Research & Instructional Labs

See how classroom theory translates into applied research in our advanced on-campus labs and facilities. You’ll work with the same tools and equipment used by computer scientists, engineers, and other industry professionals, gaining critical hands-on experience and proficiencies. Read more below and in our brochure.

Long Island Campus

Aerodynamics Lab

Use our wind tunnel to test loads on structures, drag and lift, and pressure distribution on airfoils at various velocities.

Bioenvironmental Lab

Located in our fully operational wastewater treatment plant, environmental engineering principles and design is applied to natural resources and environmental protection. Help sustainability efforts in a multidisciplinary focus using environmental monitoring equipment, microscopes, oscilloscopes, MATLAB, AutoCAD, 3D printers, spectrophotometry, X-ray fluorescence, weather stations and drones.

Biological Sciences and Bioengineering (BSB) Lab

The Biological Sciences and Bioengineering (BSB) Laboratory is a living lab, where faculty train students and pursue cutting-edge interdisciplinary research. The integration of engineering and biology offers tremendous opportunities for solving important problems in health sciences and medicine and enables a broad range of applications in diagnostics, sensing, therapeutics, and tissue engineering.

Bio-Nanotechnology and Biomaterials (BNB) Lab

The research in the BNB lab focuses on developing nano-biosensor, BioMEMS, point of care disease diagnostics, biomaterials, bone regeneration and drug delivery systems. Students manufacture micro/nanoscale devices using state-of-the-art fabrication techniques including lithography, paste-extrusion 3D printers and laser cutting equipment, develop new biomaterials and study cell-surface interactions using fluorescent microscopes and quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) techniques.

College of Engineering and Computing Sciences Research Labs

Download our brochure to see the impressive array of facilities at the college, the exciting projects that are going on, and the experienced faculty who lead the research.

Cybersecurity Lab

Hackers beware! Here, you’ll study the latest advances in cyber protection, including cryptographic algorithms for biometric authentication, cloud computing security, encryption techniques, and other security issues.

Energy and Green Technologies Lab

Explore options for clean energy and sustainable buildings. Use energy monitoring and control systems to maximize efficiency and reduce pollution in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. Gain practical experience with solar power systems, wind turbines and other renewable energy technologies.

Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC)

Through this $3.2 million, 8,000-square-foot facility, you’ll have access to the latest engineering and scientific resources as you collaborate with top researchers, government agencies, and global corporations.

Fabrication and Rapid Prototyping Lab

Manufacture electrical and mechanical systems just like a real-world engineer and scientist. Use digitally parametric modelers, prototype printers, and precision machining equipment, then test and calibrate your work.

Geographical Information Systems Laboratory

Learn how computer mapping and analysis technology is used for environmental monitoring and analysis, resource and facilities management, and planning of utility and transportation networks.

Instrumentation and Measurement Lab

Measure and calibrate a variety of physical parameters such as voltage, pressure, flow, viscosity, vibration, strain, thermal, and temperature.

Integrated Medical Systems Laboratory

Integrated Medical Systems (IMS) Laboratory is focused on developing novel implantable and wearable medical devices and assistive technologies. The lab members use various firmware engineering, hardware design, modeling and signal processing tools to develop novel systems. The lab is equipped with state-of-the art instruments, and is located in room 106 in Schure Hall.

Materials Lab

Test the tensile and compressive strength of materials using various equipment, including a universal testing machine with a capacity up to 22,500 lbs.

Mechanical CAD/CAM Lab

Discover rapid prototyping with a 3-D printer that recreates physical models. Learn design software that includes Pro/E, CATIA, AutoCad, and COMSOL.

Microprocessor-Based Systems Development Tools Lab

Design and develop your own embedded real-time microprocessors using rapid-development boards, analog interfaces, storage oscilloscopes, and logic analyzers.

Nanofabrication Facility

Research how nanotechnology and other micro-level systems are created using spin coaters, vacuum ovens, an atomic force microscope, surface profilometer, and related components.

OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations Certificate Training Facility

This learning lab features a Graywolf indoor air quality monitor to assess air quality, air speed, and toxic gases; respirator units; personal protection gear; and additional professional equipment used by experts in the field.

Thermo-Fluid Lab

Measure different modes of energy conversion and heat transfer in thermal-fluid systems. You’ll also explore the inner workings of technology used in heat exchangers, solar panels, and wind turbines.

New York City Campus

Electronics Lab

Gain experience working with and testing circuits in areas that include analog and digital electronics, logic design, communications, signal processing, control, image processing, and data acquisition.

Microprocessor-Based Systems Development Tools Lab

Design and develop your own embedded real-time microprocessors using rapid-development boards, analog interfaces, storage oscilloscopes, and logic analyzers.

PC and Mac Computer Labs

Run complex simulations and test your designs using engineering software and programming language that includes VHDL, MATLAB, and CAD.

Robotics Lab

Build your own mechanical creations, work with classmates to improve designs, and develop sophisticated automated processes. You’ll also learn how robots are used across various industries to improve efficiency and accuracy.

Telecommunications Lab

Get an up-close look at various aspects of modern telecommunications such as routing and switching technologies, network design and simulation, and fiber-optic communications.