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Pictured are students in a Point Park University lab. Photo by Chris Rolinson

The Department of Natural Sciences and Engineering at Point Park University offers a number of well-equipped labs and facilities for students who are studying a wide range of subjects — from molecular biology, organic chemistry, and environmental science to civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering.

Pictured is Professor Brendan Mullan, Ph.D., with NSET students. | Photo by Chris Rolinson

Natural Sciences

  • Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Computer Laboratory
  • Chemistry Laboratory
  • Environmental Science, Molecular Biology, Zoology, Botany, and Genetics Laboratory
  • Instrument Laboratory (with new spectroscopic instruments)
  • Physics/Geology Laboratory


Civil Engineering
  • R.L. Simmons Materials Laboratory
  • Simulation Laboratory
  • Soils Laboratory
Electrical Engineering 
  • Circuits Laboratory
  • Digital Electronics Laboratory
  • Electrical Power Laboratory
  • Radio Laboratory
Mechanical Engineering 
  • Heat Transfer Laboratory
  • Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
  • R.L. Simmons Materials Laboratory
  • Finite Element Analysis with ANSYS
NSET Facilities