ISE Lab reaches milestone with completion of structure
9:05 a.m., Oct. 21, 2011--The University of Delaware's new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab) has passed an important milestone with the completion of all work on the building's structural support system.
"The last of the concrete that forms the structure of the building was poured last week," said Peter Krawchyk, director of facilities planning and construction. "This milestone means we're right on schedule with the building's construction."
National training ground
In the next phase of construction, the building's exterior will start going up.
The ISE Lab, located at the corner of Academy Street and Lovett Avenue, is a 194,000-square-foot facility that will bring together teaching, learning and research in an integrated way.
It will include classroom and teaching laboratories, core research facilities for teams of researchers and space of for the University of Delaware Energy Institute, the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, the Delaware Environmental Institute and the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation.
The ISE Lab is scheduled for completion in 2013.