RIT’s College of Engineering Dedicates New Multi-Million Dollar Research Wing

New facility will be officially opened during a ceremony on the RIT campus




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A. Sue Weisler

RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering dedicated a new multi-million dollar research wing of the James E. Gleason Building during a Sept. 7 ceremony. The wing houses the Department of Computer Engineering, the Brinkman Machine Tools and Manufacturing Laboratory and space for student projects through the college's multidisciplinary senior design program.

The Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology will dedicate a new multi-million dollar research wing of the James E. Gleason Building during a ceremony at 2:15 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7, in front of the north entrance of the building. The wing will house the Department of Computer Engineering, the Brinkman Machine Tools & Manufacturing Laboratory and space for student projects through the college’s multidisciplinary senior design program. Student project work and the new laboratories will both be featured during a tour immediately following the ceremony.

The construction was funded through the efforts of several donors including the Gleason Foundation, the Brinkman Family Fund and Harris Corp.

WHAT:Dedication of new research wing of the James E. Gleason Building
WHO:Bill Destler, RIT President
Harvey Palmer, Dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering
Representatives from the Gleason Foundation, Brinkman International and Harris Corp.
WHEN:Sept. 7, 2007
2:15 p.m.
WHERE: In front of the James E. Gleason Building
RIT Campus
200709/20070907.jpg

A. Sue Weisler

RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering dedicated a new multi-million dollar research wing of the James E. Gleason Building during a Sept. 7 ceremony. The wing houses the Department of Computer Engineering, the Brinkman Machine Tools and Manufacturing Laboratory and space for student projects through the college's multidisciplinary senior design program.