Energy Building officially opens
The new £12.5 million Energy Building officially opens today (21 March), with a launch to be attended by industry and regional government representatives, alumni, sponsors and University staff.
Speakers at the launch will include:
- Ambassador Richard H Jones (International Energy Agency)
- Jason Green (Head of RCUK Energy Programme)
- Mike Farley (Doosan Babcock energy services company)
- Professor William Gale
The Energy Building brings together under one roof the re-branded Energy Research Institute, the new Centre for Integrated Energy Research, the Energy Technology and Innovation Initiative and the Doctoral Training Centre in Low Carbon Technologies. It will serve as a physical hub for collaboration in energy research and innovation extending beyond the campus.
The Building houses 150 staff and students from the Faculty of Engineering and provides a space for collaboration between the Schools of Engineering, Earth and Environment, the Institute for Transport Studies, and other schools.Posted in: University news