Hailed as an innovative facility that will define the next generation of research at UT Arlington, the Engineering Research Building debuts with a dedication and ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Friday, March 4.
The landmark center is UT Arlington’s largest academic facility to date and is shared by College of Engineering and College of Science researchers who are exploring new cancer treatments, working to improve detection of deadly viruses, and developing systems to help older adults live independently longer, among a multitude of projects.
The dedication ceremony will be in the new Research Quadrangle, which anchors the 234,000-square-foot Engineering Research Building that borders the Engineering Lab Building and Nedderman Hall.
The new facility houses the Departments of Computer Science and Engineering and Bioengineering, but also integrates research teams from biology, biochemistry, genomics, math, neuroscience, and physics to foster new, collaborative initiatives.
“This building is an incredible resource that will fuel our research and allow us to take advantage of resources across disciplines,” President James D. Spaniolo says. “Already we are seeing new, promising collaborations—research designed to make a difference in the lives of people and to solve real problems.”
Building tours highlighting some of the University’s most promising research collaborations will follow the ceremony. Read more about the Engineering Research Building.