|Universities forge ahead with 3-D printing|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
LAKELAND — When students propose, design and create projects at Florida Polytechnic University, they will have a state-of-the-art, 3-D printing lab available to help them along.
It’s a long way from the days of poster boards and a box of colored markers.
Florida Poly President Randy Avent said the university is extremely well-suited to host the lab.
“We are on a mission to address real-world challenges, and that’s what this is about,” he said.
“People might think, well, it looks like a lot of fun, but what does it have to do with higher education?
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