The Engineering Design Center is a 3,400 square foot facility that provides the primary computing resources for instructional and research-related activities in the School of Engineering. The Design Center currently has 5 computer labs including: 2 Microsoft Windows Labs, 1 Centos Linux/Windows, and 2 Sun Solaris labs. In addition, the Design Center provides support and access to 3 other departmental labs within the engineering complex. The lab systems support engineering courses with computing lab components and provide high-end workstations for student use on course assignments and projects.
The Design Center also supports a wide variety of industry-standard technical software packages and a variety of programming language compilers. A more complete list of which can be located here. All students in engineering classes are given accounts on both Unix and Windows NT computer systems. For a list of hardware resources click here. The Design Center is open daily from 8:00am until midnight the Fall, Winter, and Spring academic quarters, with reduced hours during Summer and breaks.