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PBS Instrument Design Center

Overview of Services

Instrument Design


The machine shop is responsible for the custom design and construction of prototype apparatus, along with the maintenance or alteration of existing equipment used in teaching and research activities of the department. We work closely with researchers to develop laboratory instruments to best suit their individual needs.

 
Design, Development, and Production


The majority of our work is making custom instruments and devices for the PBS researchers. We have significant experience with instruments used in psychological and neuroscience research.

 
Capabilities

  • CNC machining
  • Lathe, mill, drill press
  • Sheet metal services
  • Fully stocked electronics workshop
  • 3-D printing
  • Welding
  • Glassworking

Leadership

James Garmon | Senior Instrument Designer

Jim has worked in the PBS shop since 1998. He has over 30 years of experience in machining and electronics.

 

Jennifer Toll | Business Administration Support

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

7 am - 3 pm, Monday through Friday               

Ames Hall 130

Links and Resources

  1. PBS Instrument Design Center
  2. Machine Shop Safety Policies and Procedures
  3. JHU Patent Office - If you have a novel idea or design, feel free to come talk to us about it. We are very familiar with the Hopkins Technology Transfer procedures, and would be more than happy to help transfer your ideas into prototypes.

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
James Garmon
Senior Instrument Designer
 
410-516-7085
 
garmon@jhu.edu
 
Ames Hall 130
 
Jennifer Toll
Business Administration Support
 

 
jtoll2@jhu.edu