Computer Science and Engineering

Boffin Factory Informal Student Learning Environment

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The Boffin Factory is a lab reserved for doing cool projects. We call it an informal learning environment where you can use a wide variety of resources. Personal and group projects support you furthering your education outside of the classroom.

Boffin: [bof-in] noun, British informal

  1. a person engaged in scientific or technical research: a computer boffin

Factory: [fak-tuh-ree] noun

  1. a building or group of buildings where goods are manufactured or assembled chiefly by machine

Room Access Request

Please complete the form for swipe card access to Boffin for each academic year.

Room 348 Card Swipe Access Request Form


In Room Resources

  • Arduinos
  • Computers
  • Raspberry Pi
  • 3D printer
  • Sensors
  • Electronics
  • Soldering stations
  • Oscillosopes
  • and more

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