Office of the Registrar
General Information (2019/2020)
7.23 Technical Services, Department of

  • Director
  • Meaney, R., B.Eng., M.Eng. Memorial, P.Eng.

An up-to-date personnel listing is available at

The Department of Technical Services is wholly responsible for developing and maintaining specialized equipment to support research activities. This Department maintains and repairs laboratory equipment, specialized machinery and scientific instruments. With highly trained staff and modern facilities, Technical Services offers expertise in electronics, circuit board development, networking, computer repairs, fumehood certification, biological safety cabinet certification, scientific glassblowing, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining, scale model making, mechanical fabrication, and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS). The Department also operates a cryogenics facility to supply liquid nitrogen and liquid helium required by the scientific community at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The employees of Technical Services work closely with researchers to develop and build custom apparatus and prototypes.