Labs & Centers
Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE)
CIFE focuses on developing technologies to improve the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) industry. As a center for Virtual Design and Construction of AEC industry projects, it supports reliable engineering and management practices for sustainable facilities.
Codiga Resource Recovery Center (CR2C)
The William and Cloy Codiga Resource Recovery Center (CR2C) is a testbed to demonstrate scalability of promising wastewater treatment technologies and essentially serve as an innovation accelerator. The first project tested resource recovery technology at pilot-scale, extracting clean water, nutrients, energy and chemical feedstocks from wastewater.
John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center
The John A. Blume Earthquake Engineering Center at Stanford University is devoted to the advancement of research, education and practice in earthquake engineering. Through its activities, the Blume Center contributes to the understanding of earthquakes and their effects on structures.
Environmental Engineering and Science Lab (EESL)
The Environmental Engineering and Science Laboratory is comprised of several laboratories. These well-equipped research facilities contain the latest analytical and specialized experimental equipment.
Global Projects Center (GPC)
The Global Projects Center is an interdisciplinary research center at Stanford University that works to facilitate understanding of the financing, development and governance of critical infrastructure worldwide.
National Performance of Dams Program (NPDP)
The NPDP is an effort to establish within the dam engineering and safety community the ability to learn from the in-service performance of dams, supporting improvements in dam design, operation, engineering and public policy.
Project-Based Learning (PBL) Laboratory
The Project-Based Learning (PBL) Lab's mission is professional development for graduate and undergraduate students, faculty and industry practitioners. PBL is a process of teaching and learning that focuses on problem-based, project-centered activities that produce a product for a client.
Re-inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt)
The ReNUWIt research center aims to change urban water management. The center works toward a vision of safe, sustainable urban water infrastructures enabled by technological advances in natural and engineered systems, and informed by a deeper understanding of institutional frameworks.
Center for Sustainable Development & Global Competitiveness (CSDGC)
CSDGC engages in research and educational programs that integrate business development strategies with leadership practices that will ensure enterprise growth and success within a healthy and sustainable natural environment.
Water & Energy Efficiency for the Environment (WE3) Lab
The mission of the WE3 Lab is to advance the energy efficiency of desalination through innovation in water treatment technology, optimization of water management practices, and redesign of water policies.
Alfred M. Spormann Laboratory
Research interests in our lab are at the interface of fundamental metabolic processes of anaerobic microorganisms and their application in bioenergy, bioremediation, and human intestinal health.
The Powernet Lab
Powernet is an end-to-end, open-source system that will enable real-time coordination of utilities’ centralized, large assets with millions of distributed resources. It integrates embedded sensing and computing, power electronics, data analytics and networking with cloud computing.
Stanford Environmental & Water Studies Summer Program
The Environmental Engineering program at Stanford University is recognized as the leading academic program in the environmental and water science and technology field, dedicated to the educational development of uncommon insight and expertise necessary for environmental leadership in all professional directions.
The Bob and Norma Street Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
The Bob and Norma Street Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (EFML) is home to research conducted in the Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology (EFMH) Program.