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Welcome to the Biomedical Engineering Fabrication Lab (BME Fab Lab) at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill! Our state-of-the-art facility is a dynamic hub for innovation and creativity, providing a collaborative space for students, researchers, and faculty to bring their ideas to life. As a cutting-edge makerspace, we specialize in the intersection of biomedical engineering and fabrication, empowering our community to explore, design, and create with advanced tools and technologies.

At the BME Fab Lab, we offer a comprehensive range of tools and equipment that cater to the diverse needs of our users. From high-precision 3D printers and CNC machines to laser cutters and surface-mount rework stations, our lab is equipped with the latest industry-standard equipment to support a wide range of projects. Whether you are a graduate student embarking on groundbreaking research or an undergraduate seeking to develop practical engineering skills, our lab provides the resources and training necessary to turn concepts into tangible prototypes.

As an integral part of our commitment to fostering a vibrant and inclusive maker community, we prioritize safety and training. Our Fab Lab 101 program is a mandatory training session designed to familiarize all patrons with general safety protocols, equipment usage, and the process of reserving shop buddies and 3D printers. Additionally, we offer specialized trainings for specific tools and technologies to further enhance your expertise. With a focus on hands-on learning and real-world applications, our training programs ensure that you have the knowledge and confidence to unleash your creativity while maintaining a safe and collaborative environment.

Join us at the BME Fab Lab and unlock a world of possibilities. Whether you’re prototyping medical devices, exploring novel materials, or pushing the boundaries of biomedical engineering, our lab is here to support your journey. Discover a space where imagination meets innovation, and where your ideas can become reality.