The School of Engineering & Applied Science utilizes the most up to date technologies in teaching. With this in mind students are recommended to have a laptop computer.
You may purchase any system on the market. Here are some things to keep in mind.
- A four year warranty
- Advanced graphics card (Some models include ATI FireGL, ATI FirePro, NVidia Quadro FX line)
- Laptops must have Windows 7 or Windows 8 installed.
- A portable mouse is helpful.
The following models are examples for purchase:
- HP Elitebook 8770w
- HP 3570
- HP 8570
- Lenovo ThinkPad W530
- Lenovo P530
- Dell Precision M4700
Note: Mac OS Systems will not run some engineering related software. Please contact your advisor on whether this pertains to your major.