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‚ÄčGet directions from Map Quest, Google Maps, or equivalent tools. But the real problem is parking. There is no visitor parking on campus. Your best bet is to find an open spot somewhere on Oxford St. and feed the meter.

Phone: Brenda Mathieu

+ 1 (617) 496-5745

E-mail: bmathieu[at] seas [dot]

Office Address: Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA, USA 02138


Lab Address: Engineering Sciences Laboratory, 58 Oxford Street, Lab #305, Cambridge MA, USA 02138

We are located on the first and bottom floors of Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA on the main Harvard campus.




Our Lab is located on the 3rd Floor (305) of the Engineering Sciences Lab building, across the street from Pierce Hall at 58 Oxford Street.  We are also located on the 2nd floor of this building.


For more information see: Harvard campus map



The subway in Boston is the MBTA (aka "the T"). This is probably the best way to get to the Harvard campus from downtown or from the Logan Airport. You can use the MBTA Trip Planner Tool to find out which subway and/or bus lines you need to take.


We are located a short walking distance from the HARVARD station on the RED LINE. Once you arrive at Harvard square, use these directions:


Exit the HARVARD station via the CHURCH STREET / HARVARD YARD exit. This is a secondary exit, and not the main exit. As you exit through the turnstiles, follow the signs for HARVARD YARD and take the left-hand exit stairs to street level.


Once you arrive at the top of the exit stairs, the main campus gate will be just ahead of you on the right.


Walk through the main campus gate into the Old Yard.


As you get into the Yard, take a left and walk (north) through the Yard, exiting through one of the two north gates. As you exit the Yard there will be a big odd-looking building in front of you. That's the Science Center, donated by the Polaroid Corp. in the 1970s and designed to look like an old-fashioned camera.


After having reflected on the fleeting nature of architectural tastes, go around the Science Center to the right and walk north. You are now on Oxford St. 50 m on your left is Pierce Hall, an early-20th century red brick building.


Walk in through the first entrance and up a short set of stairs. For Elsie Sunderland, take a left and then a right down a short hall to Pierce 107B.


Sunderland Lab

Group Administrator: Brenda Mathieu

Address: 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138

E-mail:  bmathieu [at]

Phone: +1 (617) 496-5745

Fax: +1 (617) 495-4551