Lecture of prof Marty Culpepper of MIT

25 February 2019

Time: 15.00 – 18.00 hours

Location: Fontys University of Applied Sciences, MultiMedia Pavilion, Horsten 1, 5612 AX Eindhoven
(Campus of the Technical University Eindhoven)


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'Our mission is to provide tangible resources and knowledge that speed integration of technology, innovation, making and entrepeneurship within universities and technology innovation ecosystems in their surrounding cities/regions. Our members work together to define, and practice, better ways to Make Impact.'
The Make Impact Consortium is for universities, companies and public agencies who understand that technology innovation is first and foremost about people, and value the importance of joining a like-minded community for mutual learning and benefit. 


Our member Fontys University of Applied Sciences, School of Engineering, would like to invite you for a meeting with Marty Culpepper, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Culpepper takes us along in the thought process of Make Impact.

Fontys University of Applied Sciences and Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently confirmed their cooperation in the Make Impact Consortium agreement. The Make Impact consortium is an interdisciplinary program to support the integration of technology, innovation, making and entrepreneurship within universities and the innovation ecosystems that surround them.



14.30 – 15.00 Welcome with coffee/tea in the Eindhoven Engine building, room 1

15.00 – 15.10 Welcome by Ella Hueting, director Fontys School of Engineering

15.10 – 15.30 Joep Houterman, Board of Fontys University of Applied Sciences about the importance of Hybrid learning environments and the significance of Eindhoven Engine in the Brainport Region

15.30 – 16.15 Professor Martin Culpepper - MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering - about Make Impact

16.15 – 17.00 Discussion

17.00 – 18.00 Networking with drinks and snacks


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About Professor Marty Culpepper
Marty Culpepper, a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is MIT's first Maker Czar. He is passionate about all aspects of making and breaking as demonstrated in his 2.72 class where the student teams spend the semester building desktop lathes. Professor Culpepper is the recipient of an NSF Presidential Early Career Award, two R&D 100 awards, a TR100 award and a Joel and Ruth Spira Teaching Award. He is not one to be afraid of getting his hands dirty. His favorite maker tools are mills and waterjets, though he's become fond of glass blowing.