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Lab Resources

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EECS operates computer and engineering laboratories and servers in the Min H. Kao Building that are available to EECS students, faculty, and staff for instructional and research purposes. Access is restricted to users with EECS accounts.

Open access labs are available to all EECS students when not scheduled for a class. The Tesla and Hydra computer labs are open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:30pm unless scheduled for a class. Please see Class Hours below. The Programming Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:30pm. The Daw and Jing Lu Family Student Organization Suite is open when the Min H. Kao Building is open.

Limited access labs are are only open during class periods with TA supervision.

Remote-only resources are only available for certain EECS courses and academic research projects.

Use of EECS resources indicates awareness of and compliance with University of Tennessee Technology Policies.

Resource Name Min H. Kao Room Type Remote Access?
Daw and Jing Lu Family Student Organization Suite (Windows) 217 Open No
Programming Clinic (Windows) 416 Open No
Tesla (Linux) 418 Open Yes
Hydra (Linux) 421 Open Yes
Digital Systems I (Windows) 224 Limited No
Digital Systems II (Windows) 225 Limited No
Arc/VLSI (Linux) 228 Limited Yes
VNC (Linux) N/A Remote-only Yes
Ada (Linux) N/A Remote-only Yes
RD (Windows) N/A Remote-only Yes


Class Hours

Legend:  Tesla Tesla (Min Kao 418) Hydra Hydra (Min Kao 421)

After-hours Access for the Min H. Kao Building

If you have been granted access to the labs after-hours, you are responsible for the security of the computer equipment. To assist in this effort, please comply with the following policy and procedures:

  • Abide by any EECS IT Staff requests to transition the open labs to closed labs.
  • Do not allow other individuals, including authorized users, into the labs. Authorized users must use their own access methods to enter the labs.
  • Do not loan your key or magnetic card to others, including authorized users.
  • Do not prop open the doors.
  • If you are the last person to leave a lab, make sure the doors are securely closed and locked.

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