• Technical staff are on site between the hours of 8am – 4pm (may vary by staff member).
  • No work is to take place in the labs after hours.
  • No food is allowed in the labs.
  • Zero tolerance for alcohol or drug impairment in the MAE labs. Offending students or researchers will be promptly removed from the lab and have access revoked.
  • Ensure you have all the necessary training before beginning work.
  • Volunteers (undergraduate/graduate) cannot work in the labs without supervision.
  • Respect the workspace and common lab tools/equipment.
  • Review the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) if handling hazardous materials, and dispose of waste properly.
  • Don’t touch equipment/parts that are not a part of your project.
  • Report any broken tools to the technical staff.
  • Keep work areas tidy and clean up when finished your work.

Safety/ Emergency

  • In the event of an emergency, pick up the lab phone and dial 4444 to get in touch with campus security (emergency line). Do not call 911 directly on the lab phone or a personal phone. It is quicker to dial 4444.
  • Students and researchers must familiarize themselves with the location of first aid kits, eyewash stations, sinks, PPE, fire exits, fire extinguishers, and telephones. Contact a technical staff member if there are any questions or issues.
  • All appropriate PPE must be worn while working in the labs, typical PPE is stored in prominent locations in every lab. Technical staff will supply any required PPE that cannot be located.
  • Report the use of first aid items or damaged PPE to a technical staff member.
  • Any occurrence of injury must be promptly reported to your supervisor and/or technical staff.


  • Remove loose-fitting clothing or jewelry and tie back long hair when working with tools and machinery.
  • Open toed shoes (flip-flops, sandals, etc.) are not permitted in labs. Steel toe shoes are required when moving heavy objects.

Technical Staff Information

Technical staff members work in the MAE labs throughout the weekdays and can be identified wearing button up shirts with an embroidered name and department.  They can usually be located around their offices or respective labs as shown below.

Name Office Extension Laboratory Oversight
Aric Adcock EDC 2515A 3256 EDC 2515 – EDC Machine Shop
Stephan Biljan ME 2232 6716 CB 7103

CB 3103

CB 7104

ME 2140

ME 2268

ME 2332

ME 3224

MC 4068

VSIM 3226


James Cann ME 2232 5087 ME 2180

ME 2350

ME 2363

Rob Fatoric ME 2328 1340 ME 2345

ME 2360

ME 2481

Jeremy Laliberté EDC 4512 1128 Associate Chair of Lab Operations
Alex Proctor ME 2157 5665 ME 2159 – MAE Machine Shop

ME 2189

David Raude ME 2161 8479 ME 2159 – MAE Machine Shop
Kevin Sangster ME 2191 5664 ME 2159 – MAE Machine Shop
Nick Thomas ME 2165 1249 ME 2159 – MAE Machine Shop
Steve Truttmann EDC 2522 1145 General overview and safety for all MAE Labs