Instructional Lab Support for Baskin School of Engineering

How to get Help

What we do

  • Setup and maintain specialized instructional labs for Jack Baskin School of Engineering (BSOE).  These labs typically provide specialized hardware-level support for undergraduate courses.   BSOE uses campus computing labs operated by UCSC ITS Learning Technologies group for computing only requirements for the undergraduate program.
  • Operate a Parts Stock Room for BSOE Faculty and Students (purchase via recharge or student misc fee)
  • Print posters for BSOE students, faculty and staff
  • Operate the Microsoft Imagine Service for BSOE Students and Faculty
  • Provide research lab support (for recharge).
  • Provide research lab design assistance (for recharge).
  • Supplement and assist BSOE facilities, BSOE/ITS tech staff as needed.
  • BSOE receiving services is located in Room BE-40.


BELS is generally staffed from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday - Friday.
Student sales hours at the parts window are generally 1 pm to 5 pm, Monday - Friday.


The BELS Parts Stock Room is located in the basement of the Baskin Engineering Building in room BE-40. This is across the hall from the PBSci Machine Shop at the west end of the building. BELS engineering staff are located in room BE-66.

Staff Contacts

Please, e-mail unless you have an emergency!
Avoid e-mailing individual staff directly with requests; please use our ticket system so that the entire group gets your request and we can track and monitor results.

Sr. Development Engineer Russell Evans
Sr. Development Engineer

Baskin Engineering, Room 66
M-F 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Development Engineer

Christian J. Monnet
Research Engineer
Development Engineer

Baskin Engineering, Room 66
Monday thru Friday, 8am - 5pm

EE providing assistance with:
· Project design:
   · PCB design to fab (Altium, Allegro)
   · component and material selection
   · basic circuit design/changes
   · distributed control, integration, wiring & programming
   · mechanical configuration, packaging
· PCB SMD rework
· electro/mechanical troubleshooting & repair
· mech CAD drawings & edits (AutoCAD)
· machine shop tool use & metal bonding
· high vacuum work
· system safety/interlocks

Stockroom & Receiving
JBEB Room 40
Gregorio Martinez

Lab Director Robert Vitale
Director of Laboratories and Facilities
Electrical Engineer

831-459-3794 (Office)
831-596-5360 (Mobile)
Baskin Engineering, Room 349
M-F 9am-6pm via appointment UCSC Google Calendar

Grad Student
Lab Support

Conrad Michael Esch

Grad Student
Lab Support

Jose Fuentes Grajales

Student Staff, Senior
JBEB Room 40

Selina Guan

Student Staff
JBEB Room 40

Riley Silva

Student Staff
JBEB Room 40
Edison Grauman

Student Staff
JBEB Room 40
Devin Gayne Riley

Student Staff
JBEB Room 40
Cordell Kair

Instructional and Facilities Information

Instructional Lab Listing

-Listing & description of BSOE Instructional Labs

Research Lab Facilities

- Listing & description of BSOE laboratory facilities for grant proposals

Instructional Lab Planning and Schedules

BSOE Equipment Inventory & Checkout Information

Below is a listing of BSOE equipment from the 2007 EQ920 Inventory.


Notebook Computer and Tablet Checkout and Information

Instructional Lab Committee and Lab Improvement Planning

Policy Discussions

Historical Lab Course Material Fee Updates

BELS Internal Use

BELS Operational Meetings

BelsWeeklyMeeting - Running agenda for BELS meeting

BELS Forms and Procedures

BELS Inventory Tracking

Technical Info, Equipment Notes & Recommendations

Annual Purchases