The Aggie Innovation Space is NMSU’s premier Makerspace! We have the resources and expertise
to take your innovations from idea to reality!

And the best part…It’s always free for NMSU students!

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3D Printing

The Aggie Innovation Space has six 3D Printers available for use! The printers are, collectively, able to print a variety of materials such as ABS, PLA, and various filaments such as Ninja-Flex. We are currently looking at purchasing up to three more printers to handle the demands of the school.

All NMSU students and faculty are welcome to come visit and get a lesson in 3D Printing, or 3D Modeling, and discuss how they can be applied towards your projects!


The Aggie Innovation Space has a fully equipped electronics room.

 Key Features:

  • Arduino: Uno, Mega, Trinket, etc. (More information?)

  • Intel Galileo Development Boards (More information?)

  • Full suite of electronics components; LED’s, capacitors, transistors, resistors, etc.

  • Full suite of electronics testing equipment; oscilloscope, multi-meters, function generators, etc.


The Aggie Innovation Space has 12 top of the line workstations loaded with the software you need to design and build.


Software Available (Not a complete list)

  • Siemens NX
  • SolidWorks
  • Autodesk: Inventor, AutoCAD
  • Google Sketchup
  • Cura (Lulzbot edition)
  • MakerWare
  • Matlab
  • RobotC
  • EasyC
  • Arduino IDE
  • Sublime text 3
  • RISA 3-D

Various & Low-Res Prototyping

The Aggie Innovation Space has many tools and cool technologies that can help you build prototypes and small basic projects

  • X-Carve CNC Router

    The X-Carve CNC Router has a 500 x 500 mm build area and can mill wood, plastic, and aluminum. It is ideal for high precision projects that have features that are in one axis. For more information, click here!

  • Vinyl Cutter

    The vinyl cutter is perfect for all your logo needs, cutting shapes out of various vinyl sheets and featuring a peel-able back.

  • Hot Wire Cutter

    The hot wire cutter is perfect for cutting foam into a mold for aircraft wings, or just about anything that you might need to cut foam for!

  • Hand Tools

    The AIS has a full complement of basic hand tools, come check out what we have and rent what you need!