Ribbon cutting at UD's new lab
By Tom Lehman

Video player now loading; please wait...
VIDEO: UD President Patrick Harker and Provost Domenico Grasso and Governor Jack Markell discuss the ISE Lab.

The University of Delaware cut the ribbon on the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Lab on Thursday, recognizing the completion of the 194,000 square foot facility this year.

WDEL's Tom Lehman reports...

Click here to listen

University President Patrick Harker called the ISE lab a "dream come true" and the advanced technology, classrooms and individual lab rooms are a major pull for out-of-state talent.

"We have a faculty member who came from the University of Michigan a few years ago because this building was getting built," Harker said. "Not only that, but it's going to draw more companies like a Bloom Energy."

Click here to listen

Provost Domenico Grasso says the new labs and classrooms are configured to encourage more hands on learning.

Grasso said students will listen to lectures but also get to become more involved in experiments and research because of how many classrooms and labs are arranged next to each other.

"It's no longer 'sage on the stage,' it's more like 'guide on the side,'"Grasso said.

Click here to listen

The lab's research wing has an imaging and microscopy suite
along with a 10,000 square foot nanofabrication facility.

You can read more about the lab on the university's website.

Copyright © Sep 20, 2014, WDEL/Delmarva Broadcasting Company. All Rights Reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

WDEL News Tools:
Printer friendly version
Back to homepage

 Latest News

 Follow Us

Facebook Twitter
RSS Mobile
Email Updates

Copyright © 2014, Delmarva Broadcasting Company. All Rights Reserved.   Terms of Use.
WDEL Statement of Equal Employment Opportunity and Outreach