Artificial Stream and Pond Research Facility
The Artificial Stream and Pond Research Facility, located on the penthouse floor of the Michael R. and Marilyn Quinlan Life Sciences Education and Research Center, is a unique state-of-the art facility that offers the ability to conduct cutting-edge freshwater ecological research.
Faculty members and students can conduct research projects in a realistic environment year-round. Research is currently being conducted involving graduate and undergraduate students on the artificial streams. Expertise in guiding students through critical hands-on data collection and research analysis experience is a vital component of IES. Through innovative environmental research and student training, IES is poised to bring to the Chicago region valuable environmental assessment and leaders for tomorrow.