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Engineering VI Groundbreaking Held

Groundbreaking for Engineering VI

The UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science held a groundbreaking ceremony for the future Engineering VI building on Friday, October 26.

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 Engineering VI
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 L to R: Associate Dean Jane P. Chang; Rep. Henry A. Waxman; Dean Vijay K. Dhir; Chancellor Gene Block; Henry Samueli '75, MS '76, PhD '80, Co-Founder and CTO, Broadcom Corporation; Stella Fiotes; Chief Facilities Management Officer, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Aaron Cohen, '58, Founder, Vice Chairman and Senior Vice President, National Technical Systems.

 

Engineering VI will be constructed in two phases, Phase 1 will provide more than 61,000 critical square feet and will be the home of the Western Institute of Nanoelectronics on Green Engineering and Metrology. Funding for Phase 1 has been secured by a generous grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and support from the school, campus and a number of dedicated donors. Phase 2, will have six levels and add an additional 89,000 square feet. Engineering VI will be built to LEED-Gold standards, the second-highest national environmental ranking for green buildings.

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Electrical engineering professor Alan J. Laub welcomes the audience.
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Chancellor Gene D. Block
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Dean Vijay K. Dhir
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The Honorable Henry A. Waxman
U.S. Representative, 30th Congressional District of California
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Stella Fiotes
Chief Facilities Management Officer
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

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Henry Samueli '75, MS '76, PhD '80
Co-Founder and CTO, Broadcom Corporation
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Close-up of the groundbreaking ceremony's commemorative shovel
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Engineering VI


Photos by Don Liebig, ASUCLA Photo.