The Biomedical Engineering (BME) Machine Shop

Overview of Services

The Biomedical Engineering (BME) Machine Shop provides many services for all departments on campus, including:       

  • A library of materials and parts suppliers         
  • Arranging for off-campus services such as plating and specialized machining services        
  • Design help with laboratory and research apparatus and repair of existing equipment        
  • Complete designs, from sketches to final assembly by mechanical means (brazing or soldering)

The shop also maintains and supervises the BME Student Shop, which is equipped with manual mills, saws, manual lathes and drill presses.


Anyone wishing to use the student shop needs to complete a shop training course.


For further information on the shop and the services we provide, please contact the Shop Supervisor, Bill Griffith (, 410-955-3444

Billing Rates

  • Consultation - (First 30 minutes free) $30 per half hour
  • Training - $85 per hour
  • General Labor - $85 per hour
  • Materials - cost can vary, contact core


Bill Griffith - Machinist
Sr. Instrument Designer 
Location: 404 Traylor
Phone: (410) 955-3444


Charles Scribner - Financial Analyst
Location: 720 Ross
Phone:  (410) 502-5928

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 2:00pm 

1721 East Maddison St
Baltimore, MD 21205