Hall for Discovery and Learning Research

Opened: 2009

Cost: $25 million


Discovery Learning Research Center
207 S. Martin Jischke Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Major Funding

Susan Bulkeley Butler, Sally and Ken Mason


More than 56,000 assignable square feet, including 38,400 square feet for labs, offices, conferences and meetings.


This building is home to the Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN), Joint Transportation Research Program, Center for Innovative and Strategic Transformation of Alkane Resources (CISTAR), Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience and the Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease.

Unique Features

The building houses an instrumentation lab, which is administered by Purdue’s Center for Analytical Instrumentation Development (CAID). The lab develops technologies for use in research in drug discovery, clinical diagnostics, environmental monitoring, and combating chemical and biological terrorism.


Eric Ridgely, Building Deputy