University of Maryland, Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation, College Park, MD

215,600 SF

MEP/FP Design Services

MEP/FP Design Services

Bringing together the University of Maryland’s top-ranked Department of Computer Science and its renowned Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), the building's six floors of specialized labs will support groundbreaking research in virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, robotics, computer vision, algorithms, programming languages and systems.

SETTY is providing full MEP/FP design services for the new University of Maryland Computer Science Building.

Under the funding and guidance of Brendan Iribe—Co-founder and CEO of Oculus VR—the new construction project will support the growth of the University’s computer science teaching and research programs, facilitate the integration of modern teaching and research activities into these programs, improve the ability of students and faculty to collaborate, and promote collaboration with industrial and community partners. This project will support Maryland’s and USM’s STEM initiatives to be a leader in Cybersecurity, Computational Biology, Quantum Computing, and other fast-growing tech fields.


Sneak peek: Inside UMd.'s new computer science center named for an Oculus VR co-founder


Highlights of the facility include:

  • 215, 600 gross sf

  • 4,000 people; peak daily usage

  • 5,300 sf of Makerspace

  • 13 Computer Labs

  •  20,000 sf of Community Space