Development of Novel 3D Concrete Print Head Prototype for Autonomous Structures Printing

Student will work in an interdisciplinary team to develop a prototype of a new printing technology that will potentially revolutionize how we build buildings. The summer project will include the design, modeling, and fabrication of a physical prototype of a new print technology currently under development at the Department of Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics. Students with a strong aptitude in fabrication, automation, and robotics are highly encouraged to apply! The students will work in concert with both Professor Brügger and Professor Kawashima's students to develop and fabricate this prototype. Start and end dates within the range noted in this application are flexible. Expected duration of internship: 8-10 weeks. Internship stipend: $5000.

Lab: Carleton Laboratory

Direct Supervisor: Adrian Brügger

Position Dates: 5/27/2019 - 8/31/2019

Hours per Week: 35 (Flexible)

Paid Position: Yes, $5,000 stipend

Credit: No

Positions Available: 2

Qualifications: Strong experience and aptitude in 3D modeling and fabrication. Experience in automation, robotics, and materials preferred but not required. Must show personal initiative and ability to tackle problems independently.

Eligibility: Sophomore, Junior, Senior; SEAS only

Adrian Brügger, ab1247@columbia.edu