The lab and all of its equipment are free for student/faculty use.
Some generic materials like small pieces of wood and acrylic will be provided. If you need more specific materials, you will be required to bring these. If you would like to know more about the materials we do have, please stop by and see what we have in stock.
Priority will be given to students in the College of Engineering but all students/faculty/staff will be allowed to use the lab.
The IDEA factory is a project based lab. It is not a space for homework unless that homework is a project that needs the machines or software.
We currently allow students to work on personal projects, but senior design and school projects take priority.
In the general areas of the lab, simple snacks will be allowed. If you are using the computers or machines, you will be asked to finish your food/drinks away from the equipment before use.
Dual Monitor Computers
CNC Router Computer
No, the machines are used on a first come, first serve basis. To keep the lab open for all types of projects, priority will be given to students working on: