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BeAM is currently open for research, entrepreneurial, and approved academic projects. Personal projects will not be permitted at this time.

Join us for our Research Open House on February 25th and March 15th. Learn More.

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.

We aim to make everyone feel empowered to reach their full making potential – if you’re interested in making, you belong at BeAM.

What do you want to use?

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

Makerspace Hours

BeAM@Murray is now open to all UNC affiliated makers for research, entrepreneurship, coursework, or personal projects. This includes all student groups, staff, faculty, and administration.


Upcoming Trainings

Our Staff

Anna Engelke
Anna Engelke

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

Traditional Fabrication Specialist
Kyle Glochick
Kyle Glochick

Administrative Coordinator
Kenny Langley
Kenny Langley

BeAM Director
Tricia Maloney
Drew Robertson

Digital Fabrication Specialist

Research and Course Support



Support for integrating design and making into your courses


Prototyping and Research

Support in using BeAM’s tools for research


What’s Happening at BeAM

Building a toolbox for success with the APSE minor and BeAM

Lessons learned: identifying solutions for success through the APSE minor and BeAM

Communities of practice at BeAM use peer-to-peer learning to deepen skills

From BeAM to Procter & Gamble: Prototyping, Professional Skills, and Passion

BeAM enhances capabilities with gift of new RYOBI power tools

Rick Bradley’s Vision for Collaboration and Creativity: BeAM@Carmichael Makerspace

Cloud-based printing comes to Carolina’s makerspaces

A Maker Mindset