A Home to Innovation

Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering is the School of Engineering's state-of-the-art, LEED-certified facility featuring flexible learning laboratories for advanced manufacturing and sustainable resources and systems. Students have hands-on access to facilities dedicated to rapid prototyping, pilot manufacturing, urban and coastal water systems, intelligent transportation systems, and more.

The new building includes smart classrooms, collaborative work space, dedicated student space, and advanced technology integration.

With 100,000 square feet, this open and collaborative facility creates a modern learning environment vital to training the next generation of engineers, fostering innovation and discovery.

Facilities and Laboratories

Sustainable Systems

Living laboratories, physical and cyber-system environments, indoor and outdoor monitoring, and miniature prototypes allow for replication of real-world environmental challenges and advances in research and education.

  • Energy Laboratory
  • Brian and Stacey Reilly Laboratory for Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Urban Informatics Laboratory
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems Laboratory

Collaborative Work and Environmental Spaces

Weeks Hall employs state-of-the-art technologies in an open, interdisciplinary venue designed to foster collegial and industry research and education partnerships.

  • Emil Buehler Aerospace Laboratory
  • Robotics Laboratory
  • Robert and Beatrice Salvin Lecture Hall
  • Smart Classrooms

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Rutgers' Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering tackles issues of global importance, including the sustainability of infrastructures, the impact of transportation on the environment, deploying emerging concepts and technologies in the construction of new facilities, and much more.

  • Urban and Coastal Water System Labs
  • Geo-Systems Labs
  • Environmental Process and Molecular Analysis Labs

New Jersey Advanced Manufacturing Institute

Rutgers established the New Jersey Advanced Manufacturing Institute (NJAMI) to distinguish and elevate the state’s historic manufacturing profile. At Weeks Hall, dedicated space provides unique opportunities for faculty, students, and industry partners to develop and test innovative devices in areas of information technology, renewable energy, sensing devices, and health and life sciences.

  • Manufacturing Pilot Laboratory
  • Rapid Prototyping Laboratoy
  • Microfabrication Laboratory
  • Concept Labs