The Mechanical Engineering Computer-Aided Design (CAD) / Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) / Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Labs are the flagship computing labs at Lehigh University. It makes available state-of-the-art engineering workstations, operates 24/7, 365 days and is secured with LU ID card swipe access and video surveillance. 

The Labs are a critical undergraduate and graduate teaching and research resource that is touched by every student in Mechanical Engineering. There are 52 HP Z4 workstations with the following configuration:

  1. Intel Xeon class 4-core 4.0Ghz CPU

  2. 32GB DDR4 ECC Registered Memory

  3. NVIDIA Quadro P2000 5GB GPU

  4. 512GB NVMe SSD

  5. HP Z27n G2 27" Display

The application catalog currently installed in the CAD Labs include:

  1. Solidworks 

  2. Solidworks Visualize

  3. Siemens NX

  4. Autodesk Simulation Moldflow

  5. Autodesk Fusion 360

  6. AGI STK

  7. Abaqus

  8. National Instruments Labview

  9. Microsoft Office & Project

  10. MathType

  11. Matlab

  12. Maple

  13. Tecplot

Our Citrix infrastructure that powers the LUapps platform enables remote access to workstation-class performance for MEM students from any device, at any time, from anywhere. 

Rooms: Packard 458 & 501

Faculty Contact: David Angstadt (dca287@lehigh.edu)

Staff Contact: Naazer Ashraf (naazer@lehigh.edu)

Associated Courses: ME 10, ME 240, ME 348, MECH 305, MECH 312, MECH 328