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EECS IT Supported Systems

The EECS IT Staff maintains a number of IT systems, applications, and services for the Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. For more information on how to use our services, please see the EECS IT Knowledge Base and any links below. We also have information on how to obtain administrator access to research systems in EECS.

EECS operates computer and engineering laboratories and servers in the Min H. Kao Building that are available to EECS students, faculty, and staff for instructional and research purposes. Access is restricted to users with EECS accounts.

Open access labs are available to all EECS students when not scheduled for a class. The Tesla and Hydra computer labs are open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:30pm unless scheduled for a class. Please see Class Hours below. The Programming Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:30pm. The Daw and Jing Lu Family Student Organization Suite is open when the Min H. Kao Building is open.

Limited access labs are are only open during class periods with TA supervision.

Remote-only resources are only available for certain EECS courses and academic research projects.

Use of EECS resources indicates awareness of and compliance with University of Tennessee Technology Policies.

Resource Name Min H. Kao Room Type Physical Access Remote Access?
Daw and Jing Lu Family Student Organization Suite 217 Windows Limited no
Programming Clinic 416 Windows Limited no
Tesla Lab 418 Linux (RHEL 8) Limited yes
Hydra Lab 421 Linux (RHEL 8) Limited yes
Digital Systems Laboratory 224 Windows Limited no
Power Electronics 225 Windows Limited no
Embedded Systems Laboratory 228 Windows Limited no
J. Frank Pierce Electronics Laboratory 331 Windows Limited no

EECS operates a number of “virtual” labs which provide remote-only access via SSH (Linux) or Remote Desktop Protocol (Windows).

Resource Name Type
VLSI Virtual Lab Linux (RHEL 7)
VNC Virtual Lab Linux (RHEL 7)
RD Windows
VDI Windows

The Min H. Kao has a number of conference rooms (118, 235, 354, 434, 435, and 639) with state-of-the-art A/V equipment including:

  • 4K TVs
  • PTZ cameras for Zoom meeting purposes
  • PCs mounted behind each TV with wireless keyboards and mice
  • Standardized wall controls
  • A/V electronic controls and cables

For more information on using the technology in these rooms, please see: Min Kao Conference Room A/V Equipment
Conference rooms are accessible to EECS faculty and staff. Students and others may reserve conference rooms by visiting the EECS business office staff in suite 401 or by calling 865-974-3461.

We have tutorials for accessing these lab machines from your computer available at Remote Access.