Robert Shi

StudioLab Graduate Assistant

Where are you from?
San Francisco, California, born and raised.

Why did you want to work at StudioLab?
Studiolab is the hidden gem of the campus. I am excited to use the 3d printers and laser cutters for my personal projects, and take advantage of the free materials.

What’s the most incredible project you’ve ever seen?
I am really impressed with the robots created by the Robotics club with Studiolab tools and trainings!

Do you have any heroes or mentors?
Yes! It is hard to list everyone. Professor Sturm and Professor Fisac have provided me with tremendous guidance!

What are you working on this semester?
I am working on a mechanical multiplexer and a cool social website!

What's your favorite part about working at StudioLab?
I love seeing the cool projects people are working on!

Where should beginners start at StudioLab?
Start by poking around the space and talking with the staff and other students. It is a collaborative makerspace, so people and knowledge are the most important resources available!