Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology
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Featured Labs and Shops

The MET 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.

Power Systems 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

Materials Testing 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

Machine Shop

Machine Shop

The MMET department 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

Student designing on a computer.

Senior Design Lab

Students enrolled in Senior Design have twenty-four-hour access to lab space in the Electrical Energy Resource Center.

Location: EERC S016
Contact: John Irwin

Graph display on monitor.

Computing Resources

The Latest Software

All computers in these classrooms and labs have a comprehensive suite of software including packages for design, analysis, statistics, CAD, FEA, office productivity, and many other applications.

  • EERC 318—Wireless Lounge, 4 workstations, printer, and scanner
  • EERC 330—Computer classroom and lab, 44 stations, standard and large-format printers
  • EERC 421—Computer classroom and lab, 25 stations, printer