Center for Radiochemistry Research, OHSU

Portland, OR

Project Categories

Laboratories and Healthcare

Business Type

Research Labratory



This compact laboratory building, housing a cyclotron to generate radioisotopes for advanced cancer research, required extensive MEP coordination to meet the unique space and programming requirements.


SRG Partnership


Oregon Health & Science University

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Special features

  • Compact lab building with complex systems required tight spatial coordination for MEP systems
  • Houses a Cyclotron with dedicated chilled water system
  • Custom built hot cells required extensive coordination with MEP systems
  • Hazardous and radioactive exhaust system routed up side of adjacent building
  • Daylight harvesting coordinated with automated skylight louvers to reduce lighting energy consumption
  • USP 797 and BSL-2 Compliant