About Rose-Hulman's New Academic Building
Opening Fall 2021, Rose-Hulman's new 70,000 square foot academic building will have design studios, flexible classrooms, state-of-the-art chemistry, biochemistry and food science labs, collaboration workspaces, and faculty innovation spaces, along with an atrium featuring artwork that reacts to changing conditions within the building.
Videos of the New Academic Building
New Academic Building Update
The New Design Lab
Professor Patsy Brackin, the Program Director for Engineering Design, talks about the Design Lab opening this fall as part of the campus’ new academic building. The Design Lab will have all the tools and materials engineering design students will use, as they get real-world experience developing prototypes for industry stakeholders and working with multidisciplinary senior design groups.
The New Chemistry and Biochemistry Laboratories
Rose Hulman Head of the Department of Chemistry Ross Weatherman shares an update on all the exciting hands-on opportunities students will get in the enhanced chemistry and biochemistry labs set to open with the new academic building in Fall 2021. Students will be using the same state-of-the-art equipment as professionals, such as a centralized vacuum pump and customizable gas delivery system, starting their first year. The connected space also allows for more interdisciplinary opportunities for undergraduate research.
The New Food Science and Engineering Laboratory
In Rose-Hulman’s new Food Science and Engineering Laboratory, students will learn science and engineering concepts about food, while also getting to eat and drink the results of their work in a way typical food science labs don’t allow! The lab will allow students to address important societal issues related to food production and distribution, sustainability and nutrition, as well as explore the scientific principals and engineering techniques used to create our favorite products like coffee, chocolate and more. Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Adam Nolte shares more about this exciting new space.
Depth of Field Artwork
Standing at 30 feet tall, the "Depth of Field" artistic exhibit is located in the new academic building opening for the 2021-22 school year. Adam Buente and Kyle Perry of Project One Studio share the details of how this stunning interactive exhibit was created.
News about the Academic Building
Check out the latest news about Rose-Hulman's new academic building!