Jacob Roth, Mechanical Engineering Lab Coordinator


Jacob coordinates instructional support for three mechanical engineering labs and a machine shop, managing all equipment and use of space. He assists faculty with developing new courses to support the growing mechanical engineering degree and develops and proposes new lab exercises from a general idea or fundamental engineering concept. He also reviews and redesigns existing experiments to be more efficient and effective.


M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington
B.S. in Biophysics, Harvey Mudd College

Job responsibilities

  • Design, construct, modify, and test equipment for use in mechanical engineering lab experiments
  • Provide in-lab teaching assistance to faculty and direct assistance to students working on independent projects
  • Oversee lab safety compliance in all mechanical engineering labs and shops and train students, faculty, and staff in the safe and effective operation of mechanical engineering lab and machine shop equipment