Research Labs - Omaha Campus (PKI)

The Peter Kiewit Institute
Sound Booth
Acoustic Sound Booth

This research space houses the architecurual engineering program's sound booth, which is used to conduct experienments related to everyday acoustics.

Smart Building Lab & Field Test Beds
Smart Building Lab & Field Test Beds

Low energy consumption is an important characteristic when designing buildings of the future. The Smart Building lab is dedicated to this kind of "green" research.

Portland Cement Lab
Portland Cement & Bituminous Material Lab

This teaching/research lab is used to evaluate the behaviors of concrete and asphalt in different environments.

Structural Lab
Structural Lab

Are you interested in breaking large objects? If so, this lab was made for you. When the industry is in need of sample testing, this is where they come.

Geotechnical Lab
Geotechnical Lab

PKI 127 is a teaching and research lab used for evaluation of soil behavior on construction designs.

Materials Testing Lab
Materials Testing Lab

Creating a national infrastructure to withstand time, the elements, and increased traffic starts in this lab space.

Lighting and Electrical Lab
Lighting and Electrical Lab

With over 300 lighting options to test and banks of electrical equipment available for exploring, this lab is all about hands-on learning.

Acoustic Listening Lab
Acoustic Listening Lab

The listening lab is used to conduct research experiements related to acoustics.

Structural Dynamics Lab
Structural Dynamics Lab

This lab is dedicated to the research of dynamic loads on structures. It is also home of the College of Engineering EERI team.

PKI 248
Drafting/Engineering Graphics Classroom

This lab gives students the room they need to multi-task in a technologically driven workforce.