More Than 100 Attend Groundbreaking Celebration
More than 100 alumni, officials, distinguished guests and Ohio State faculty, staff and students celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Wireless Communication/Radio Frequency Research Building on Friday, December 11, 2009. This new building will house the faculty, researchers, students and staff of the ElectroScience Laboratory.
Colloquium: Life Experiences of Alumni & Future Directions in RF Technologies
A historical overview presentation of the ElectroScience Laboratory was also shared and is available online (pdf).
Following the colloquium, ESL students presented fourteen posters that crossed the breadth and diversity of current research done at the ElectroScience Laboratory. Information and abstracts about the posters are available in PDF format.
More than 100 Attended the Groundbreaking Ceremony & Reception
More than 100 alumni, local, state and university officials; distinguished guests and Ohio State faculty, staff and students braved the cold to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Wireless Communication/Radio Frequency Research Building on December 11, 2009.
Remarks at the ceremony were made by: John Volakis, Director, ElectroScience Laboratory; Gregory Washington, Interim Dean, College of Engineering; Doug Aschenbach, President, SciTech; Norm Chagnon, Executive Director, Ohio Third Frontier Commission; Robert Lee, Chair, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering; and E. Gordon Gee, President, The Ohio State University.
“I would like to sincerely thank everyone who helped make this building and groundbreaking celebration a reality, including Interim Dean Gregory Washington, ECE Department Chair Robert Lee, SciTech President Doug Aschenbach, the Ohio Third Frontier Commission and the Ohio Department of Development,” Volakis said. “I would also like to thank everyone who traveled near and far to celebrate this momentous occasion with us, including many ESL alumni from across the country.”
A reception was held inside the ElectroScience Laboratory following the ceremony. Students, faculty and researchers gave tours of several ESL facilities including the Anechoic Chamber, Clean Room, Integrated Wireless Communication Systems Lab, the Northrop Radar Lab and the Optics Lab.
The Ohio State University partnered with the Science and Technology Campus Corporation