Lyle Facilities

The Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering offers students some of the finest teaching and advanced research facilities in the nation.  Undergraduate and graduate students engage in hands-on applications and problem solving with faculty mentors desiring to make a difference in the world through design ingenuity and collaborative investigation.


Caruth Hall is home to the Computer Science Department; the Operations Research and Engineering Management Department; the Caruth Institute for Engineering Education; the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership; the Hunter and Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity; and the Deason Innovation Gymnasium.


Named in honor of J. Lindsay Embrey ’45 and opened in 2006 as the first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold building at SMU. This building has 50,000 square feet and is home to the Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering Departments. The J. Lindsay Embrey Building is also home to the Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM) and the Center for Laser Aided Manufacturing (CLAM).

The ground floor, second and third floors house faculty offices as well as teaching and research labs. The first floor includes computer aided classrooms as well as the Dean’s Suite for the Lyle School.


Named in memory of the late Jerry R. Junkins, former chief executive officer of Texas Instruments and SMU trustee, the 50,000 square foot building opened in 2002 as the home of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and includes not only classrooms, but also state of the art research labs, including one of the largest clean rooms on a university campus.

Classrooms and lecture halls are located on the first floor. The ground floor and second floor house a variety of teaching and research labs. The third floor provides office space for faculty, staff and students.