Computing at CED is distributed throughout the building. There are 135+ computer systems available for students to use, some housed in two Computer Labs, others are locted in the Studios or special areas such as the DCRP Lounge, PhD rooms, etc. Also in these areas are 16 plotters, 16 laser printers, 2 photo-quality printers, and 1 photo-quality plotter. There are tabloid scanners in the Labs and on each Studio floor, a large scale scanner in the Student Tech Center, and industrial paper cutters in the Studios. Finally, CED provides many other computer-related peripheral technologies: Cloud Laser Printing, a server-based Rendering Farm, and after-hour access to the PaperCut printing management system.
CED Information Technology Team
Web and Information Services Manager
488 Wurster Hall (new location)
Responsibilities: CED's Web Master.
490 Wurster Hall
Responsibilities: Responsible for CED applications programming. (Work hours M-W-F from 9am to 1:00 pm; please contact via email only.)
Faculty Desktop Support
485 Wurster Hall
Responsibilities: Provides all aspects of faculty desktop support; assists with technical work on various other CED computers and peripherals as required. (Work hours M-T-Th-F from 1pm to 6pm; please contact via CED’s Help Desk system.)
Manager, Student Technology Center
Manager, CED Materials Store
488 Wurster Hall
Responsibilities: Oversees all the activities handled in the Student Tech Center which include: activating card-reader access to building, rooms and facilities; maintaining printing/plotting/scanning equipment; activating computer and printing accounts; and fee collections or refunds. Also manages the Materials Store operations for the sale of subsidized materials used in the Digital Fabrication Lab, Fabricaton Shop or in the Studio.
Student Computing Systems Administrator
490 Wurster Hall
Responsibilities: Manages licenses servers, rendering farm, and other networked devices; responsible for CED computer and network security; manages CED student computing systems and peripherals (printers/plotters/scanners) in two computing labs, seven studio satellite areas, PhD and Grad office/lounge rooms, and the Digital Fabrication Lab computing.