Herrick Labs: Mechanical Engineering

Overview of Services

Founded in 1957, Herrick Labs supports world-class Mechanical Engineering research for students, faculty, and industry. Among the facilities available in our 83,000 square feet of space are HVAC and indoor air quality labs; advanced engine test cells; acoustics, noise, and vibration testing; and unique perception-based engineering labs. Herrick Labs is also home to the Center for High Performance Buildings, which partners with industry to develop new technologies in sustainable building systems, indoor environments, human perception and comfort, and high-performance equipment.  The Shops at Herrick Labs provide consultation and fabrication services in support of this research.


Location and Hours of Operation

Hours Location

Monday  -  Friday        

 8 am  -  5 pm  


177 S Russel St.

West Lafayette, IN  47907



140 S. Martin Jischke Dr.

West Lafayette, IN  47907



175 S. Russell St.

West Lafayette, IN  47907

Getting Started

**For Purdue individuals: First-time users should click "Sign-up" in the upper right.  Returning students will click "Login"


**For Non-Purdue individuals: Before you register, you must be assigned a Business Partner Number and given Purdue credentials to register/login.  

Please contact the Center Manager for further information.

Links and Resources

  1. Ray W. Herrick Laboratories
  2. Ray W. Herrick Lab - Safety and General Lab Information