B&K Precision donates lab equipment to benefit Bourns College of Engineering students at University of California Riverside

New equipment provides state-of-the art electrical engineering test benches in campus labs

Riverside, CA, October 16, 2014 --B&K Precision, which manufactures and sells precision test and measurement instruments worldwide, has outfitted the test benches in an electrical and computer engineering lab at Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) with all new, state-of-the art equipment. Victor Tolan, President and CEO of B&K Precision, has a penchant for equipping the engineers of tomorrow with the tools they need today. His company’s generosity will benefit more than 500 students each year at BCOE through the technical hands-on training they will receive as future engineers using the equipment. The precision test and measurement instruments include oscilloscopes, function generators, power supplies, and digital multimeters. The student work stations accommodate two students each, and are designated for circuits and electronics lab exercises as well as activities related to independent student projects.

Other features include a timer-controlled output function along with internal memory to store and recall up to 36 different instrument settings. All three models offer built-in overvoltage protection (OVP), overtemperature protection (OTP), and keylock function.

The Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) celebrates its 25th year in 2014, and is ranked among the best public engineering colleges of its size in the nation. BCOE engineers provide a source of new ideas, products, and technologies to the world while leading interdisciplinary and collaborative efforts in education, research and industrial partnerships. BCOE offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees through Bioengineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering departments, and Computer Engineering (joint with CSE & ECE) and College-wide Materials Science and Engineering programs. The College has more than 2,400 undergraduate students, 620 graduate students, more than $32 million in annual research expenditures and is home to eight interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research centers.

For more than 60 years, B&K Precision Corporation has been building a reputation for excellence in the design and manufacture of reliable and cost-effective test and measurement instruments. The company’s products are used in a wide range of applications including design, research and development, production line testing, industrial maintenance, and electronic field service. B&K Precision test and measurement instruments are standard equipment in a large number of universities and technical schools which train future engineers and technicians. B&K Precision was founded in 1951 and is headquartered in Yorba Linda, California.

UCR BCOE Contact:
Karen Bergh
[email protected]
(951) 827-2988

B&K Precision Contact:
Geisa Mello
[email protected]
(714) 921-9095