Richter Math Building

The Richter Math-Engineering Center

The Department of Engineering at St. Mary’s University is dedicated to staying ahead of the curve when it comes to performing the latest and most innovative research in science and technology. Engineering students and faculty are constantly engaged in cutting-edge work intended to improve daily life.

This commitment to the field of engineering and global technology is accomplished using first-rate research facilities specially built to accommodate research targeted toward multiple fields.

For example, the Wireless (WiSe) and Computer Security Laboratory is equipped to address the fast-growing need to integrate effective security features into wireless communications networks.

There is also the Prototyping and Development Laboratory, which is the Department’s definitive workshop. Here, arrays of prototypes are constructed using state-of-the-art machinery. It is also frequently used by students for the Engineering Senior Design Projects.

The CAM and Robotics Laboratory is used for high-precision engineering and manufacturing. This laboratory houses what is arguably one of the most pivotal tools of the 21st century—a state-of-the-art 3-D printer.

Recently, the facilities underwent significant renovations to accommodate both the broadening scope of research that is being carried out and the acquisition of several new pieces of machinery that will serve the Department for years to come.

The Department of Engineering’s research facilities are located in the Richter Math-Engineering Center Lab Annex.


Bahman Rezaie, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor of Engineering