Baskin Engineering Lab Support

Baskin Engineering Lab Support (BELS)

What we do

  • Setup and Maintain Specialized Instructional Labs for Jack Baskin School of Engineering (BSOE).  These lab 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 Stockroom for BSOE Faculty and Students (purchase via recharge or student misc fee)
  • Print posters for BSOE students, faculty and staff
  • Operate the MSDNAA 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 techstaff as needed.

    BSOE recieving services is also located in the BELS Parts Stockroom.

How to get Help


BELS is generally staffed from 9am to 7pm, Monday to Friday.
Student sales hours at the parts window are generally 1-5pm, Monday to Friday.


The BELS Parts Stockroom is located in the the basement of the Baskin Engineering Building in room BE40. This is across the hall from the PBSci Machine Shop at the west end of the building.
BELS engineering staff are located in JBEB Room 66.

Staff Contacts

Please e-mail unless you have an emergency!

Development Engineer Christian Monnet
Development Engineer

Baskin Engineering, Room 66
9am - 6pm
Development Engineer vacant
Stockroom & Recieving
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
Sr Design Support

Paul Naud
CITRIS Graduate Student Researcher
Senior Capstone TA

Engineering 2, Room 587
By appointment only

Grad Student
Lab Support

Ping-Yao Lin
PhD Candidate

Engineering 2, Room 301
Monday and Wednesday, 1PM to 3PM

Student Staff
JBEB Room 40

Christa Cheung
Sr. BELS Student Tech
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Student Staff
JBEB Room 40
Tyler Nepote

Student Staff
JBEB Room 40
Daryl Ng

Student Course Material and Misc Fee Information

Course Material Fees (CMF) also known as lab fees are listed on the registar's page here

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

Poster Printing Support

Technical Info, Equipment Notes & Recommendations

Annual Purchases