Laboratories and Research

With industry-standard laboratories and state-of-the-art research facilities, all students experience an applications-oriented education at MSOE.

State-of-the-Art Labs

img-bioelab-photosUndergraduate students spend an average of 600 hours in industry-standard laboratories learning how to apply theory to real world situations.

Undergraduate Research


MSOE offers many research opportunities for undergraduate students. Students work side by side with faculty and staff members in the various areas of the Applied Technology Center™ and on research projects within their academic program.

Applied Technology


The world-renowned Applied Technology Center™ uses MSOE staff, faculty and student expertise to solve technological problems confronting business and industry. It’s known for transferring technology to the marketplace.

Fluid Power Institute


The Fluid Power Institute™ (FPI) is one of the leading academic fluid power research laboratories in the nation. Established in 1962, it is a leader in motion control and fluid power education, research and evaluation.

Rapid Prototyping

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The Rapid Prototyping Center (RPC) at MSOE helps businesses create prototypes more quickly—often in days what would have taken a month—and get products to market faster.

BioMolecular Modeling


The Center for BioMolecular Modeling creates unique physical models of molecular structures using rapid prototyping technologies. It is unique in the world, bringing together engineering, structural biology and computer visualization.