The Purpose or Mission of the Lab

The lab is a collaborative space where students, faculty and lab partners interact to solve technical issues related to deploying smart technologies and embedded systems. The lab is also used for classroom instruction to support classes and the Digital Systems Technologies and embedded systems masters specialization within the Information Technology and Management program.


The lab started in January of 2016. Prior to that it was a classroom that was shared across numerous academic units. Donations of money, time and equipment from several companies helped make the lab possible. Construction of the lab started in October, 2015 and was mostly completed by January of 2016 for the start of the spring academic semester.

Academic Programs

The lab is utilized for classroom instruction and to help support the Digital Systems Technologies master’s degree specialization and for ITMT 492/593 Embedded Systems course


The Smart Tech: Embedded Systems Lab is located in the Tech Park South Building Room 2030. Come in for a tour.


Jeremy Hajek
Director of the Smart Tech: Embedded Systems Lab
Industry Associate Professor of Information Technology and Management
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Dr. Dan Tomal
Adjunct Professor of Industrial Technology and Management
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