College of Engineering Laboratories and Facilities

Lehman Engineering Building

The administrative offices and five academic departments of the College of Engineering reside in the Lehman Engineering and Technology Center. Additional educational and project labs for the Department of Mechanical Engineering are in the nearby M-building.

In addition to traditional classrooms and laboratories for instruction and research, the Lehman Center offers computing resources and open workspaces facilitating collaborative development for interdisciplinary student teams. Hands-on learning and learning-by-doing are enabled through a variety of student-accessible laboratories with the tools for a complete engineering design-build-test project cycle. The third floor also features a fully functional Distance Learning and Lecture Capture Studio, for creating high-quality and effective learning modules to enhance teaching at all levels.

Research facilities for full-sized aircraft flight test and development are located on the south side of the Daytona Beach airport at the Eagle Flight Research Center. An additional research center, the Next-Generation ERAU Advanced Research (NEAR) Laboratory, is located on the airport property adjacent to the primary campus. Undergraduate and graduate students collaborate with faculty at both of these research centers dedicated to solving real problems brought forward by industry.

  • Advanced Dynamics and Control Laboratory
    The Advanced Dynamics and Control Laboratory (ADCL) supports research activities aimed at advancing aviation and space technologies…
  • Advanced Laser Processing and Sensors Lab
    The Advanced Laser Processing and Sensors (ALPS) Lab provides multiple lasers with different wavelengths, pulse lengths and power; optical hardware, optics, detectors…
  • Advanced Vehicles Green Garage
    The Advanced Vehicles Green Garage provides capabilities for vehicle modeling, integration, and testing for the advancement of hybrid and electric technology…
  • Aircraft Design Lab
    A fully equipped workspace is made available to Aerospace Engineering undergraduate students to work on their design projects as a part of their two-semester senior design…
  • Aquaponics Laboratory
    The aquaponics laboratory, which combines fish farming with hydroponics, showcases the technology and methods for the development of a sustainable food supply for use…
  • Center for Motorsports Engineering
    The CME is dedicated to applying our faculty and student talent to benefit motorsports and other high performance vehicle applications. We are ready to transform our…
  • Circuits and Electronics
    Introductory courses in electrical engineering and computer engineering, as well as the laboratory component of the electrical engineering course required for all other…
  • Circuits, Sensor, and Instrumentation Laboratory
    The Circuits, Sensors, and Instrumentation Laboratory (CSIL) supports circuit design, fabrication, component testing, and controlled sensor characterization…
  • Civil Engineering Infrastructure Laboratory
    Facilities for applied research in civil transportation systems and structural health monitoring of civil infrastructure are housed in the Civil Engineering Infrastructure…
  • Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory
    The Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory is equipped with numerous test apparatuses and machines to characterize infrastructure materials, including aggregates, Portland…
  • Clean Energy Systems Laboratory
    The Clean Energy laboratory is where students tackle the growing energy and water crises facing the United States and the world. Students tackle problems in sustainable…
  • CNC and Welding Laboratory
    On-site fabrication of components for classroom design projects and student competition team deliverables is supported in the CNC and Welding Laboratory…
  • Composites Lab
    Hands-on experience fabricating objects such as air foils out of products like carbon fiber, fiberglass, and Kevlar bonded with epoxy resin matrix, is provided in the…
  • Composites Research Laboratory
    The Composites Laboratory is equipped to enable fundamental and applied research-and development in emerging composite technologies that leverages gains made in advancing…
  • Computational Problem Solving Lab
    The Computational Problem Solving lab is where new engineering students are first introduced to structured problem solving using today's omnipresent computers…
  • Cybersecurity and Assured Systems Engineering (CyBASE) Center
    CyBASE hosts a group of researchers composed of faculty members from different programs as well as professionals from different departments at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical…
  • Cybersecurity Engineering Laboratory
    Furnished with state-of-the-art hardware and software to permit for participation in cybersecurity attack and defend exercises, the Cybersecurity Engineering Laboratory…
  • Digital Systems Laboratory
    Real-time computing experiments and research in digital electronics, microcontrollers, and field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) are performed in the Digital Systems…
  • Dynamics Systems, Measurement, and Control Laboratory
    The controls and instrumentation components of Aerospace, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering curricula are supported in this laboratory…
  • Eagle Flight Research
    The Embry-Riddle Eagle Flight Research Center (EFRC) serves as the university’s Aerospace R&D facility…
  • ECSSE Capstone Design Laboratory
    Students in the Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Software Engineering programs work on projects for their multidisciplinary capstone…
  • Engineering Student Projects Center (ESPC)
    Hands-on exploration and fabrication of engineering designs and solutions to problems posed in the Engineering Fundamentals core curriculum are encouraged in the Engineering…
  • Flight Dynamics and Control Research Laboratory
    Development and implementation of guidance, navigation, and control systems for a variety of aerospace vehicles, as well as research on a broad range of topics focused…
  • Gas Turbine Laboratory
    Students in the Gas Turbine Laboratory at ERAU work with leading aerospace corporations and privately owned companies and assist with Intellectual Property developm…
  • High Performance Vehicle Laboratory
    A design studio and two vehicle development bays make the High Performance Vehicle Laboratory the hub of motorsports activity at ERAU…
  • High-Performance Computing Laboratory
    High-end state-of the art computers (at present 8 with 128 GB of RAM and 2 with 256 GB or RAM) with the top-of-the-line NVIDIA Quattro Graphics Cards are available in…
  • Lightweight Materials and Structures Laboratory
    Composites, honeycombs, functionally graded materials, and truss-based cellular solids destined for use in aerospace applications are designed, fabricated, and tested…
  • Manufacturing Laboratory
    Hands-on experience working with popular engineering materials and building prototypes, components, and systems for projects, is provided to students in all Engineering…
  • Materials Research Laboratory
    The Materials Lab is equipped to enable advanced materials research, modeling, and testing of new materials, and structures made from them. Of particular interest are…
  • Materials Testing Laboratory
    Observation and alteration of material performance, including the fabrication of novel materials and measurement of their properties, occurs in the Materials Testing…
  • Multi-Disciplinary Bioengineering Lab
    Bio-mechanical systems research for the undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, as well as for faculty researchers and…
  • Multimodal Intelligent Transportation Systems Laboratory
    Transportation research into the safety, operations, design, planning, and maintenance issues involving our nation’s infrastructure, with an emphasis on airports, is…
  • Nanomaterials Lab
    The Nanomaterials Lab is used primarily by Engineering Physics and Aerospace Engineering majors for research, synthesis, and development of nanomaterials…
  • Next Generation ERAU Advanced Research
    The Next-Generation Advanced Research (NEAR) Lab is a for-hire research facility located on the Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University…
  • Propulsion and Aerodynamics Computational Laboratory
    Numerical research in unsteady aerodynamics, acoustics, aeroelasticity, flow, and flight control are performed in the Propulsion and Aerodynamics Computational Laboratory…
  • Propulsion Design Laboratory
    A dedicated research laboratory for the Capstone Design Course for the Propulsion Track in Aerospace Engineering, the Propulsion Design Laboratory aims to enhance the…
  • Radar and Communications Laboratory
    The Radar and Communications Laboratory (RCL) will develop technologies for the exploitation of electromagnetic signals and provide an in-situ test-bed for sensing instrumentation.…
  • Radar and Microwaves Lab
    High frequency systems are taught through applied projects in the Radar and Microwaves Laboratory as part of the electrical engineering curriculum…
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems Laboratory
    The Robotics and Autonomous Systems Laboratory (RASL) provides dedicated workspaces for large unmanned system development and state-of-the-art sensors designed for integration…
  • Rocket Laboratory
    The home to a booster signed by Homer Hickam and seven level three large-scale rockets, the Rocket Laboratory supports two highly popular student organizations, as well…
  • Scanning Electron Microscope
    A Scanning Electron Microscope, with a large chamber to allow for the visualization of structural materials, is available for students, faculty, and staff of the university,…
  • Space Technology Laboratory
    The Space Technology Laboratory (STL) performs research into spaceflight-qualified hardware and algorithms. Research in this facility is keyed to understanding proximity…
  • Spacecraft Design Lab
    Space mission design, spacecraft algorithms, and prototype spaceflight hardware are developed and tested in the Spacecraft Design Laboratory (SDL). Prototype potential…
  • Special Projects Laboratory
    The Special Projects Lab serves as a working space for a variety of student projects and clubs associated with the Electrical, Computer, Software, and Systems Engineering…
  • Structures Laboratory
    Testing is performed on the structures and components typically found in aircraft and spacecraft using the specialized equipment located in the Structures Laborator…
  • Structures Research Laboratory
    The Structures Laboratory is a well-equipped research facility for structural testing of small to medium-scale test samples and structural components…
  • Thermal Systems Laboratory
    The Thermal Systems Laboratory provides Embry-Riddle researchers, faculty, and students, as well as industry collaborators, with resources and facilities supporting research…
  • Wind Tunnel Facility
    The Wind Tunnel Facility is a $10M state-of-the-art, low-speed tunnel located on the research campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach…
  • Wind Tunnel Laboratory
    Several wind tunnels are housed in the Wind Tunnel Laboratory, which is primarily used for instruction…

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