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 approximately 200 students.
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.
Water Outage August 1 - 7 am - 9 amFri, 07/27/2018 - Due to continued construction on the new Biomedical Engineering building, there will be a water outage on the 2nd floor of the College of Engineering Building on Wednesday, August 1, from 7 am until 9 am.
Pouring Concrete July 27Thu, 07/19/2018 - Sundt Construction will begin pouring concrete at 3 a.m. July 27 for the biomedical engineering building. Loud noise may be possible during this time.
Bathroom Closure 7-8 a.m. July 5Thu, 06/28/2018 - On July 5, construction crews will remove the water fountains located near the first floor women’s bathroom (K100) and second floor men’s bathroom (C238) on the north-west end of the building. In order to remove the fountains, they will... Read more.
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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.