Michigan State University College of Engineering main building 

See some of the Engineering building's classrooms and computer labs!

Anaerobic Digestion Research and Education Center 






The research and development activities in this center focus on developing technologies that can economically address the waste utilization needs of our global community.

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Alternative Fuels and Combustion Lab






Research in the Alternative Fuels and Combustion Laboratory is focused on examining enhanced ignition technologies, such as jet ignition, which can improve fuel consumption, reduce emissions, and improve combustion stability in internal combustion engines. 

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Bio-Engineering Facility





The Bio Engineering Facility has located just southeast of Service Road and Bogue Street intersection on the East Lansing campus. The facility's laboratory space integrates bench experiments and computational analysis to allow a systems approach to biomedical research and space for an on-site imaging facility.

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Biomechanical Design Research Lab 





The Biomechanical Design Research Laboratory (BDRL) applies engineering techniques and principles to the human body.  Our work includes in vivo experimentation, methods development, modeling, and device development. 

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Biosafety Level-2 Pilot Plant 





The MSU Biosafety Level-2 (BSL-2) Pilot Plant provides a space where researchers can work with foodborne pathogens in actual food products in pilot-scale versions of commercial processing equipment. The pilot lab is equipped with small-scale equipment that mimics the equipment used in industrial food processing plants.

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Biosensors Lab

Photo of a professor in the biosensors lab




Our research focuses on developing nano-wired biosensors for rapid and on-site detection of microbial pathogens and toxins in food, water, animals, plants, and the environment to enhance public health and biosecurity.

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Civil Infrastructure Lab

Dr. Burgueno in the Civil Infrastructure lab




The Civil Infrastructure Laboratory is a facility dedicated to research materials, transportation systems, and structures, thus allowing the MSU's Department of Civil Engineering faculty to address the mentioned challenge.

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Composite Materials and Structures Center





The Composite Materials and Structures Center (CMSC) offers testing services to investigate composite materials' material properties and performance characteristics and their constituents. 

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Composite Vehicle Research Center





The Composite Vehicle Research Center focuses on designing and testing composite structures for lightweight, environment-friendly, durable and safe vehicles. 

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 CoRe Facilities 



CoRe works to create a sense of community for engineering students who live and learn together in South Neighborhood. We want students to grow by experiencing the attractive, diverse, vibrant community of first-year engineers. The living-learning environment also facilitates social connections that broaden students’ Spartan experience.

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Data Science and Engineering Lab





Our lab focuses on data science and data engineering aspects of ample data research. In data science, we aspire to develop data mining and machine learning algorithms to discover unknown and actionable patterns deep inside big data. We strive to design and construct architectures and systems in data engineering to enable extensive data management and analytics.

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Demmer Engineering Center 

Rendering of the Demmer Engineering Center




Includes a majority of engineering student organizations. It also consists of the machine shop, commuter numerical control, dynamometer space, and a chamber for composite materials. 

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Electrical Machines and Drives Lab





The Electrical Machines & Drives Laboratory researches all aspects of electrical and electromechanical energy conversion. Its members strive to produce correct and valuable results that address the needs of industry, government, and the world for efficient, high-performing systems.

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Energy and Automotive Research Lab





The Energy and Automotive Research Lab (EARL) at Michigan State University focuses on developing new ideas and technology that will lead to environmentally friendly transportation and decreased dependence on foreign energy sources.

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Food and Health Engineering Lab





We are an interdisciplinary group dedicated to exploring how oxidative stress affects crucial molecules for life, such as steroids and lipids. The goals of our lab are to shed light on molecular mechanisms governing oxidative stress and to translate our findings to develop biomarkers for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases.

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Lahr Lab




Our work involves creating new user-friendly methods for monitoring water, wastewater, and biofluids to protect the public from pollution exposure, drinking water quality disasters, and resource extraction issues. 

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Molecular and Organic Excitonics Lab 





The MOE Lab at Michigan State University focuses on inorganic and organic excitonic materials for solar energy production and utilization. Our ultimate goal is to enhance device efficiencies, lifetimes, and functionality.

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Nanotechnology Research

nanotechnology image




Nanotechnology involves small materials (1 to 100 nanometers) that exhibit unique properties. To put the nanoscale size range nanoscale in perspective, hair is about 50,000 nanometers thick. The goal of nanotechnology research is to understand the unique properties of nanosized particles and use that knowledge to create new, high-performance materials, devices, and processes.

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Pattern Recognition and Image Processing (PRIP) Lab

Pattern recognition images of a human face





Critical applications related to PRIP Lab research include face recognition, fingerprint identification, document image analysis, 3D object recognition, robot navigation, and visualization/exploration of 3D data.

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 Smart Microsystems Lab

A robotic fish named Grace is shown here gliding downward in a swimming pool





Established in the Fall of 2004, the mission of SML is to enable smarter, smaller, integrated systems using advanced modeling, control, and design methodologies. Research in SML focuses on modeling and control of intelligent material sensors and actuators, electroactive polymer-based microrobots, modeling and control of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), management of autonomous swarms, and embedded control systems.

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STEM Teaching and Learning     Facility 

Michigan State Unveils New STEM Academic Building - DBusiness Magazine





State-of-the-art and innovative teaching and learning spaces supporting undergraduates STEM gateway courses, curricular and co-curricular activities, and opportunities to connect the STEM and arts disciplines. 

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