Minor in Maker Technology

In this program, the students delve into a journey bridging diverse fields of modern engineering and innovation. This immersive experience is designed to empower learners with a comprehensive skill set spanning Electronics Design Technology, 3D Printing, IoT, Robotics, Software and IDE Tools, and hands-on DIY projects.

Exploring Electronics Design Technology, learners will unravel the intricacies of circuitry, mastering both analog and digital design principles essential for crafting efficient and functional electronic systems. Transitioning to the world of 3D Printing, learners will harness software tools to transform digital designs into tangible prototypes, gaining expertise in slicing techniques and additive manufacturing processes. The IoT and Robotics segment immerses participants into the interconnected realm of intelligent systems, blending hardware and software using platforms such as Arduino IDE, ROS, and AWS IoT Core. Meanwhile, a deep dive into software and IDE tools equips learners with proficiency in navigating diverse programming languages and development environments.

Our DIY projects component serves as the pinnacle, where acquired knowledge is applied, fostering creativity, problem-solving, and technical acumen in crafting innovative solutions. Join us on this dynamic expedition to acquire a versatile skill set poised at the frontier of technological innovation.

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Key Information


  • Equip participants with a diverse skill set encompassing Electronics Design, 3D Printing, IoT, Robotics, Software Development, and DIY project implementation
  • Enable learners to comprehend and apply principles of analog and digital electronics in designing functional electronic systems
  • Develop expertise in utilizing software tools for 3D design, slicing, and additive manufacturing processes to create tangible prototypes
  • Familiarize participants with interconnected systems, empowering them to integrate hardware and software using platforms like Arduino, ROS, and AWS IoT Core
  • Provide hands-on experience with various software and IDE tools, enabling fluency in programming languages and diverse development environments
  • Encourage practical application of acquired skills by engaging in creative and innovative DIY projects, fostering problem-solving and critical thinking abilities
  • Inspire participants to explore, innovate, and create solutions at the intersection of technology and creativity, preparing them to be versatile contributors in the realm of modern engineering and innovation

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of Maker Technology Minor Programme, an engineering graduate will be able to:

  • LO1: Apply principles of electronic design to implement functional electronic systems
  • LO2: Application of knowledge of 3D Printing, IoT and Robotics, and Software and IDE tools through DIY systems

Eligibility Criteria

Students who have passed the First Year of Engineering in any branch at K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering.

Assessment Method

Tests, Mini projects, Laboratory, Presentation/ Video making, Quiz, study of research papers etc.

Proposed List of Courses

  • Electronics Design Technology
  • 3D Printing
  • IoT and Robotics
  • Software and IDE Tools
  • DIY Projects

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