University of Maryland Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation Building
Facility Programming and Consulting developed a program for the the new Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering. The facility offers a gateway to showcase excellence in computer science education and research. A hub for technology, collaboration and discovery, the Brendan Iribe Center embodies the University’s excellence and provides space for students, faculty and staff to be the future. In this new center, students and faculty alike will experiment and create in open work areas and makerspaces filled with natural light. Flexible classrooms promote teamwork and active learning, and welcoming common areas extend the collaborative environment to the broader community. The building’s six floors support groundbreaking research in virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, robotics, computer vision, algorithms, programming languages and systems.
The building provides space for nationally recognized centers of interdisciplinary research in cybersecurity, data science, computational biology and other fast-growing tech fields. The advances developed here will create a virtuous cycle of innovation, establishing Maryland tech companies and adding to the state’s economic development.