Our facilities

High Bay Structures Lab

The new, state-of-the-art, high-bay structures laboratory housed in the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence features a 350m2 strong floor, 10-m high clearance, and 6-m high L-Shaped reaction wall. This lab has the capability to offer large-scale experimental testing with the aid of high capacity and large stroke static and dynamic hydraulic actuators, hydraulic pumps, servo-controlled systems, 600 kN Universal Testing Machine, and 12.5 TON overhead crane. In addition, a full suite of other supporting equipment are available for smaller scale testing.

Geotechnical Lab

Environmental Lab

The new Environmental Research Laboratory housed in the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence features a new research team called “innovative Water Technologies for Energy Research (iWaTER)”. This lab has the capability to offer a variety of experiments and analysis for wastewater, drinking water, groundwater, and surface water using state-of-the-art lab equipment including: chromatographs (GC-FID and GC-TCD), ion chromatograph (IC), spectroscopy, COD and BOD devices, refrigerator high-speed centrifuges, and humidity and temperature environmental control rooms (16 m2). In addition, a full suite of other supporting equipment is available for other applications for liquid and solid measurements.

Transportation Lab