About Tech Spark

Tech Spark is Carnegie Mellon University’s focal point for technology innovation. This facility provides equipment for rapid prototyping of designs from idea to reality. It is a community space that is available for current students, faculty, and staff of the College of Engineering and their collaborators across campus.

Mission

Our mission is to provide resources to support multi-disciplinary engineering design, as well as a safe and supervised facility to improve the user experience. It is run by the student TEAM (Training Engineers And Makers) and professional staff.

 

Open Hours

Cluster Computer cluster and project storage
Monday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m., Friday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Assembly Work tables and white boards
Monday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m., Friday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

FabLab Monday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 11:59 p.m., Friday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

MetalShop Monday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 11 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday 12 - 6 p.m. only during minis 2 and 4; Sunday 12 - 6 p.m.

ProShop Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Open hours during summers and exam weeks      All facilities: Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

We are closed during official holidays. 

Summer 2019:

  • Cluster: Closed for renovations
  • Assembly: Closed for renovations
  • FabLab: Closed for renovations
  • MetalShop: Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • ProShop: Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Location

Tech Spark is located on the C-level of Hamerschlag Hall on Carnegie Mellon University’s Pittsburgh Campus.

Get more detailed parking information and directions. Hamerschlag is labeled HH on the campus map.

Public parking is available on Frew Street.

 

Feedback 

Tech Spark appreciates input from our users to continuously improve the experience for our community. 

Tech Spark feedback form