Machine Shop Overview

The Machine Shop specializes in design, research, development of experimental apparatus, medical devices, and scientific equipment. The shop’s capabilities consist of complete design of fabrication of complex three-dimensional surfaces. Including wind tunnel models, scientific apparatuses, 3-D mathematical models, precision tooling, structural weldments, robotic devices, pressure vessels, stress analysis, strain gaging, design assistance, sheet metal, plastic, and wood structures.

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The Machine Shop is nearly 4,100 square feet and broken down into four areas:

Engine and assembly area

Wood and sheet metal shop

Heavy machine tools

Supervisor cabin

Machine Shop Major Equipment List

  • Manual Lathes
  • Various Mills
  • CNC Plasma Cutter
  • Wire EDM
  • CNC Lathe
  • Haas 3-axis CNC Mill

Machine Shop Flow Chart of Work for Customer or Student

Machine Shop Flow Chart of Work for Customer or Student

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lunch Hour Closure
Noon - 1:00 p.m

Full-time Associate Development Engineering

Matt McCormick
Email: mmccormick@engr.ucr.edu 

Half-time Lab Manager and Half-time Mechanician

Steve Rightnar
Email: srightnar@engr.ucr.edu