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SoE Facilities


  • Anderson Hall: Anderson Hall located at 200 College Avenue (across from Memorial Steps) is considered the hub of the School of Engineering. It contains the Dean's Administration Offices, Burden Lounge, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Nelson Auditorium, the Engineering Project Development Center (EPDC), several classrooms, teaching and research laboratories, and faculty and graduate student offices.

  • Halligan Hall: Halligan Hall is located on College Avenue (adjacent to Cousen's Gym) and is the home of the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. It houses classrooms, computer laboratories, and research laboratories, and faculty and graduate student offices.

  • Science and Technology Center @ 4 Colby St: Located near the intersection of Harvard and Boston Avenue, the Science and Technology Center houses state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories for Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, including the Tissue Engineering Research Center (TERC). A machine shop is also located here, as well as classrooms, departmental offices, and faculty and graduate student offices.

  • Bray Laboratory: Located behind Anderson Hall at 504 Boston Avenue, Bray Laboratory houses a machine shop, undergraduate teaching labs, research and CAD laboratories for the Department of Mechanical.

  • 196/200 Boston Avenue: Located a half mile north of campus sits many interdisciplinary research facilities where science and various engineering disciplines collaborate to work on complex problems. The labs at 196/200 Boston Avenue house a clean room for teaching undergraduates micro-fabrication processes, and is the hub of the soft-bodied robot research on campus.

  • Collaborative Learning and Innovation Complex (CLIC) @ 574 Boston Avenue: Located on the corner of Boston and Harvard Avenues, the CLIC building houses interdisciplinary research and teaching labs, office space, a cafĂ© and informal learning spaces for Child Study and Human Development; Community Health; Controls, Robotics, Identification, and Signal Processing Laboratory (CRISP); Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies; Human Factors Engineering; Occupational Therapy; Physics and Astronomy;

Computing Facilities

Computing facilities within the School of Engineering supplement university-wide resources and have specific applications for engineering and computer science coursework and to support research and student assignments. Generally, these computing facilities are open to all students needing access to them and operate either on a set schedule or with keypad access.

Research Laboratories and Centers

Dozens of research laboratories and interdisciplinary centers are housed within Tufts School of Engineering. A complete list is available on this page.

General University Facilities

  • Tufts Technology Services, delivers information technologies to the Tufts community that facilitate teaching, learning, research, administration, and outreach

  • Tisch Library, provides services and resources to Tufts community

Research Profile

"Is it Natural?" Computer Scientists Brodley, Slonim, and Cowen Study DNA
Carla Brodley and Donna Slonim distinguish between types of DNA to help determine appropriate responses to infectious disease outbreaks.