MEDIA ADVISORY: Brunsfield Centre, a playground for engineering students to experiment and learn

Posted on Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The University of Ottawa invites members of the media to the inauguration of the Brunsfield Centre.  The centre's leading edge facilities offer engineering students the space, resources and equipment necessary to design, manufacture and test complex prototypes such energy-efficient cars, unmanned planes, helicopters and submarines. This type of learning through experimentation inspires future engineers and budding entrepreneurs, while allowing them to prepare for pre-professional competitions.

WHAT: Inauguration of the Brunsfield Centre, Faculty of Engineering
WHEN: Tuesday, April 8, 2014, speeches at 3:30 p.m.,
student project showcase at 4:10 p.m.
WHERE: 200 Lees Avenue, Room A139

The Brunsfield Centre was created through a donation from alumnus Dato' Ir Gan Thian Leong, founder and managing director of the Brunsfield Group of Companies.  Dato' Ir Gan Thian Leong will be present for the inauguration.

Information for media:

Danika Gagnon
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Cell: 613-863-7221
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2981
danika.gagnon@uOttawa.ca

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