Civil Engineering Pankow Lab Recharge

Overview of Services

Research into cementitious and concrete materials is performed in this lab. Contained therein are various tools, machines and instruments to accomplish this task. In the concrete preparation room, we have various mixers, ovens and chambers to prepare and cure cement paste and concrete. In the clean room, we have chambers to control temperature, humidity, atmosphere and pressure. We have machines to test the strength of cement and concrete samples and we have instruments to measure the physical and chemical properties of the materials.


Jan Olek, Principal Investigator


Robert Hershberger, Laboratory Manager


Location and hours of operation

Hours      Location

Open to Trained Users:
24 hours, 7 days/week

Staffed Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5 pm

     Hampton Hall of Civil Engineering
     550 Stadium Mall
     West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051

Getting Started

**For Purdue individuals: First-time users should click "Sign-up" in 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. Pankow Materials Laboratory - Facilities


Name Role Phone Email Location
Robert Hershberger
Laboratory Manger
Jan Olek
Principal Investigator