This is the "introduction to 3D printing" exercise for a course with over 300 students per semesters. Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_0pDgfpme8
They are discovering technologies and community through "posting a make". It's a first step in the maker movement !
Marvin test is a classic test for 3d printing. The 3d model allows to test the ability of a 3D printer to print without supports & build bridges.
This version is a customization for emlyon makers' lab.
Marvin is an important symbol of the 3D Printing movement. Marvin's core ethos is about community, creativity, social change, and problem solving. He's determined to revolutionize the way we make things through 3D Printing.
Historically, Marvin is a super intelligent but Paranoid Android. He is a fictional character in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series by Douglas Adams.