Visit the OEDK


Photo Tour

MAIN PROTOTYPING FLOOR | 29 Work Tables, Lab Assistant, Safety, and Cleaning Stations
THE MAKER BAR | 3D Printers, Carvey, Vacuum Former, Sewing Machines and more
LASER CUTTER & COPY ROOM | Epilog Fusion M2 40, Epilog Fusion Pro 48, and Copier
MACHINE SHOP | Lathes, Mills, Band Saw, Drill Presses, Grinders, CNC, and Plasma Cutter
WOOD SHOP | Table Saw, Radial Arm Saw, Handheld Woodworking Tools
WET LAB | Chemical Storage, Chemical Proof Sink, Lab Ware, and Glassware
CLASSROOM | Seats 48, Instructor Podium, Projector, Screen, PC, and Mac
COMPUTER LAB | 28 Stations, Instructor Station, 4 Plasma Screens
CONFERENCE ROOM 101 | Seats 6, TV with VGA and HDMI
TELECONFERENCE ROOM | Seats 12, TV with VGA and HDMI, Whiteboard, Teleconference Phone, and Webcam Kit
CONFERENCE ROOM 106 | Seats 6, TV with VGA and HDMI
BASEMENT PROTOTYPING FLOOR | 50 Work Tables, Safety, and Cleaning Stations
INTERNET CAFE | Seats 8 with a variety of software
TOOL CORNER | Hand Held Tools, Drill Presses, Belt Sander and Band Saw
ELECTRONICS LAB | Soldering Stations, Circuit Board Milling Machine, Reflow Oven
BASEMENT CONFERENCE ROOM B05 | Seats 20, TV with VGA and HDMI, Teleconference Phone, Whiteboard
GREEN ROOF | Energy saving roof covered with Mexican feather grass
Annual Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
OEDK Staff: inspire | enable | invent | impact
LAB ASSISTANTS & TECHNICIANS | Apprentices, Lab Assistants, Leads, and our Head Enchilada
Summer Experience in Engineering Design | 7 Weeks of individual and team based engineering design work
Summer Experience in Engineering Design | 7 Weeks of individual and team based engineering design work
International Summer Experience in Engineering Design | Study Abroad opportunity focused on Engineering Design
FABSHOPS | Lab assistant led workshops on physical prototyping
Club: Rice Escape | The OEDK is home to Rice's student run, designed and engineered escape room.
Club: SEDS Rice | Rice Chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space

Virtual Tour

While the OEDK is not hosting tours or open houses due to COVID-19, we invite you to explore the OEDK virtually by viewing the Photo and Virtual Tours above and Tech Reel below, watching our Videos, and browsing through our Projects, Programs, and Resources.

Location:

Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77005

The OEDK is the first building on the left after you enter Entrance 21 off of Rice Blvd
(building # 31 on the printable map).

Ring the doorbell and an OEDK staff member will let you in. 


Click here for Driving Directions to Rice University
Click here for a Map of Rice University or here for a .pdf Printable Map


Parking:

Visitor parking is available in the North Lot Annex lot or other locations on the map. The visitor parking lot entrance is located on the right, after you enter Entrance 20 off of Rice Blvd.  

You will need a credit card to enter the visitor lot.

Contact us

Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen
Rice University

6100 Main Street MS 390 | Houston, Texas | 77005

Phone: 713.348.OEDK

Email: oedk@rice.edu

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