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The Mark and Debra Leslie Entrepreneurs Lab is a 5,900-square-foot facility in the heart of the Washington Square campus where aspiring NYU entrepreneurs from across all of NYU’s schools and colleges—be they students, faculty, or researchers—can meet to connect, collaborate, and tap into a vast array resources to help develop their ideas and inventions into startup companies.

The Leslie eLab is located on street level at 16 Washington Place at the corner of Greene Street. It features flexibly configured co-working spaces, meeting rooms, an event space, and a fabrication lab to encourage interaction, prototyping, and collaboration so essential in the development of entrepreneurial ideas.

Contact us:


Open Hours:

Mon - Fri: 10am-10pm


16 Washington Place,

(Washington Place and Greene Street)

New York City 10003

Prototyping Lab

Prototyping lab

The NYU Leslie eLab has a prototyping space for all student and faculty developing physical products and devices as part of their startup. It is open and staffed thirty hours a week by experts available to help you build faster. The space and equipment can be reserved in advance using the "Prototyping Lab" button above.



Prototyping Lab Staffed Hours

  • Monday: 4pm - 6pm
  • Tuesday - Thursday: 10:30am - 6pm
  • Friday: 10am - 2:30pm


Equipment in the Prototyping Lab

  • Two Makerbot Fifth Generation Replicators 3d printers
  • One Makerbot Digitizer 3d scanner
  • One Forty Watt CO2 Laser Cutter with a 40" cutbed
  • Aruduinos and Raspberry Pis
  • Assorted sensors: accelerometers, barometers, light, ph level
  • Soldering irons, drills, pliers, etc.

The equipment and supplies in the Leslie eLab are free for all students, faculty, and researchers at NYU.

Prototyping Lab Guardians

David Rios
  • Analog circuits
  • Digital and manual fabrication: laser cutter, cnc
  • Printed circuit-board design
  • 3D Software
  • P-Comp, Energy, NIME,
Sanniti Pimpley
  • Electronics, Arduinos and microcontrollers
  • Digital fabrication
  • 3D Software
  • Hacking & reverse engineering
Surya Mattu
  • Front end and backend web development
  • Data Processing, command line stuff
  • Python, Javascript, C, and C++
  • Wireless communications with internet of things
  • P-Comp

Example Programs This Semester...

Founders Forum
Startup Bootcamps
Office Hours
Skills Workshops
Lunch and Learns
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