Enhancing the TCU Experience

1) By supporting students in advancing an idea to a prototype.
2) By supporting student organizations and initiatives like the TCU App Club: Click here for more.


Helping K-12 Teachers & Learners

with new tools and professional development.


Community Impact

with outreach camps like Design Camp
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16May

CAD Design Camp This July

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The TCU IdeaFactory will be hosting Design Camp this July with help from the Fab Lab. Design Camp is a 3... Read More →
29Feb

IdeaFactory Students Win Internal Values & Ventures Business Plan Competition

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Several teams competed this year for the opportunity to represent TCU in the Values & Ventures Business Plan Competition this... Read More →
27Feb

planIt

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planIt is an idea that was inspired by a vision for students to experience new adventures while creating memories with... Read More →

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Pangea Mat & Cutter

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Plate tectonics using clay. Have you ever noticed that the continents seem to fit together like a puzzle? This data and more led to the theory of plate tectonics. Let’s build a clay model, and then expand it to explain how.. read more

Dance of the Continents

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Science is people, ideas, models and data that come together to tell a rich story filled with creativity, tragedy, perseverance, levity, and triumph. Let’s see how the story of plate tectonics embodies these.. read more

Plate Detective

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“Plate Detective” is a tool that enables students to compile scientific data from sea floor topography, volcano distributions, earthquake distributions, sea floor age, and magnetic patterns to create a model read more

 

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About TCU Idea Factory

The TCU IdeaFactory is an educational initiative from the College of Science and Engineering aimed at providing TCU undergraduates out-of-the-box experiences in creativity, leadership and entrepreneurship.

Contact Us

Eric Simanek, 817-257-5355
e.simanek@tcu.edu

Cedric James , 817-257-4913
c.o.james@tcu.edu