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Carnegie Mellon University – Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall

Uniting research with education

  • 109K

    Square Feet


    10/100 Clean Rooms

  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A hall that signifies a commitment to building upon CMU’s strengths to solve pressing problems of the future

The design for this new 109,614 square foot facility brings biomedical engineering, energy, and nanotechnology functions under one roof to provide infrastructure for new discoveries and unparalleled educational opportunities. It is built upon our extensive experience in designing modern buildings that respect an institution’s history while reflecting its commitment to the future.

Approximately 200 faculty members and students are based in the building, which houses a state of the art nanofabrication facility, the Biomedical Engineering Department, and Carnegie Mellon University’s Scott Institute. The building also includes a Class 10 / Class 100 cleanroom facility, biomedical engineering, micro-nano and energy research labs, as well as materials characterization.

The design fosters collaboration. We have located shared research labs throughout the structure, and the building itself is physically connected to other engineering and computer science buildings on campus— Hamerschlag, Wean, and Roberts Halls—creating a sense of working together under one roof.

At a Glance

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Meet Our Team

David Linamen, Principal

Truly great design is a product of endless passion and intense commitment, with success measured in outcome and not in hours.

Glenn Miller, Senior Associate

I am committed to making our communities better places to live by addressing client needs with creative solutions.

Paul Pohlod, Principal

Architects and engineers continue to merge in relentless pursuit of excellence and with collaboration and passion achieve true integration.

Michael Reagan, Vice President, Sector Leader, Science & Technology

The laboratories we plan and design may ultimately contribute to the discovery of something that will significantly and positively impact our lives.
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Nathan Werner, Senior Associate

I express my joy for life through the design of architecture.

David Linamen


Glenn Miller

Senior Associate

Paul Pohlod


Michael  Reagan

Vice President, Sector Leader, Science & Technology

Nathan Werner

Senior Associate

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