The Hive

Boyd Lab

Boyd Lab / Fabrication 1260 hoover hall

Boyd Lab is our fabrication lab that supports Mechanical Engineering classes and ISU student projects (personal projects are not allowed.) This teaching lab has a variety of resources such as hand tools, power tools, milling and turning equipment, woodworking equipment, metal-working equipment, MIG and TIG welders, and a CNC machine. Complete the required training and you can use the equipment during lab hours or can submit job requests to have the shop complete your projects.

Student work together inside a classroom

The Caterpillar Lab 1360 hoover hall

The Caterpillar Lab is both a classroom and a design facility where you meet with other engineering students for class lectures on design. It also has space for hands-on design work, project assembly and storage, and even a gallery featuring past design projects.