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News

After a few days of cleaning, curtain hanging, and moving, all of our stuff is now in the one place! Thank you to the Douberly lab for lending us space over the past year!

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The laser lab is ready for move-in!

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Dimmable LED's over the laser table.

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The second pump room is repaired and electrical and AC systems are starting to get installed.

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Work continues in the laser lab.

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The electrical raceways are going up on the platforms.

The laser lab:

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The hood is getting installed in the prep lab.

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The platforms are getting installed.

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Work continues in the prep lab.

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The doors are now Dawg red!

It's a great day to install some optical tables!

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The new AC units are getting installed.

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The optical tables arrived and are waiting at Central Receiving.

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The casework is done and the power system is getting installed.

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The casework arrived and is being installed.

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The casework boxes line the hallway.

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I have never been so excited to see floor tile!

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The trenches seen in the earlier photos were a surprise finding when they pulled up the old tile. It turns out that this was a teaching lab at one point and there were trenches with steam lines dug in the floor that nobody knew about. They have been filled and sealed and we now have a real floor!

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Here are some pictures of what the lab looked like on Dec 15, 2016. The first picture is of the laser lab and the second is a smaller room for a prep lab.

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The pre-construction meeting, even though you can see the walls are already framed and demolition of the old infrastructure has begun.

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Here it is a few days later, Nov 11. The old lights were taken out and the wall is starting to go up.

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The lab renovations have started! The lab space is almost empty and the architects and engineers are nearing completion of the plans. 

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Thank you to the Duncan lab for clearing out all of the stuff that was here. This is July 21, 2016.

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