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Development Resources

  • VCM - Virtual Machine infrastructure for hosting your website or accessing containerized software.
  • Gitlab - Duke's own Git repository system for code version control and sharing.
  • Co-Lab APIs - The Co-Lab's API system for accessing various data sources like identity, 3dprinter data, and ad hoc events.
  • Streamer - OIT's API system for accessing data sources including Duke directory, curriculum, and ePrint.
  • Duke iOS App Store - Internal App Store for Duke-created apps to distribute within Duke Community.

Also, check out our documentation for help with these resources and a variety of other topics.

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Office Hours & Consultation

The Co-Lab also holds weekly office hours, listed below, where our student consulants can help you with your project or answer technology questions in their expertise, listed below. If you have questions about the Co-Lab Studio, you can just visit one of our locations and talk to the students on shift there.

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Online Tech Support via Slack

Need some help on a project and you can't come to our Office Hours?  Find us on Slack for some quick help on your questions!  Just head to dukecolab.slack.com, create an account and post your questions there and we’ll be able to help you along the way.  Slack can also be used for project management within your team if you’re scattered across the globe or just across campus.  Just create a private channel and invite your team.

Office Hours

Can't come to any of these times?  Find us on Slack for support or to set up a time to meet.

Name Role Times Location Expertise
Jackson Hubbard Additive Manufacturing & 3D Scanning Specialist
  • Mondays 3:30-5:30 and Wednesdays 2:30-4:30
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC 3D printing, Design-for-Print, CAD-to-Print, Additive Manufacturing Engineering, Prototyping, Research Additive
Ben Lawrence Additive Manufacturing Design Engineer
  • 9 am - 11 am
  • Mondays and Wednesdays
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC 3D printing, Design-for-Print, CAD-to-Print, Additive Manufacturing Engineering, Prototyping, Research Additive
Abby Franklin Additive Manufacturing Design Engineer
  • 3:30-5:30 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC 3D printing, Design-for-Print consultation, CAD-to-Print workflows, Additive Manufacturing Engineering, Prototyping, Research Additive
Angie Pangan Additive Manufacturing Design Engineer
  • 9 - 11 am Tuesdays and Thursdays
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC 3D printing, Design-for-Print, CAD-to-Print, Additive Manufacturing Engineering, Prototyping, Research Additive
Danai Adkisson Analyst, IT
  • By appointment only
  • email da129@duke.edu
LSRC D110 Software Development, Dev Ops Automation and Orchestration
Jeff Gula Co-Lab Developer/Educator
  • By appointment only
  • email jeff.gula@duke.edu
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC Full-stack web development, Continuous Integration/Deployment, Project/Product Management
Dominick Scialabba Design Engineer
  • 3 - 5PM Thrusdays
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC Rapid prototyping, Engineering Design, Solidworks, CNC milling, DFM
Trevor Fowler Design Engineer By Appointment Only: tdf22@duke.edu Co-Lab Commons at the TEC Rapid prototyping, Engineering Design, Solidworks, CNC milling, DFM
Evan LaCombe Design Engineer
  • 9:30-11:30 Friday
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC 3D Printing, Design-for-Print, CAD-to-Print, 3D Model Rendering, Additive Manufacturing Engineering, Prototyping, Research Additive
Mohsin Haider Design Engineer
  • 12pm - 1:30pm Monday
  • 1:15-2:15pm Wednesday
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC Rapid Prototyping, Design, Fusion 360, SolidWorks, CAM, CNC Milling, 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Waterjet
Sandra Bermond Program Manager
  • By appointment only
  • email scb66@duke.edu
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC Roots questions and suggestions, design (graphic, UX and UI), responsive front end development (HTML, CSS, grid)
Shamikh Hossain Technical Consultant
  • Tuesday 2:00-4:00
  • Wednesday 3:30-5:30
Office Hours 12/4: Changed to 2:30 to 4:45 PM
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC Python, HTML/CSS/JavaScript, Django, Flask, Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap, Full-stack web development, GitHub, WordPress, Jupyter Notebooks, Data Science
Mike Liu Technical Consultant
  • Monday 2:45-4:45
  • Thursday 2:45-4:45
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC Git, Web development, Node.js, macOS, Linux, VPS, development environment settings, Vim, Email deployment and maintenance
Aman Ibrahim Technical Consultant
  • Tuesday & Thursday 1:30-3:30pm
  • Sunday 12-3pm
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC Full Stack Engineering (Rails, Sinatra, Node/Express, Phoenix, React, Redux, All SQL DBMS, NoSQL, Heroku/GCP/AWS, Docker, API Design, etc.), Web Development Skills (Git, Shell Scripting, Project CI, Task Management, etc.)
Lorne Zhang Technical Consultant
  • Thursday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC Web Design, Front End Development (HTML, CSS, Angular.JS)
Will Ye Technical Consultant
  • Monday 5:00 - 7:00
  • Friday 4:00 - 6:00
Co-Lab Commons at the TEC Full stack web development (HTML/CSS/JavaScript, Node.js, Flask), API design and development, web scraping, Processing/p5.js, Python, Leetcode lol