HCPL and eNABLE Give You a Hand

When:  Sunday, November 13th, 10:30am – 11:30am

Where: Meeting Room 310A at the George R. Brown Convention Center

What:  hcpl_project1aThe eNABLE Community is a world-wide network of volunteers who design, test and build 3D-printable prosthetics, providing access to hcpl_project1b life-changing devices for recipients around the world.  This past summer, volunteers in the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab (Harris County Public Library) and members of the University of Houston eNABLE Chapter both had opportuniuh_enable_project1ties to fabricate 3D-printed prosthetic hands for young children.  Join members from both organizations to learn more about these devices, the groups’ experiences building hands for recipients and plans for the future.  Articles and photos on some of these projects are:

Tech / Craft / Mindset: 3D-Printing; Social Good; Medical

Speakers: Jalal Yazji (UH eNABLE Chapter), Patrick Ferrell (Harris County Public Library)

About the Speaker(s)

Patrick Febio_patrickferrellrrell is the Innovation Lab Trainer at the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab (JHLIL) where he assists patrons in the use of the Lab’s tools (3D printers, laser cutter, CNC, etc.) and teaches the basic skills required to build giant, robot-ninja dinosaurs.  The JHLIL is a free, community makerspace in the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library, part of the Harris County Public Library system.

You can catch the latest happenings at the lab on their Freeman Facebook page or @FreemanLib on Twitter.

bio_jalalyazjiJalal Yazji is the president of eNABLE Chapter at the University of Houston. He is majoring in mechanical engineering at the University of Houston – Main Campus.

For more information about the eNABLE Chapter at the University of Houston check out their Facebook page.

For more information about the eNABLE Community Foundation check out their website.

To find a Chapter near you check out their map.