Jacksonville University is building space for its science, technology, engineering, arts and math program.
The STEAM Center comprises 14,500 square feet in the Lazzara Health Sciences Center on the Arlington campus at 2800 University Blvd. NOT
A building permit application submitted to the city lists PQH Group as the designer and Stellar as the contractor for the $2 million project.
Both are based in Jacksonville.
Floor plans submitted with the application show classrooms and labs for animatronics, cybersecurity, cybercrime, robotics, and drones. Design, graphic design, illustration and film production studios are also featured.
According to an article published on The Wave, JU’s online news center, the center will be equipped with traditional and innovative manufacturing processes, as well as the latest in class technology, a dedicated maker area and a active learning.
The facility will include laboratory technology for undergraduate and graduate research projects in engineering, robotics, process control, artificial intelligence, thermodynamics, power systems and machine theory.
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