If you are starting your first project with Bechtel:

  1. Register yourself as a member of the Bechtel Center.
  2. Submit your project to the Bechtel team.
  3. Join the Bechtel Innovation Design Center Discord Server for a project consultation with a Peer Mentor to get your project approved

For more details please consult the Remote Project Workflow

Bechtel Innovation Design Center offers a range of equipment, facilities, training and advice to help you complete your project.  (If you’re unfamiliar with all Bechtel has to offer, check out our virtual tour!)



From oscilloscopes to soldering stations, we have what you need to create your own circuit boards or test what you’ve already built.

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3D Printing

With two different types of 3D printer available, you have a lot of options for your 3D printing project.  These options come with specific rules and requirements, and our 3D printers are pretty popular, so schedule your project early!

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Use our software and computers to draw a part in 3D space in order to better visualize features and geometry, or to create a specific machine toolpath to make your design a reality.

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Laser Cutting and Engraving

Cut the shape you need, or engrave an image on a variety of materials – but check first to make sure your material will work safely in our laser cutter.

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Machining (Waterjet Cutting, Metalworking and Woodworking)

Make a custom component for your project using equipment provided and maintained by our industry partners.

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Assembly and Prototyping

You have the design, we have the space. Assemble your prototype or project in the Bechtel basement!

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