Engineering Student Design Center (ESDC)

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Facilitating the mission of its RSOs by fostering a work environment conducive to success. Where engineering comes alive!

ESDC Access

Students must take the following DRS tests (https://www.drs.illinois.edu):

Laboratory Safety Training, Part 1 and Part 2 (valid 3 years) and

Fire Extinguisher Training (valid for 1 year), and

Electrical Safety: Fundamentals (valid indefinitely)

Then students must read and understand the ESDC Safety Policy and Procedures (Link above), and take PrairieLearn “ESDC Door Access”  Test  (must obtain 100% correct). This test covers everything in the present document and includes uploading PDF certificates of the above DRS training.

Negative pressure respirator "fit-check:"

The CBTF test has questions based on the contents of this video

Machine Shop Access

Limited to students who pass training and test. Details to come.
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Welding Access

Limited to students who pass training and test. Details to come.
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ESDC Staff

Marie-Pierre Lassiva-Moulin
Program Coordinator
lassivam@illinois.edu
(217)-333-8294
206 Engineering Hall
Mark Pinson
Engineering Student Design Center Supervisor
mpinson@illinois.edu
(217) 333-7188
Michael Philpott

Head Advisor & Associate Professor Emeritus
mphilpot@illinois.edu
(217) 244-3184
3007 Mechanical Engineering Lab

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Engineering Student Projects Laboratory

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Urbana IL 61801