IUS Research Center opened

By cutting of the red ribbon during the ceremony held on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, IUS Lab building was officially opened by Prof. Dr. Adem Baştürk, president of the IUS Board of Trustees, Mr. Hasan Topaloğlu, president of the Foundation for Education Development Sarajevo, Prof. Dr. Hilmi Ünlü, Rector, as well as by the present Members of the Board of Trustees and Foundation for Education Development and Deans of IUS.

The Lab building, with an area of 1.300 m2, will consist of labs for: bioengineering, genetics, chemistry, physics, mechatronics and electronics, and computer sciences. In accordance with the needs of the Centre, labs will be equipped with the latest technologies, thanks to the founder of International University of Sarajevo, Foundation for Education Development Sarajevo (SEDEF).

The Program of the Opening was started with the introductory speech by Mr. Hasan Topaloğlu who informed guests on the development of IUS Campus and future plans. "We believe that research that is to be conducted in this Lab building will have big influence on the science in Bosnia and Herzegovina, region and the world" said Mr. Topaloğlu adding that the work on the Campus infrastructure will continue.

Besides the Lab building, ARCH FabLab, located in the main Faculty building was also officially opened and handed for use to students and professors. ARCH FabLab has been equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities for architectural model making such as CNC laser engraving and cutting system, and CNC Milling Machine. ARCH FabLab is an important step in our aim to provide a high-level education to our students with an extensive, and growing, range of laboratories and workshop facilities.