Purdue University

Birck Nanotechnology Center


Purdue University


West Lafayette, Indiana


The Birck Nanotechnology Center is the anchor of Purdue University?s new Discovery Park located on the southwest edge of the West Lafayette campus. This 185,000 SF graduate student laboratory features interactive interdisciplinary laboratories, cleanrooms, seminar spaces and office functions for research in nanoscale applications. The building integrates the School of Electrical and Computational Engineering with a diverse group of constituents including departments of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Projects involve far reaching programs including the School of Veterinary Medicine and technology transfer initiatives from industry partners. The Birck Nanotechnology Center is physically linked to the Bindley Bioscience Center.

Project Team

Executive Architect: HDR, Inc.

Programming/Project Design: Matt Sears while affiliated with HDR

Programming/Laboratory Design: Tom Gerbo while affiliated with HDR

Microelectronics Nano-Bio Clean Room Graduate Research Nanotechnology