Impact on facilities and infrastructure

Recent renovations and new spaces:

$10 million in private support funds new robotics lab

Three students flying a drone inside a two-story room.

The Gemini-Huntley Robotics Research Laboratory includes nine flexible labs for faculty and graduate students studying ground, water, and aerial robots. Read more about this robotics lab.

Anderson Innovation Labs turn students ideas into reality

Three students working on a project in Anderson Labs.

This 10,000 sq. ft. of hands-on learning space includes the largest bank of 3D printers on the Twin Cities campus. See how CSE undergraduates have used the space in our infographic for Anderson Student Innovation Labs and these project videos. 

Murphy Engine Research Laboratory receives private and public support

Professor and student working on an engine

Investment in research laboratory will boost the energy efficiency of medium-duty delivery vehicles. New space brings the University to a new level. Read more about supporting the Murphy Engine Research Laboratory.

$2.5 million renovation of historic Tate Hall is completed

Tate Hall

Major renovation on Tate Hall includes state-of-the-art research labs, classrooms, offices, and public space for stargazing. More than 5,000 students are served in this facility each semester. Read more about the Tate Hall renovation.

New Physics and Nanotechnology Building opens

Physics and Nanotechnology Building

The building is the new home for faculty ranging from nanotechnology researchers studying the ultratiny to cosmologists probing the origins of the universe. Read more about the new Physics and Nanotechnology Building.

GORE-TEX inventor gives $10 million for Amundson Hall annex

Gore Annex Lab

The 40,000-square-foot Gore annex includes several research and teaching laboratories to accommodate the increasing demand of students in chemical engineering and materials science. Read more about the new Gore annex in Amundson Hall.