Shah Smith & Associates, Inc.

Projects | Research

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Basic Science Research Building

Cost:   $174.5 Million
Location:   Houston, Texas

Shah Smith provided all electrical engineering design services associated with this 525,000 square foot research facility. The space includes six laboratory floors, two Vivarium floors including transgenic mice facilities, one intermediate mechanical level and two penthouse mechanical levels.

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Texas A&M University

Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building

Cost:   $75 Million
Location:   College Station, Texas

Shah Smith provided MEP design engineering services for a 225,000 square foot Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building. Texas A&M University is developing a Life Sciences Corridor on the College Station Campus. The intent is to provide research facilities for different disciplines of research in one building to promote collaborative research from the different disciplines.

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University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Clinical Research Building 1 & 2

Cost:   $38 Million / $40 Million
Location:   Houston, Texas

Shah Smith & Associates, Inc. provided Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing engineering design services associated with the 270,000 square foot Clinical Research Building 1 and 2, which includes a large conference center, a kitchen, cafeteria, and three levels of wet labs and offices.

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Texas A&M University

Texas Institute for Preclinical Studies (TIPS)

Cost:   $31,000,000
Location:   College Station, Texas

Shah Smith provided the MEP design for the new Texas A&M University Texas Institute for Preclinical Studies (TIPS. The TIPS facility, which is LEED certified, is comprised of three buildings totaling approximately 112,000 square feet, and will train veterinarians, physicians, scientists, technicians and engineers to meet the needs of Texas' biomedical industry, and it will serve as a key resource for training undergraduate and graduate students, and academic and industry personnel in regulatory issues.

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Texas A&M Health Science Center

Health Professions Building and Medical Education and Research Building

Architect:   FKP Architects
Location:   Bryan, Texas

The "campus in a forest" integrates education, research and clinical facilities in an inviting setting that inspires thoughtfulness, encourages collaboration and promotes healing. Phase I included the Nursing and Health Professions Education Building (HPEB), and Medical Research and Education Building (MREB) and a new central plant for providing thermal energy.

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University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Children's Cancer Research Center

Cost:   $38 Million
Location:   San Antonio, Texas

Shah Smith designed the electrical system for a four-story Children's Cancer Research Center building including one vivarium floor and three research laboratory floors. The design included an emergency power system to provide 100% redundancy of the electrical system for the vivarium during a normal power outage.

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University of Texas Health Science Center Houston

Dental Branch / Neuroscience / BREF Buildings

Cost:   $175 Million
Location:   Houston, Texas

Shah Smith &Associates, Inc. provided MEP design for a Central Plant and Electrical design engineering services for a state-of-the-art Dental School, which is part of the Research Park Complex, which encompasses 450,000 gross square feet and is comprised of three independent programs functionally connected into one facility rather than as detached, stand-alone structures.

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University of Houston

Energy Research Park

Cost:   $65 Million
Location:   Houston, Texas

Shah Smith &Associates, Inc. is part of the A/E team providing programming, design, and construction administration services to transform a 70 acre campus with 15 buildings into the Energy Research Park.

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University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Phase V Research Building

Cost:   $92 Million
Location:   Dallas, Texas

Shah Smith & Associates, Inc. provided the mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering design services associated with this 270,000 square foot, 12 story, Phase 5 Research Building tower with an Imaging Suite and an expansion of the existing Thermal Energy Plant's cooling capacity.

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Texas A&M University

Emerging Technology and Economic Development Building

Cost:   $80 Million
Location:   College Station, Texas

Shah Smith & Associates, Inc. provided the Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Design Engineering for a new 231,000 square foot Emerging Technology and Economic Development Building. The Biomedical Engineering Department consists of undergraduate laboratories, faculty research laboratories, tissue culture rooms, bio fab labs, and imaging suites.

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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Research Facilities Expansion

Cost:   $53 Million
Location:   Galveston, Texas

The Research Facilities Expansion project expands the capabilities for the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and includes a new building and the renovation and expansion of an existing building.

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Other Projects Include:

  • Texas A&M University Health Science Center — IBT Vivarium Renovations — 28,000 sq ft — $3.75 Million
  • Numerous Renovation Projects for ExxonMobil, Shell Oil and Chevron —
  • University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center — Basic Science Research Building — 525,000 sq ft — $174 Million (Electrical)
  • University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center — Replacement Research Facility — 180,000 sq ft — $60 Million (Electrical)