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BeAM@CAROLINA is a network of makerspaces where you can join the UNC maker community in the design and making of physical objects for education, research, entrepreneurship and recreation. You can participate in open studios, training sessions, workshops, host classes and group activities in spaces equipped with emerging technologies like 3D printing as well as wood and metalworking shops.


What do you want to use?

3d printing
Basic tools
Laser cutter
Metal shop
Shaper Origin
Vinyl cutter
Wood shop

Minor in Applied Sciences and Engineering!

The Department of Applied Physical Sciences offers a minor that trains students with an engineering and entrepreneurial mindset. Build on the foundation from your math and science courses and engage in hands-on engineering applications of real-world challenges. Don’t want to commit to a minor? Enroll in APPL110 to get a feel for the program.

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Our Staff

Anna Engelke
Anna Engelke

Education Program Manager
D.J. Fedor
D.J. Fedor

Technical Supervisor

Rosa Giusti

Administrative Coordinator

Joel Hopler

Technical Supervisor
Kenny Langley
Kenny Langley

BeAM Director
Kristen O'Connor
Kristen Nichole O’Connor

Technical Supervisor
Glenn Walters
Glenn Walters

Senior Technical Advisor


Research and Course Support



Support for integrating design and making into your courses


Prototyping and Research

Support in using BeAM’s tools for research