Daniel Smithwick

I am the Product Manager (Master Fabricator status) for the SCOPES-DF project. I collaborate to build foundational and scalable digital fabrication knowledge for the next generation. I received a PhD from MIT for my dissertation on Physical Design Cognition and previously studied architecture and music.

Lesson Plans

In this lesson you ll learn how to make complex and precise geometric assemblies like the skateboard halfpipe seen here…
Leonardo of Pisa (c 1170 c 1250) also known as Fibonacci is often considered the most talented mathematician of the…
In this guide you will learn to develop a general workflow between 3D modeling softwares and planar assembly techniques for…
Fabricating shoes presents fun opportunities for student to learn principles from design and mathematics while they explore digital fabrication process…

Lessons with Contributions

In this lesson students will reflect on the Everyday in the life of a Biomedical Engineer by solving a design…
This lesson will take the student on a journey through the tessellated world of M C Escher (Maurits Cornelis Escher)…
Create your pancakes with code nbsp This lesson introduces you to the concepts behind CNC Computer language called G Code…
Hacking machines to either improve or change the original purpose of the machine can be rewarding and gives the user…
Spirograph is the name given to a drawing tool that makes mathematical roulette curves known as hypotrochoids nbsp In this…
This lesson originates from Ruth Carter s approach to costume design for the Black Panther film Students will create a…
This lesson reflects on Everyday in the life of a Biomedical Engineer What does a Biomedical Engineer do Biomedical Engineer…
This lesson is inspired by different designers approaches for the Black Panther film For example LA based designer Douriean Fletcher…

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