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Advanced Engineering Design Lab Operations Notice

The Ware Lab and the Advanced Engineering Design Lab (AEDL) are now open for student teams on an "Essential Personnel Only" status. All team members must wear face masks at all times and practice personal distancing at all times while in either facility. Bay and common area room capacities are indicated in the document posted on the lab Canvas site under Files/COVID 19.


Featured Event! Roanoke STEAM Day

Date/Time: Friday October 23, 2020 from 10 am to 2 pm
For: k-12 students
Location: Virtual

K-12 groups from the Roanoke area will be able to interact with Ware Lab and AEDL student team members virtually. They will have the opportunity to learn more about teams like the Orbital Launch Vehicle Team, Rocketry@VT, and Mars Ice Challenge during the morning session and teams like Formula SAE, Baja SAE, Steel Bridge, and Concrete Canoe during the afternoon session! Learn more about this event!

Check out the STEAM Day student team video page

Download the STEAM Day PowerPoint as a PDF!


The Advanced Engineering Design Lab (AEDL) is a new facility that consists of 6,500 square feet of space! Students from all majors can participate in ten competition teams housed within the lab.

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 Contact the Advanced Engineering Design Lab

501 Industrial Park Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone: (540) 231-1457 or (540) 231-5873