The University of North Texas College of Engineering is adding a new 26,250-square-foot building to its Discovery Park campus.
The state-of-the-art building will house the Department of Biomedical Engineering and enable distance learning through connectivity and projectors. It will contain two large research labs, three teaching labs and three classrooms, one of which will be tiered and seat 175 students.
Bathrooms to remain closed through May 10Tue, 03/05/2019 - The bathrooms on the north-west end of the building on the first and second levels will be closed for construction through May 10. Previously, the bathrooms were scheduled to be re-opened March 10. However, the deadline has been extended to allow... Read more.
Closure: Bathrooms and stairsWed, 02/13/2019 - The bathrooms and the stairs on the north-west end of the building will be closed due to construction Feb. 18 through March 10. Construction crews will be removing the temporary walls in the area, painting, installing the storefront and flooring,... Read more.
North-West Stair Closure 12/17-1/4Wed, 12/05/2018 - The stairs on the north-west end of the building will be closed due to construction Dec. 17 through Jan. 4. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to use the stairs located near the cafeteria in the middle of the hallway or any of the elevators... Read more.
Roofing to begin next weekFri, 10/05/2018 - Roofing will begin on the Biomedical Engineering building next week and continue through the next few weeks. During this time, faculty, staff, and students may notice an asphalt odor in the north-west end of the building.
Final Beam AddedMon, 09/10/2018 - The final beam for the new Biomedical Engineering building was just added! Check out the live stream vid on Facebook to see how it all went UP.
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- Where will the new biomedical engineering building be located?
- How big will the new building be?
- When will the project be completed?
- Will parking be impacted?
- Will the bus be impacted?
A look back at the groundbreaking
The groundbreaking ceremony for the new biomedical engineering building took place March 22, 2018. The special event included remarks from Department of Biomedical Engineering Founding Chair Vijay Vaidyanathan, UNT President Neal Smatresk, UNT System Chancellor Lesa Roe, and James Mayo, a biomedical engineering senior and one of the first students to graduate from the program this spring.