Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Mechanical Shop


The EECS Mechanical Shop (Min Kao 119) is open to students, faculty, and staff of the EECS department, as well as to students taking EECS classes. The shop hours are listed below. 

In order to use the shop, a copy of the Mechanical Shop Policy, signed by the user, must be on file. The policy is available here and will be available in the shop. Before using any machinery in the shop, users must complete a safety briefing on the machine and demonstrate a working knowledge of the machine. A training record will be kept in the shop for every individual authorized to use shop machinery. 

The shop manager will be present during all open hours to ensure that all safety procedures are followed and to provide assistance with shop machinery. The shop manager will not complete your work for you but is available to help as necessary. The mechanical shop will not provide materials; however, at times, some scrap materials may be available in the shop for use. All materials brought into to the shop must be accompanied by a material safety data sheet (MSDS). All MSDS information can be obtained from the product manufacturer and may also be available online.

If you have any special requirements, please contact Mr. Randy Bond.

Contact Information

119 Min H. Kao Building

(865) 974-5410

Hours - Summer 2016

Monday-Friday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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