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Research Support Capabilities

The research machine shop is staffed with some of the highest skilled machinists in the valley. This shop is here for the researchers to have high-quality products machined at a fraction of the cost. The support shop is located here at Boise State University College of Engineering and the staff is happy to help you with your research projects.

Shop equipment includes:

Cad work (Figure 4)

FEA work  (Figure 5)

Code and arduino/ work

3D printers

CNC Mill

Wire EDM

CNC lathe


We offer research support for all of the College of Engineering research labs and classrooms.

  • CAD design work: We want you and your students to be able to spend effort and time on your cutting edge research, so let us help design the apparatus you need to complete the research. We also design and build classroom apparatus.
  • Maintain and repair equipment: Your team should not have to worry about the maintenance and repair of your lab equipment. Contact us to schedule, repair or set up a maintenance schedule.
  • General guidance for students: We offer mentorship and guidance for student projects as well as student research