Civil Engineering Labs
Coastal and Hydraulic Engineering Research Laboratory (CHERL). This lab offers a wide range of research opportunities to study topics on coastal engineering, fluid mechanics, and hydraulics in civil engineering. The state-of-the-art combined wave and bi-directional current flume of 80 ft long, 5 ft wide, and 5 ft deep, as well as other advanced instruments are used to conduct experiments on coastal structures, beach morphology, marine and hydrokinetic energy, open channel flow, and other applications.
Environmental Analytical Chemistry Laboratory. Major equipment in this lab include: a 6545B Agilent quadrupole-time-of-flight mass spectrometer (QTOF-MS); an Agilent 1290 Infinity ultra high performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) system with an online solid-phase extraction (SPE) system; an Organomation 12-position nitrogen evaporating water bath (N-EVAP).
High-Performance Supercomputing Cluster. Our department has recently commissioned a high-performance computing cluster, named “Zagros”. Zagros is equipped with execution and compute nodes connected by low-latency/high-throughput local interconnects (InfiniBand). This supercomputing cluster is a 76-node Intel Xeon E5-2670 which contains 1,216 cores. Each node has 128GB RAM and for a total of 9.728TB memory system wide. Each node is connected via 40Gbps Infiniband network for intranode communications. Storage for the cluster is a Lustre system with 72GB usable and connected via Infiniband.
Lightweight and Multifunctional Structures Laboratory. The Lightweight and Multifunctional Structures Laboratory is dedicated to the development and meso-scale characterization of engineered materials (e.g., hybrids, composites, and metamaterials); lightweight (i.e., slender, thin-walled) structures; and multifunctional structures (e.g., smart, adaptive, multi-physics). The laboratory is equipped for experimental research in the areas of engineered materials for energy management; energy harvesting materials and devices; slender thin-walled structures; and structural health monitoring.
University Labs and Centers
New York State Center for Clean Water Technology. The NYS Center for Clean Water Technology aims to foster business and job creation through the development of novel water technology, with an initial emphasis on on-site wastewater technology. The Center is a joint effort between Civil Engineering and the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences in coordination with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Suffolk County, and the town of Southampton.
Infrastructure, Transportation and Security Center (ITSC). ITSC aims at
strengthening the security of various infrastructure and transportation systems across
Long Island; it
stems from a collaboration between the Departments of Civil Engineering and Computer
Science, and teams from
Farmingdale State College, Maritime College and Nassau Community College.
iCreate. iCREATE consists of several environments that feature cutting-edge fabrication technology (both additive and subtractive), and collaborative spaces. Their facilities are open to all students, staff, and faculty at Stony Brook University.