University of Michigan-Dearborn Plans Engineering Laboratory Building

Published 10-28-2017

The University of Michigan is planning to begin construction in spring of 2018 on the $90 million Engineering Laboratory Building (ELB) in Dearborn. Designed by SmithGroupJJR, the 120,000-sf project will include 63,000 sf of new construction and 57,000 sf of renovated space. Promoting collaborative learning and innovation, the multidisciplinary facility will offer 28 labs, 23 faculty offices, and five general classrooms. Providing space for joint research and development with industry partners, the ELB will feature specialized labs for the study of bioengineering, cybersecurity, robotics, and power engineering. Completion is expected in fall of 2020. 

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