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3D Design Lab (Zollner 154)

Students will learn how to research and design engineering products through group and individual projects using various CAD software tools.

Featured Equipment:

  • Siemens NX CAD and FEA software
  • Engineering books and medical journals
  • Anatomical models
  • Basic measurement equipment
Additive Manufacturing Lab (Zollner 031)

Here, students will have access to 3D printers that use metals, advanced polymers and composite materials.

Featured Equipment:

  • Markforged Metal X and X7 3D printers
  • EOS P110 3D printer
Analytical Organic Chemistry Lab (Zollner 212)

Here, students will apply advanced spectroscopy, chemical fractionation and computed analyses to extend organic synthesis work that is part of their two-semester series in organic chemistry. They will also be able to analyze compounds elicited from screens for novel antibiotics in collaborating courses.

Biomedical Engineering Lab (Zollner 014)

Students will learn anatomy with an array of hands-on contemporary teaching tools. Students will also use this lab for developing and validating medical device designs and for the creation of their senior capstone projects.

Featured Equipment:

  • Anatomage Table Virtual Cadavers
  • Medical models
  • Large-bone and small-bone battery-powered surgical equipment
  • General surgical instrument sets
  • Orthopedic surgery-specific instrument sets and implants
  • Ultrasound machine
  • Full-body human specimens
CAD and Engineering Lab (Zollner 230)
Cybersecurity Operations Lab (Zollner 151)

Part of Indiana Tech’s Center for Cybersecurity, this lab provides students with experience on a variety of security related topics like security information and event management (SIEM) system, vulnerability testing, cyber and CTF competitions, incident handling and building cybersecurity labs for ethical hacking.

Featured Equipment:

  • Netlab host and management servers
  • Netlab virtual software
  • Dell & Lenovo servers
Data Center (Zollner 145)

Students will get hands-on experience running this data center, which will also house a fully functional network and labs. Here, professors will be able to customize virtual environments to test their students’ knowledge and skills.

The center will feature a VMware-hosted environment, an enhanced digital forensics rack, room for more networking engineering devices, a wireless network and isolated networks for competitions and ethical hacking.

Digital Forensics Lab (Zollner 114)

Part of Indiana Tech’s Center for Cybersecurity, this space is equipped with Forensic Recovery of Evidence (FRED) workstations, which give students the ability to perform authentic digital forensic analyses on simulated investigation scenarios.

Featured Equipment:

  • FRED workstation
  • FREDC server
  • Digital forensic analysis softwares FTK and Autopsy
Electrical and Computer Engineering Lab (Zollner 217)

Students will learn by using oscilloscopes, function generators, DC power supplies, and desktop computers. Electronic components and IC of different types, as well as mutimeters, are also available.

Electrical Engineering Projects Lab (Zollner 215)
Engineering Design Workshop (Zollner 047)

Students will have access to machining and welding equipment, tools and other resources to get hands-on experience with manufacturing processes and fabrication. Here, all engineering students will be able to build projects that are required as part of their coursework.

Featured Equipment:

  • TIG, MIG and oxyacetylene welding equipment
  • CNC plasma cutter table
  • Milling machines (CNC and manual)
  • Lathes (CNC and manual)
  • Parts washer
  • Belt and disk sander
  • Drill press
  • Sheet metal shear
  • Miscellaneous cutting, hand and power tools
Engineering Innovation Design Center (Zollner 046)

Students will work with industrial robots, PLCs, CNCs and conveyor belts to design a process line where robots pick up raw materials, make a product from the raw materials and package the product for shipping.

Information Systems Lab (Zollner 232)

This fully configured teaching laboratory is equipped with Windows 64-bit workstations, which support virtual machines and contain the latest version of industry-standard software for:

  • Application development
  • Web and mobile application development
  • Database design and implementation
  • Networking technologies
  • Operating systems
  • Computer security and information assurance

Students can also access this lab during non-teaching hours to complete assignments and research.

Manufacturing Automation Lab (Zollner 013)

From state-of-the art machines like collaborative robots to legacy equipment that facilitated the development of current technology, students will have access to the widest range of automation applications in the region.

Featured Equipment:

  • APT Connected Smart Manufacturing System – 4 Robot Cell
  • Universal Robots Robotic Arm, UR3 – 6-axis
  • Denso Robotic Arm, VP-6242G – 6-axis
  • Mitsubishi Robotic Arm, RV-M2 – 5-axis
  • Intelitek Robotic Arm, ER4U – 5-axis
  • CNC Jr. CNC Milling Machine
  • Intelitek CNC Turning Center
  • Allen-Bradley Traffic Lights Simulator
Materials/Solid Mechanics Lab (Zollner 012)

Students will experiment with the mechanical properties of solid materials.

Featured Equipment:

  • Advanced structures set
  • Abrasimet 2 abrasive cutter
  • Simplimet 2 mounting press
  • Nano 2000T grinder/polisher
  • Tensile/Compression tester
  • Hardness tester
  • Statics torsion package
  • IZOD impact tester
  • Beam apparatus
  • HiTorque mini mill
  • 10-inch drill press with laser
  • Force table
  • Statics board
  • Ballistic pendulum
  • Microscope
  • Shaker table
  • Vibration test trainer
Network Operations Lab (Zollner 149)

Students learn to wire and build their own networks here. The technology will also allow them to simulate larger-scale networks, and examine network vulnerabilities and how to protect against them.

PLC Lab (Zollner 152)

Equipped with three Amatrol trainers, which are composed of an Allen-Bradley AB5300 L16 processor, a fault insertion system, and a PanelView Plus compact HMI panel, this lab will give students the opportunity to mimick practical industrial temperature control applications, variable speed drive applications, reversing contactor applications and stepper motor control applications.

Physics Lab (Zollner 152)
Power Controls Lab (Zollner 133)

Students will have access to various types of state-of-the-art, computer-interfaced AC and DC motors, and single- and three-phase transformers. Using a servo drive and braking system, it is possible to easily simulate the performance of various motors (e.g., fans, pumps, compressors, flywheels) under different industrial loads.

Robotics Design Lab (Zollner 045)

Students will work with robots used in manufacturing processes and other job applications. Some of these job-application robots will include tile runners, which are similar to those used by police forces and NASA.

Featured Equipment:

  • Amatrol Smart Factory Industry 4.0 8 Station assembly line
  • Amatrol Tabletop Mechatronics Learning System Industry 4.0
Software Engineering Lab (Zollner 131)

This lab was created to be a collaborative project-based learning space for software engineering majors. It houses few university computing resources. Instead, it was created with a modular design to improve seating, power and network access. This design allows various classes to go through the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) in a simulated work environment with ad hoc teams using agile and scrum methodologies.

Thermal Sciences Lab (Zollner 030)

Students will use hydraulic and pneumatic equipment to explore fluid mechanics, heat transfer, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) and energy systems. In addition, this lab is home to the EOS M290 Metal 3D Printer, on which students will learn about the direct laser sintering metal (DLSM) process.

Featured Equipment:

  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic trainer
  • Digital hydraulic bench
  • Hydrostatic experiment
  • Losses in piping systems laboratory
  • Mass hydraulic bench
  • Steam turbine experiment
  • Two-stage pumps
  • Heat conduction experiment
  • Heat exchanger service module
  • Cooling tower experiment
  • Wind tunnel
  • Internal combustion engine test bench