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CB&I Advanced Prototyping and Manufacturing Lab Ribbon Cutting Set for Monday

The renovation of the former mechanical engineering machine shop was made possible by a generous gift from CB&I, a leading provider of technology and infrastructure in the energy industry.

WHAT: CB&I Advanced Prototyping and Manufacturing Laboratory ribbon-cutting ceremony

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Monday (Jan. 30)

WHERE: CB&I Advanced Prototyping and Manufacturing Laboratory, basement of the Texas Tech University Mechanical Engineering North Building, north end of engineering key

EVENT: Thanks to a $1.6 million gift from the CB&I corporation, renovations to the former mechanical engineering machine shop have been completed and will be revealed to the public at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Texas Tech students will now be able to take advantage of the latest technologies in additive manufacturing through which they can develop a tactile and functional understanding of mechanical and theoretical principles to enhance their engineering education and experience.

Officials with Texas Tech, the Whitacre College of Engineering and CB&I will be on hand for the ceremony.

CONTACT: Jim Kennedy, director of marketing and communications, Whitacre College of Engineering, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-0893 or jim.kennedy@ttu.edu


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Whitacre College of Engineering

The Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering has educated engineers to meet the technological needs of Texas, the nation and the world since 1925.

Approximately 4,300 undergraduate and 725 graduate students pursue bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees offered through eight academic departments: civil and environmental, chemical, computer science, electrical and computer, engineering technology, industrial, mechanical and petroleum.

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