Tuburan fablab features digital fabrication tech in recently launched virtual program

CTU Tuburan fablab aired its pilot episode of MugnaSerye, featuring prototypes using digital fabrication technology on July 29, 2021.

The series promotes Fab Lab activities on social media using Cebuano as the medium to better engage the viewers.

Industrial Engineering students— Kaye Ann Dela Pena, JeanahJubay, and Joanah Mae Ancajas— presented a food waste grinding machine as their research output. 

BIT Machine Shop student Rafael Terese Rostata also showcased his life-size wooden replica of an anime samurai using CNC milling and 3D printing. 

One of its alumni, Ronald Fernandez, demonstrated the employment of Arduino to start his car prototype via voice command.

Hosting the show was fablab director Siegfried Mendoza alongside Ephreim Christian Genson and Zandra Mendoza via Facebook live by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 7 and its local Facebook pages.

MugnaSerye is an online fablab discussion that is part of a series of events dubbed “Think, Make, Break,” initially started by the University of the Philippies Cebu. /Zandra Mendoza/CTU Tuburan