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Explore CETA's labs virtually through our photo galleries!

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With dedicated spaces in the Hursey Center, United Technologies Hall, Harry Jack Gray Center, and Dana Hall, there is a place for you to bring your imagination to life!

The average class in CETA is 24 students, though many classes run with far fewer students. Those classes are held in these classrooms, labs and studios equipped with digital and overhead projectors, television equipment regularly maintained by Media Technology Services, as well as computers. We also regularly update our teaching labs and studios so you can learn on the latest technology with new software and equipment supported by an in-house staff of computer and technology specialists. In addition, through CETA's Open Lab Program, you have the ability to use the labs and studios outside of regularly scheduled hours, and even work as lab and studio monitors in the program.

Discover Our Makerspace

Students working in makerspace

University of Hartford's Makerspace, given by Paul ’76 and Sharon Oliva, is equipped with power- and hand- tools, 3D printers, scanners, CNC (computer numeric control) machines, and lockers for CETA students to create, design, and store their prototypes. Bring a 2D image to life on one of our 23 3D printers in our newly added dedicated space within the Makerspace. Take projects apart and put them back together in our second machine shop on campus, given by Bauer, Inc., and the Auletta Family, located within the updated Makerspace. The open floor plan with power from the ceiling (literally!) allows students to collaborate better than ever before!

Visit the Makerspace on the second level of the Hursey Center in Room 216!

Hursey Center

Location (HC) Name
Hursey Center 110 High-Bay Structural Engineering Laboratory
Hursey Center 110A Strength of Materials Laboratory
Hursey Center 112 Concrete and Surveying Laboratory
Hursey Center 210 Mechatronics Laboratory, given by Kevin E. Grant '82, M'86
Hursey Center 212 Robotics Laboratory, given by Charles E. Pagano Jr. '84, M'07
Hursey Center 216 Makerspace, given by Paul ’76 and Sharon Oliva
Hursey Center 216A 3D Printing Laboratory
Hursey Center 216B Supply Room
Hursey Center 216D Machine Shop, given by Bauer, Inc., and the Auletta Family
Hursey Center 218 Pratt & Whitney Aerospace and Turbomachinery Laboratory
Hursey Center 309 Cybersecurity Laboratory
Hursey Center 311 Hartford Steam Boiler Internet of Things Laboratory

Dana Hall

Location (Dana) Name
Dana Hall 101 Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, given by Nancy and Frank Hursey '77
Dana Hall 102 Pratt & Whitney Manufacturing and Metrology Laboratory
Dana Hall 103 Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory I, given by Wallace Barnes Hon '84 and Barbara Hackman Franklin Hon '88
Dana Hall 109 Machinery and Power Systems Laboratory
Dana Hall 111 Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Systems
Dana Hall 113 Faculty Research
Dana Hall 115 Transportation Engineering Laboratory
Dana Hall 119 Audio System Laboratory
Dana Hall 120 Digital Audio Laboratory
Dana Hall 122 Multitrack Recording Laboratory
Dana Hall 123 Acoustical Engineering II
Dana Hall 126 Acoustical Engineering I, Paul S. Veneklasen Research Foundation Anechoic Chamber (Est. 2015)
Dana Hall 127 Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
Dana Hall 129 Faculty Research
Dana Hall 133 Machine Shop
Dana Hall 313 Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Laboratory II
Dana Hall 315 VLSI Laboratory
Dana Hall 319 Digital Signal Processing Laboratory
Dana Hall 320 Computer Classroom II
Dana Hall 321 Electrical and Computer Engineering Instrumentation Laboratory II
Dana Hall 322 Samuel I. Ward Laboratories Circuit, Electronics, and Digital Laboratory II
Dana Hall 323 Automation Systems Laboratory
Dana Hall 324 Samuel I. Ward Laboratories Circuit, Electronics, and Digital Laboratory I
Dana Hall 325 Samuel I. Ward Laboratories Circuit, Electronics, and Digital Laboratory III
Dana Hall 402 Microprocessor Laboratory
Dana Hall 420 Computer Classroom III
Dana Hall 424 Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory II
Dana Hall 426 Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory I

Harry Jack Gray Center

Location (HJGC) Name
Harry Jack Gray Center W101 Architecture Studio
Harry Jack Gray Center W108 Open Computer Laboratory
Harry Jack Gray Center W114 North Studio
Harry Jack Gray Center W114A Wood Shop
Harry Jack Gray Center W114B Fabrication Suite

United Technologies Hall

Location (UT) Name
United Technologies 103 Biomedical Engineering Instrumentation Laboratory
United Technologies 104 Energy Engineering Laboratory
United Technologies 105 Thermal Systems and Fluids Laboratory
United Technologies 106 Structural and Transportation Engineering Computer Laboratory
United Technologies 108 Computer Laboratory I
United Technologies 111 CETA Laboratory/Computer Classroom I
United Technologies 116 Computer Laboratory II
United Technologies 116M Tissue Engineering
United Technologies 320 Classroom

Biology-Chemistry (BC) Building

Location Name
Biology-Chemistry (BC) Building 251 Environmental Engineering Laboratory