Ground broken for MU engineering research facility

February 22, 2011 | 8:00 p.m. CST
From left, Noah Manring, chairman of MU's department of electrical and computer engineering; Jim Henley, construction engineer; Marty Walker, director of administrative services for MU's College of Engineering; Jim Thompson, dean of the College of Engineering; Randy Curry, director of the Center for Physical and Power Electronics; and Sam Kiger, associate dean of research for the College of Engineering, broke ground Tuesday to celebrate the start of construction of an addition to the Center for Physical and Power Electronics.

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