Oct. 17: ISE Lab celebration
Ribbon cutting, reception, tours, public talk mark ISE Lab dedication
1:34 p.m., Sept. 20, 2013--The campus community will celebrate the opening of the University of Delaware’s Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory on Thursday, Oct. 17.
The festivities include a ribbon cutting, reception, tours and the marquee event, a conversation with KR Sridhar, principal co-founder and chief executive officer of Bloom Energy.
New Blue Hens arrive
All events are free and open to the public. RSVP online.
• 2-3:15 p.m., Mitchell Hall
Special Feature: A Conversation with KR Sridhar, principal co-founder and chief executive officer, Bloom Energy.
Nancy Karibjanian, adjunct professor, Department of Communication, will moderate a conversation with energy pioneer Sridhar on the topic, “From Classroom to Consumer: Transforming Breakthrough Ideas Into Profitable Solutions.”
• 3:30-4 p.m., ISE Lab Courtyard
Ribbon Cutting and Dedication
UD President Patrick Harker, Provost Domenico Grasso and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell will dedicate the first laboratory building erected on campus in 20 years, recognizing and celebrating those whose vision and generosity made its construction possible.
• 4-5:30 p.m., ISE Lab
Reception and Tours of ISE Lab
Guests, faculty, staff and students are invited to explore ISE Lab. Students and faculty will demonstrate research and class projects throughout the building.
Photo by Evan Krape