Nanotechnology Researchers Gain a Highly Specialized Lab

University of Miami BioNUIM Nanotechnology Lab

The laboratory suite for BioNIUM is a cutting-edge nanotechnology initiative at the University of Miami. The project involved designing and constructing state-of-the-art facilities to support the critical research conducted by interdisciplinary teams.

The laboratory suite encompasses various areas, including office spaces, general work areas, equipment support spaces, and specialized clean rooms. The clean room laboratories, such as the ISO-6 Processing Laboratory Clean Room and ISO-5 Lithograph Laboratory Clean Room, required a unique approach due to the critical nature of the research and the absence of building HVAC capacity. We successfully implemented an independent HVAC system to ensure optimal conditions for nanotechnology fabrication and experimentation.

BioNIUM serves as a catalyst for interdisciplinary nanotechnology collaboration across the university's departments and colleges. By providing advanced nanotechnology resources, including the specialized fabrication facility, BioNIUM now empowers scientists and researchers to push the boundaries of scientific exploration and innovation.

Our experience and expertise in laboratory design and construction allowed us to create a functional and efficient environment for BioNIUM. We’re proud to have contributed to advancing nanotechnology education, science, and engineering research at the University of Miami, shaping the future of this transformative field.

The laboratory suite consists of office and general work areas, equipment support spaces, ISO-7 Gowning Space, ISO-6 Processing Laboratory Clean Room, and ISO-5 Lithograph Laboratory Clean Room. The critical nature of the research and lack of building HVAC capacity required the clean room laboratory spaces to be served by an independent HVAC system. BioNIUM focuses on catalyzing interdisciplinary nanotechnology among all University of Miami departments, Centers, Institutes, Schools and Colleges involved in education, science and engineering research. BioNIUM accomplishes this by providing nanotechnology resources that includes this highly specialized fabrication facility.

Project Owner

University of Miami


Miami, FL

Completion Date

June 2014

Project Size

2,400 SF




Whiting Turner

Delivery Method

Construction Management


Prime MEPF: Moses & Associates

University of Miami Life Sciences Clean Room
University of Miami Life Sciences Clean Room
University of Miami Life Sciences Clean Room
University of Miami Life Sciences Clean Room

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