WSE Manufacturing

If You Dream It, We Can Build It

You can hear the whizzing, banging, clanking, and zooming...

Consumed By Cars

JHU's Baja team builds a car...every year.

Space Stethoscope is "Out of This World"

Sponsored by NASA, MechE seniors designed and built a prototype of a stethoscope to be used by astronauts.

WSE Manufacturing, located in the basement of the Wyman Park Building, is open to students, faculty, and staff across the Johns Hopkins University.

Hours of services and Locations

Professional Services:
Regular Hours: 6:30 a.m. – 4 p.m Location: WG 40, Wyman Park Building
Submit and Track Service Requests

Self Service: Hours: Open 24 hours
(Training is required: Schedule Training ) Location: WG 25, Wyman Park Building

Consultation Hours: 10 a.m. – noon

Schedule Services or Reserve Equipment


Professional Services

Location: Professional Machine Shop (Wyman WG40)
Submit and Track Service Requests

Equipment Descriptions

  • Machining services with state of the art equipment and machines
  • Design and CAD Consultation (Computer Aided Drafting)
  • Engineering Design Services
  • Rapid and Manufactured Prototyping: PDF of Fortus 400
  • CNC Milling: PDF of Fadal VMC 3016
  • CNC Turning with Live tooling and 4th axis: PDF of Doosan Puma 2600
  • CNC Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining): PDF of Fanuc Alpha Oie
  • CNC Water-Jet Machining (PDF of Water-Jet coming soon)
  • Tube Bending
  • Machining to close tolerances
  • Woodwork
  • Precision Grinding
  • Welding: TIG, MIG, braising
  • Forklift and Rigging
  • Access for large deliveries
  • Assembling
  • Inspection



Locations: Self-Service Machine Shop (Wyman WG25 )
Self-Service Welding shop (Wyman WG30)
Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory (Wyman 168)
Stieff Laboratory (coming soon)
Educational Manufacturing Lab (Wyman WG55A)

Note: Training is required before using self-service facilities/equipment and is offered year-round: Schedule Training / Equipment Reseravtions

Equipment Available for Users

  • CNC Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining)
  • Mill, lathe, band saw, grinders, sanders and hand tools
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Woodwork
  • Welding: TIG, MIG, braising, soldering
  • Laser cutter
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) software
  • CNC Water-Jet

Student Groups

Mini Baja SAE (Wyman WG30)  



SUbmit and Track service requests
Manufacturing Personnel

Rich Middlestadt Manufacturing Manager Wyman Park Building Room WG25A 410-516-7710
Frank Cook Senior Instrument Designer Wyman Park Building Room WG40 410-516-7146
Daren Ayres Senior Instrument Designer Wyman Park Building Room WG40 410-516-7146
Niel Leon Design Consultant /Engineering Services Wyman Park Building Room WG42 410-516-6752

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