Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Working Committee
Director of Lab
Coordinator of Lab

NSEL Coordinator


Timothy J. Prunkard

Timothy J. Prunkard has more than 35 years of experience in manufacturing, construction, facility management, and custom machining.

Mr. Prunkard is responsible for all operations of the CEE machine shop, Newmark Laboratory, Hydro-Systems Lab, and the ATREL research facility in Rantoul, managed by the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. Mr. Prunkard also manages industrial testing for outside entities interested in using the Newmark Lab, with extensive experience with uniaxial static and cyclic fatigue testing. Newmark lab currently supports up to 600-kip testing, with lab capabilities including temperature-controlled tests and custom-designed test setups.

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