Department News

AutoID Lab open house scheduled


Dr. Kevin Berisso, Engineering Technology, and the The AutoID Lab will be hosting an open house to celebrate their move to a new location at 4055 South Park Loop (Building 29). The event will be held Thursday, March 30 from 12 to 5 p.m.

During the open house, visitors will have the opportunity to hear about research Dr. Berisso is conducting with GS1, meet student researchers and learn how barcodes and RFID can be used to their advantage.

Map showing the location of 4055 South Park Loop (Building 29) on the Park Avenue campus

Dr. Kevin Berisso explains his barcode and RFID research to Congressman Mark Green, Tennessee's 17th district. Congressman Green toured the new AutoID lab on the Park Avenue campus.

Free LinkedIn Learning Courses


Take advantage of free LinkedIn Learning courses

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Design Lab


The ET236 design lab has been relocated to ET300. The hours of operation are M – F, 8 am – 5 pm, with extended hours Tuesday and Wednesday till 9 pm. Student workers are available to help you with access to equipment and your projects. You can recognize the student workers by the lanyards they are wearing.

Peer Tutoring Schedule


In case you did not see the email from Isaiah Surbrook "Engineering Peer Tutoring" I have posted the tutoring schedule HERE.

(it has yet to be updated on the Herff College Website, but once it is you can access it from the link on the left of this page)

UofM Majors that pay the most


From: Commercial Appeal (Oct 9, 2022)

In the article "Want a big paycheck? These University of Memphis majors pay the most - and least" by Becca Wright it was stated that the five highest-earning bachelor's degrees offered at the UofM were:

  • Mechanical engineering: $71,690
  • Electrical, electronics and communications engineering: $68,655
  • Computer engineering: $68,033
  • Engineering technology: $64,943
  • Civil engineering: $62,591

The lowest-earning bachelor's degree made $22,882.

Tau Alpha Pi


We are proud to announce this year's Tau Alpha Pi Engineering Technology Honor Society's Inductees:

Mohammad Abdelrahim, Erin Blake, Kasen Clay, Michael Floyd, Robert Glover, Madelyn Griffin, Imani Kimbrough, Ivory Mayorga, Megan McFaul, Hunter Mcwilliams, Rameez Mirza, Joshua Sloan, Michael Smith, Tony Tang, and Chandler Wall

These students represent the upper 10% of all Engineering Technology Students.

Please join us in congratulating our latest Honorees.