Machine Shop

Student consulting with technician on CAD designThe Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering has a 1,000 sq. ft. machine shop on site in the Martin C. Jischke Hall of Biomedical Engineering. The open facility is configured to enable rapid prototyping for research. It also heavily supports the biomedical engineering senior design course each fall. The shop is located in B035 in the northwest corner of the basement.

The machine shop manager assists faculty members and students in any capacity, including quick turnaround modifications, design consultation, training, and independent completion of small and large projects. Walk-ins are welcome, or for more information email: Norvin Bruns.

The Machine Shop is equipped with the following tools:

  • Manual knee mill, engine lathe, 3 axis CNC mill
  • Metal band saws, large drill press, small drill press
  • Die grinder, sheet metal shear, sheet metal brake, hydraulic press
  • Fume hood
  • Large assortment of power tools and hand tools.
  • Broad selection of raw materials, plumbing supplies, fasteners, adhesives  and paints

An expansion of capabilities and access to the shop is planned.

Student consulting with technician on senior design project.

Student using sheet metal shear