The Heikkila Chemistry and Advanced Materials Science Building (HCAMS) is a cutting-edge facility at the forefront of scientific research and innovation. Equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories and advanced materials research capabilities, it serves as a hub for interdisciplinary collaboration and scientific breakthroughs, positioning it as a cornerstone of scientific exploration and academic excellence.
As a trusted partner of UMD and experts in helping advance both higher education, but also facilities including dedicated lab spaces, both for research and higher learning. In delivering the project for the school, McGough enabled them to transform the student and faculty experience, continuing to make UMD a vibrant place to work, learn and visit for years to come.
Completed the HCAMS center creates functional, open ﬂoor plans for lab ﬂexibility, while concentrating resources for research efficiency, energy efficiency, and collaboration. The 68,000 SF building is ﬂexibly designed to adapt to ever-changing science developments, including technological advances and the evolution of teaching and research pedagogies. The facility includes nine labs, a large lecture room, general classrooms, math and science tutoring center, facility offices, support space, and a skyway connecting to the main campus across University Drive.