Gov. Rick Snyder (third from right) joins University of Michigan officials and other guests to break ground for the new Center of Excellence in Nano Mechanical Science and Engineering, funded in part by a grant from NIST. The 62,880-square-foot addition to the G.G. Brown Laboratories will enable researchers to study the forces at work at the smallest scales and to advance nanotechnologies in energy, manufacturing, health care and biotechnology. Participating in the ceremony were, from left: Jeremy Keeny of U.S. Rep. John Dingell's office, Barbara McCallahan of U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow's office, College of Engineering Dean David Munson, U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology Patrick Gallagher, Snyder, President Mary Sue Coleman and Provost Phil Hanlon.
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April 11, 2014
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