Automotive Engineering Lab

The auxiliary space in the basement of the parking garage is the primary workspace for large automotive projects, such as the Formula SAE race car, SAE mini-baja car, and the zero-emissions Lightweight Urban Vehicle.

Burkes Design Lab

The Burkes Design Laboratory is used by students completing their year-long senior design capstone project for team meetings, planning, brainstorming sessions, design work, and other team needs.


All of the classrooms in Jobst Hall are equipped with traditional blackboards and modern computer projectors and screens.

Computer Labs

The PC lab is a desktop publishing and numerical analysis lab intended for undergraduate and graduate students’ use.

Fluid Mechanics Lab

The facilities in the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory includes a subsonic wind tunnel, a supersonic wind tunnel, and an open-channel flow water table, along with various smaller experiments, instrumentation, and equipment for the study of basic hydraulics, aerodynamics, hydro turbines, pipe flow, flow rate measurements, jet forces, and hydrostatics.

Instrumentation and Measurements Lab

Jobst 133 houses the instrumentation and measurements laboratories, used primarily for ME 303 and ME 403 laboratory courses.

Machine Shop

Jobst 120 is the primary machine shop for the Mechanical Engineering department and also serves the needs of the College of Engineering and Technology.

Materials Testing And Modeling Lab

The lab was established to serve educational and academic research needs as well as collaborative research and service in the area of materials testing, characterization and development of materials constitutive modeling.

Projects Lab

This is flexible space that contains areas for working on large projects such as the Formula Car and desktop workspace for smaller projects.

Robotics Lab

The laboratory is used to teach the students robotics and mechatronics.

Systems Optimization And Analysis Research (SOAR) Lab

The lab houses a variety of research projects used by both undergraduate and graduate students.

Thermodynamics And Heat Transfer Lab

Jobst 116 houses laboratories for the study of thermodynamics and heat transfer.