Marya Schnedeker

Marya is the Co-Manager Jumbo's Maker Studio. She also works with the New York Hall of Science to support Sampoerna University (Jakarta, Indonesia) in creating high school maker spaces in Indonesia.

 She enjoys using human centered design approaches to create maker/fabrication spaces and tools.


Maker Tools

Maker Tools is a suite of makerspace technologies that tackle many of the common problems that makerspaces encounter within universities, libraries, and classrooms. These tools are being developed by graduate and undergraduate students at the [Center for Engineering Education and Outreach (CEEO)]…

Jun 22 2016 Read →

Jumbo's Maker Studio

**Note: The Maker Studio is currently closed for the fall semester of 2016.** Jumbo’s Maker Studio is an interdisciplinary makerspace on the third floor of the Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex (CLIC) in the Human Factors Lab. Join our [Facebook page](…

Jul 4 2015 Read →


Field Trip: WIT, MassART and MFA

The Bray Lab staff and summer interns visited the Center for Applied Research at Wentworth Institute of Technology in their Department of Architecture. The Center supports bachelors (sophomore year and above) and master…

Aug 3 2016 Read →

Field Trip: Artisan’s Asylum

This week the Bray Lab staff and summer interns visited Artisan’s Asylum, a non-profit community fabrication center in a 40,000 square foot warehouse located in Somerville. We got a chance to checkout the setup of their equipment stations…

Jul 28 2016 Read →

3D Printer Repair

Lately, one of the 3D printers in the Design Lab has been acting improperly. Upon extrusion, the filament would not come out straight from the driver. Instead, the material would bend upwards, often times catching itself on the extruder or creating clumps and knots in the filament that wouldn’t stic…

Jul 28 2016 Read →



This video-based handbook will introduce and explore each component of the LEGO EV3 MINDSTORMS kit, and provide some strategies/techniques that should help you create EV3 robots more effectively. …

Jul 4 2015 Read →