Groundbreaking Ceremony

The next step in the future of ECE ILLINOIS was taken October 7, 2011, as ground was broken on the site of the new building. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn joined University of Illinois President Michael Hogan, Vice President of the University and Urbana-campus Chancellor Phyllis Wise, College of Engineering Dean Ilesanmi Adesida, and ECE Department Head Andreas Cangellaris to launch the construction of the building.

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“The ECE department has a rich legacy of achievement … and this new facility is an investment that will pave the way for new generations of breakthrough technology,” President Hogan said at the event.

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