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Research Labs

NEWS – Network Enabled WorkSpaces

Cutting-edge research and development efforts in multimodal technologies that support remote, real-time interactions that would permit users to participate in volumetric medical, engineering, or scientific projects as a team yet allow each member to retain a unique perspective.

Game Programming Laboratory

Game Programming Lab
Hardware: Lenovo Computing Machines with Intel i5 3.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM and 500 GB HDD; Microsoft Xbox 360; 56″ Flat Panel TV; Sony PS3; Kinect
Software: XNA plug-in for Visual Studio (in C#), Blender

Robotics Laboratory

Robotics LabHardware: LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot kits
Software: Java, Android 2.2

Mobile Computing Laboratory

Mobile Computing LabHardware:

  • Belkin Bluetooth USB Adapter, Class 1, 2.1 Mbps
  • Bluetooth GPS Receivers, 20 channels, Class 2
  • SunSPOT Sensor Kits, 180 MHz 32 bit ARM920T, 512K RAM/4M Flash, IEEE 802.15.4
  • HP iPAQ PDA with 802.11b/g WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 w/ EDR, 624 MHz, 64 MB SDRAM/256 MB flash ROM
  • Palm TX PDA, 802.11b WiFi, Bluetooth 1.1, 312 MHz, 128 MB flash
  • BlueSMiRF Gold Bluetooth Modem, Class 1
  • Reiker Digital Inclinometer
  • AC-DC adaptors
  • Lenovo Computing Machines with Intel i5 3.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM and 250 GB HDD


  • Android 2.2
  • Jave ME
  • Sun SPOT Java development kit

Optical Networking Laboratory

Optical LabHardware:

  • Dell, Gateway and Compaq Pentium Computers
  • Sun Microsystems Sunblade 150 Workstation
  • USB Bluetooth Dongles
  • Handpsring Visor PDAs, OZ Optics Fiber Kit for Handspring Visor
  • Compaq iPaqs
  • C.A.D.A.T. II Prototyping Board, Archer Universal Breadboard, Small pack of prototyping breadboard
  • Linksys Etherfast II Managed 10/100 24-Port Switches


  • NS-2
  • WireShark

Classroom Labs

Classroom LabsClassroom Labs:Classroom labs are equipped with cutting edge computer hardware and software. We would like to acknowledge the following companies who have provided use of their software in our labs.

  • Liquid Technologies: Liquid XML Studio
  • Computer Associates: ERwin Data Modeling

Last updated: 8/29/2023