COE Machine Shop

Jeremy Phillips, Shop Manager

The Florida A&M University – Florida State University College of Engineering maintains a Machine shop for support of research programs and of undergraduate and graduate education. The Machine Shop assists students, faculty, and staff with their cutting edge research and education by providing the necessary knowledge, equipment, and experience in machining and fabrication. In addition to offering the latest in CAD/CAM programs, the COE Machine Shop is equipped with a Haas CNC lathe, Haas CNC mills, and an Omax water jet machining center, enabling the shop to offer a high level of part accuracy for a variety of manufacturing processes.

The COE Machine Shop fabricates and assembles custom designed parts and prototypes for FAMU and FSU students, faculty, and staff in all the departments at the College of Engineering. Under the supervision of the machine shop staff, students and faculty who have taken introductory machine shop courses are welcome to get hands on experience working in the Machine Shop. Qualified personnel must supervise all work, and proper attire and safety equipment must be worn at all times in the shop.

How to Request Services

To submit a work request, please come in to the shop to discuss your specific request and fill out an online work order form to be placed in the shop's work queue. Remember, drawings are required for most jobs and must be submitted at the time of request.

Contact Info and Location

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 7:30 -12:00pm & 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Closed Holidays




*Machining Centers*
Haas Super Mini Mill
Haas Mini Mill
Haas SL-10 Turning Center
Lagun Vertical Conventional Mills
Lagun Engine Lathe 16" Swing
Vectrax Tool Room Lathe 11" Swing
Solberga Gear Head Drill Press

*Metal Cutting*
Omax 2626 JetMachining Center
Grob Vertical Bandsaw
DoAll Horizontal Bandsaw
Oxy-Acetylene Torch
Thermal Dynamics Plasma Cutter

*Sheet Metal*
Metal Shear
Metal-bending Break

*Welding center*
Miller 211 mig
Miller 251 mig
Miller Sycrowave 250 Tig
Hand-held Spot welder

*Other Equipment*
Abrasive Media Blasting Cabinet
Tubing Bender and Notcher
Dewalt Tablesaw
Bosch 12 in. Dual Bevel Glide Miter Saw
Vinyl Cutter
JD2 Pipe/Tubing Hydraulic Bender
Godzilla End Mill Pipe/Tubing Notcher



Clothing & Safe Dress