University of Houston

Virtual Lab

Virtual Lab

The Engineering Computing Virtual Computer Lab is a platform that enables Engineering students to remotely access specialized software from any computer (both PC and MAC) from anywhere. Our Virtual Lab features Windows based virtual desktops with many Engineering software packages that are currently installed in the ECC.

The virtual lab is available via VMWare Horizon Client Software and web browser.

Horizon Client Software Web Browser
  •    Best possible connection stability
  •    Save files directly to your computer or USB device
  •    Requires installation of software
  •     No need to install additional software
  •     Some minor issues can occur based on connection stability
  •     No USB access or shared folder save functionality

 Install Horizon Client on your local machine.

Installer Download

Connect to Full UH VPN
Windows instructions
MacOS instructions

    Open the Horizon software and select “Add Server”.

    Enter https://eccvlab.egr.uh.edu as the Connection Server name.

    Enter your Cougarnet username and password.

    Click on the “Win 7 K1 Desktop” or “Win 7 K2 Desktop” icon to start the session.

 In any web browser, navigate to https://eccvlab.egr.uh.edu.

Click on "VMware Horizon HTML Access"

    Enter your Cougarnet username and password.

    Click on the “Win 7 K1 Desktop” or “Win 7 K2 Desktop” icon to start the session.

 

K1 Desktop Software K2 Desktop Software
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

ANSYS
ANSYS Electromagnetics
ArcGIS
Aspen
CMG
COMSOL
Deepriser
EPA-SWMM
HEC-HMS
HEC-RAS
Kappa Workstation
Ledaflow Engineering
Minitab
OLGA
PIPESIM
SGeMS
Simio
Techlog

Aspen
AutoCAD
Abaqus
Matlab
Mathematica
Petrel
Solidworks
 

 

Please contact Arturo Padilla - apadilla [at] uh [dot] edu for support regarding this platform.