The College of Engineering is about to undergo the first of two phases of renovations to deliver modern, efficient and collaborative spaces designed specifically for engineers.
To best accommodate the needs of a growing student body, a group of student leadership, staff, faculty and architects collaborated to design upgrades to the Science & Engineering Library (SEL), the second floor machine shop and the first floor “Fishbowl” space to be more efficient and flexible while adding expanded technologies.
The expansion is expected to happen in two phases: phase one will happen over Summer 2018, with phase two completed in early Spring 2019. The Fishbowl is slated for completion before the Fall semester while the second floor SEL will be temporarily closed so the space can be remodeled and retrofitted with new technologies.
The upgrades will include new technology and equipment, virtual reality stations, tool checkout, a microfabrication glove box, benchtop 3D printing and light prototyping space, aerial robotics flight zones, sinks, grounded electronics stations, new A/V equipment and PCB cutters.
Select spaces will also offer modular furniture to convert into collaborative meeting space, as well as storage space for ongoing student work like Senior Design projects.
View a video tour with commentary from Cory Bogas, President of the ASCE-Temple Chapter and President of the Student Professional Engineering Council, on what students can expect when the renovations are complete.