Peter Kiewit Institute

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Peter Kiewit Institute
Peter Kiewit Institute
Established 1996 (1996)
Type Professional school
Academic affiliation University of Nebraska
Location Omaha, Nebraska, United States41°14′50″N 96°01′00″W / 41.24722°N 96.01667°W / 41.24722; -96.01667Coordinates: 41°14′50″N 96°01′00″W / 41.24722°N 96.01667°W / 41.24722; -96.01667
Website pki.nebraska.edu

The Peter Kiewit Institute is a facility in Omaha, Nebraska, United States which houses academic programs from both the University of Nebraska at Lincoln's College of Engineering and the University of Nebraska - Omaha's College of Information Science and Technology.

Founded in 1996 in partnership with the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and companies in the private sector, PKI's goal is "to help meet the needs of the nation's technology and engineering firms by providing a top-flight education to students interested in pursuing careers in information science, technology and engineering."[1]

The Holland Computing Center, which houses the Firefly supercomputer, is located inside the institute.[2]

Colleges[edit]

  • College of Information Science and Technology – University of Nebraska at Omaha[3]
  • College of Engineering – University of Nebraska – Lincoln[4]

Degrees offered[edit]

Information Science and Technology

From the University of Nebraska at Omaha:

Engineering

From the University of Nebraska-Lincoln:

  • Civil Engineering[5]
  • Durham School of Architectural Engineering & Construction[6]
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Peter Kiewit Institute History. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
  2. ^ Holland Computing Center. Holland Computing Center Website Retrieved October 22, 2013.
  3. ^ University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and Technology
  4. ^ University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Engineering
  5. ^ Civil Engineering
  6. ^ Durham School of Architectural Engineering & Construction
  7. ^ Electrical & Computer Engineering

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