Student using the CNC machine.

MET Labs and Facilities

Featured Labs and Shops

Mechanical Engineering Technology

The School of Technology curriculum emphasizes lab experience. Students have access to spaces equipped with the latest industry-standard technology, allowing for a smooth transition from college to the workplace. Peruse the list below and see what we have in store for you.

Engine on a stand in the lab

Power Systems Lab

Lab activities include faculty research, fluid mechanics experimentation, fluid power system integration, internal combustion engine projects, pneumatic power system integration, thermodynamics experimentation, and ergonomic workstation simulation.

Location: EERC S036
Contact: John Irwin


exhaust hood and desks in the lab.

Materials Testing Lab

Lab activities include faculty research, heat transfer experimentation, accelerated environmental testing, hardness testing, heat treating, strain gauge instrumentation, and deflection testing.

Location: EERC S037
Contact: John Irwin


some of the machines in the shop

Machine Shop

The School of Technology maintains a Machine Shop with comprehensive learning facilities available to students. The shop also offers machine-fabrication services for the campus research community.

Location: Minerals and Materials 119
Contact: Nick Hendrickson, operations/facilities supervisor


Senior Design Labs

School of Technology students enrolled in Senior Design have twenty-four-hour access to lab space designated by major. All labs are in the Electrical Energy Resource Center.

Program Location Contact
Computer Network and System Administration EERC 419 Guy Hembroff
Electrical Engineering Technology EERC 418A Nasser Alaraje
Mechanical Engineering Technology EERC S016 John Irwin
Surveying Engineering EERC 231 Eugene Levin

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