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Research laboratories, centers and institutes

Holden exterior
The new Holden Hall opened in spring 2022, featuring 102,000 square feet of cutting-edge labs, A/V-equipped classrooms and computational facilities.

Materials research facilities

Our students have access to a broad range of cutting-edge laboratories and equipment. They take classes in these spaces and work alongside the faculty on research using state-of-the art equipment.

Our facilities offer fundamental equipment for preparation and testing of metals, ceramics, and polymers, including a wide array of furnaces; casting equipment; cutting, grinding, mounting, and polishing tools; optical microscopes; x-ray diffractometers; thermal analysis instrumentation; mechanical and rheological testing equipment; milling and pressing machines; and 3-D printing devices.