Labs & equipment

August 14, 2015 | 2:31 pm

Jacobs Hall is home to a wide variety of spaces and tools for prototyping and fabrication, enabling users to move through complete design processes — from initial sketch to refined prototype. A Maker Pass, open to faculty, students, and staff regardless of previous experience, grants semesterly access and safety training.

Metal Shop

Metal shop equipment

The metal shop is located on the basement level and contains a waterjet cutter and a range of tools for work with metal.

Visualization / Robotics lab

Wide view of visualization lab equipment

The visualization lab (v-lab) is located on the basement level and has equipment for virtual/augmented reality projects, high-resolution 3D scanning, and photo production.


Computers in CAD/CAM lab

The CAD/CAM lab is located on the basement level and offers a range of software for modeling and design.

Design lounge

Design lounge furniture

The design lounge is located on the basement level and is a space for project work, meetings and student events, and workshops.

All-purpose makerspaces

All-Purpose Makerspace equipment

The all-purpose makerspaces in studios 110 and 120 contain laser-cutters, basic 3D printers, hand tools, wood fabrication equipment, and more.

Electronics lab

Electronics lab equipment

The electronics lab is located in room 210C and contains soldering irons, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and more.

AV production lab

AV Production Lab equipment

The AV production lab is located in room 220C and contains resources for instructor and general use, such as a scanner and photo backdrop.

Advanced prototyping lab

Advanced Prototyping Lab equipment

The advanced prototyping lab is located in room 332 and contains high-end 3D printers.