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About Neologix Engineering Labs

-Established 2015-

Neologix was imagined by Jeadi Vilchis while he was a high school student at Oakland High School. He thought of the name while dreaming of learning Latin, thinking it meant, "New way of thinking." That is exactly the focus of his mission... To cultivate a new way of thinking for people, especially girls and people of color, by encouraging them to think in fresh, expansive ways.

We cultivate these new paradigms by teaching design thinking, engineering, 2D/3D design, robotics, computer science, and manufacturing.

Some of his makerspace/engineering students have gone on to study at Engineering and Architecture at prestigious universities such as Carnegie Mellon, UC Berkeley and UC Davis. When he taught college courses in IT/Computer Tech at Year Up, his alumni have gone on to work full time at Google, Apple, Facebook, and Salesforce. 



Oakland, CA, USA


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for budding engineers age 6-14 years old


8:30AM- Doors open for play

9:00AM- Workshops start   

3:00PM- Pick up

5:00PM-Late Pick Up [+Fee]



  • 3D printing

  • Laser cutting

  • 3D/2D design

  • LEGO Robotics and Programming [EV3]

  • Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest 2 + PSVR)

  • Sports (disc golf, softball, soccer, pickleball)

  • eSports

Science-Focused Maker Labs

Exciting and fun science labs and demos:

  • Elephants toothpaste,

  • Make your own ice cream

  • Physics of sports

  • Laser cut ruler or protractor

  • 3D print engineering tools and science games

MAKER PUPS The youngest makers! 

  • Arts & crafts, hand-drawn lasercut art pieces, puzzles, games and 3D Printed figurines

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