MAADE Saturday Short Courses

Spring 2024

Tuition-Free Professional Development for Faculty

DMT E-2 Gene Haas BuildingDe Anza College, with the support of the Gene Haas Foundation and the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) funded MAADE project, is pleased to announce a series of Saturday professional development short courses for high school and college manufacturing, industrial technology and engineering faculty.

Spring Quarter we will be premiering Automation of CNC Processes, an intensive, two-day course that highlights Industry 4.0 applications of robotic automation in CNC machining with demonstrations and hands-on projects.

No Cost to Participating High School and College Faculty!

Stay tuned for upcoming MAADE faculty professional development Saturday short courses scheduled for Fall 2024, including Multi-Axis CNC Milling and Intro to Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM), which will be offered in De Anza's state-of-the-art Additive Manufacturing lab.

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CNC Machining Courses

Automation of CNC Processes

Featuring ABB, Niryo, FANUC and Universal Robotics technology with masterclasses facilitated by industry experts


Robotic arm set up and operation, simulation, at pendant programming and palletization applications
  • Dates: June 15 and 22 (Saturdays)
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: De Anza - E2 Building


Multi-Axis CNC Milling – Advanced

An intensive overview for those with 3-axis milling experience

Advanced G-code programming and 4 and 5-axis set up and operation 

  • Dates:  TBD (Saturdays)
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: De Anza - E2 Building

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3D Printing/AM Courses


Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM)

For those with 3D printing experience and CAD knowledge

Principles of DfAM, parametric modeling, topology optimization considerations and advanced 3D printing processes

  • Dates: TBD (Saturdays)
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: De Anza - E35 Building
FANUC Robot LR Mate CAD to Path
Stratasys J55 with Business Cards
 FANUC Robot LR Mate
Stratasys J55 3D Printer

NSF logoThe Manufacturing Automation and Additive Design Excellence (MAADE) project is funded in part by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) program. A grant abstract can be found on the NSF award website: NSF Search Award Abstract #2202221

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