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Powell Family Structures & Materials Laboratory

Powell Family Structures and Materials LaboratoryThe Powell Family Structures and Materials Laboratory is located on the East Campus of the University of Florida and is part of the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering. The facillity consists of a 6000 square foot lab space with a 30 foot high ceiling and 4 foot thick concrete strong floor, a 2000 square foot machine shop with a 12 foot ceiling, a 5000 square foot general lab space with a 16 foot high ceiling, a 120 linear foot wind tunnel, a 220 square foot instrumentation room, and several offices & storage rooms. Research in this facility is primarily directed at earthquakes, hurricanes, tornados, and blast/impact in the context of structural damage mitigation and human intervention.

To see a list of available equipment please see below. To see the centers and research projects associated with these facilities, as well as links to resources, use the links below:

Testing Equipment ]   [ Fabrication ]   [ Instrumentation ]
Material Handling ]   [ Field Equipment ]   [ Resources ]


Powell Family Structures & Materials Lab
2070 NE Waldo Rd.
Building 1626, UF East Campus
Gainesville, FL 32609

For more information, please contact:


detailsBrothers, Shelby, Research Coordinator II | Telephone: 386-688-0551 | Email: