Reber Building, ME Knowledge Lab, The Pennsylvania State University

The Department of Mechanical Engineering’s 9,420 SF Instructional Laboratory & Makerspace provides facilities where students can collaborate in a comfortable and flexible active-learning environment.

Convenient project storage is provided via oversized lockers and is adjacent to the 3D Commons where students can create and print three-dimensional projects using the latest modeling and printing technologies.


University Park, PA


The ‘Toolbox’ provides secure storage for specialized tools and acoustic separation from an Instructional Lab space that houses experiment stations and flexible collaborative workbench-type furniture for group instruction and hands-on active learning projects.

Additional amenities include virtual reality carols, an Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle (UAV) testing area suitable for remote control vehicles and drones, along with a robotics lab, new accessible facilities and interior finish and branding upgrades.