Research Facility Design and Construction Best Practices (Live Online)

Certificate Short-Course

Course Description

As symbols of the nation’s technological progress, research facilities are essential to the discoveries and breakthroughs of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Thousands of public and private sector scientists and engineers from industries such as pharmaceutical, biomedical, manufacturing, and biotechnology use all types of laboratories and instruments to advance the frontiers of knowledge. At times, an entire facility may be built to support the specialized instruments required for research, including accelerators, light sources, research reactors, neutron beam facilities, plasma, fusion science facilities, genome centers, advanced computational centers, wind tunnels, model testing facilities, hot cells, and launch facilities.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand research facility design requirement
  • Understand research facility energy efficiency needs
  • Understand research facility safety requirement
  • Understand basic decarbonization strategies
  • Understand basic intelligent building technology and the needs for retro-commissioning

Course Audience

This course is appropriate for individuals at any company or institution—from global corporations to small start-ups—who are interested in developing an innovation space. Participants are welcome from a wide range of industries including pharma, biotech, healthcare, regulatory sciences, hi-tech/tough-tech, higher education, insurance, and energy. Directors and other senior executives who play a major role in the design, construction, operation, or ownership of innovation spaces.


Tuesday, March 19 9:00-11:30 AM ET

Attend the lecture, score >80% on the assessment, and earn the course badge (awarded via Accredible).

Fee $150.00
Course Type Live Online
Instructor Melody Wang & Tyler Dykes
Duration 2.5 hours