About Engineering Machine Shop (EMS)

EMS is part of the Engineering Technology Centers (ETC). ETC organization chart [20K]

The University of Iowa Engineering Machine Shop

The Engineering Machine Shop (EMS) is located in G450 SC. It is open 8am-4:30pm, Monday - Friday.

Steve Struckman, EMS Director
BIll Jennings, EMS engineer


319-384-0600;  fax 319-384-0549

The Engineering Machine Shop contains lathes, mills, band saws, and many hand tools with which to work many types of materials, including plastics, fiberglass, and metals. EMS works with students, faculty, and staff in the College of Engineering as well as people across the UI campus providing concept development, project design, and prototyping services. Students are taught how to use the equipment safely and then use the machines for class projects.

EMS Mission

To provide students, faculty, and staff a safe and innovative development and production machining facility that promotes, supports, and enhance the mission of the College of Engineering.

Learn more about EMS.

EMS Brochure

This is a PDF version [301K] of the 3-fold EMS brochure that briefly describes EMS duties, equipment, and staff. Paper copies are available in EMS, G450 SC.