Maker Faire Bay Area 2018! It’s happening in San Mateo Event Center from May 18 to 20. New for this year, come to learn about career paths and educational opportunities and hear from professional speakers from across various industries at a free Friday morning event!


Collab Quote:

"Creating means living."

Dejan StojanovicThe Shape


Interested in what our Cornell Engineers are doing?

Underwater research teamApril 10, 2018

    Do you want to learn about the research projects from Cornell Engineers? Let us know and we will post Q and A’s!

    Forum Spotlight

    April 10, 2018

      NASA is funding an idea proposed by Cornell Engineering Professor Dmitry Savransky for modular active self-assembling space telescope swarms. 

      If you could have anything in your house break up into little pieces and then self-assemble in another room, what would it be?

      Learn more and post your answer in our forum!


      Collab Quote:

      "Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create."

      ~ Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart


      March Community Announcements

      March 2, 2018

      • You can now join CollabSpace through Facebook! Share your projects and skill sets with your friends and family and let them know about us!
      • Have any technical questions on your current project? Post them in our Forum ( and get yours answered by professional advisors and Cornell Engineering students!
      • For more updates on new projects or questions, check out our website or reach out to us at

      Collab Quote:

      “Create. Not for the money. Not for the fame. Not for the recognition. But for the pure joy of creating something and sharing it.” - Ernest Barbaric


      Q&A with Cornell Engineering Senior Lecturer Bruce Land

      March 2, 2018

      By Emily Wang, Cornell Engineering Class of 2021

      Bruce Land has been a Senior Lecturer in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University since 1998. He teaches three courses and advises masters of engineering projects in ECE. The courses he teaches revolve around microcontrollers, instrumentation and programmable logic. He advises the CUAUV team, Cornell Maker Club, and ECE Masters of Engineering Organization.


      Bruce Land works with students in a hardware lab.

      Q: What’s your research interest?

      A: I studied biology, so my research is mainly focused on the combination between electronics and biology. I’m interested in differential equations; it’s a hobby and it’s how I’m wired. I write wave stimulators using differential equations to understand how they propagate. In one of the classes I’ve taught, I have students build a drum stimulator and they do partial differential equations for waves on the drum.

      Q: Can you tell me more about your research in gene circuits?

      A: We build electronic stimulations to model how genes are regulated in our bodies. Most of the animals have distinct skin patterns or spots, but the skin itself has no central controller to make these patterns. So, how do animals develop these patterns, and how does a single cell become you? We believe that the interaction between protein and genes is causing cells to create these patterns, so that’s what we are modeling to find out.

      Q: Besides gene circuits, what other projects are you working on?

      A: We are modeling the vocal system of toad fish to see how they can make a high pitch chaotic sound with such a simple sound system. They lack vocal cords and lungs, so the only thing that’s used to produce sound are their swim bladders. We are using differential equations to model the bladder and trying to build a program that makes a similar sound.


      February Community Announcements

      February 2, 2018

      Collab Quote: 

      “Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.” - Joss Whedon 


      Contest Winner!

      February 2, 2018

      The winner of our random drawing for projects posted December 1, 2017 - January 15, 2018 is...

      Basic Lego Case for Raspberry Pi Zero W

      Basic Lego Case For Raspberry Pi Zero W by andystechgarage!

      Challenge: Build a small form Raspberry Pi Zero case that would fit inside LEGO projects or use the bricks to accommodate the Pi for small electronic prototyping. 

      Check out the details:

      Keep tuned for more updates from AndysTechGarage as they share their successes!


      Post a Project on CollabSpace for a chance to Win!

      December 13, 2018


      Share a project on CollabSpace by January 15, 2018 to be eligible to win a Raspberry Pi Zero Starter Pack. 

      Add your project at More details here!