Georgia Southern’s new Engineering and Research Building to create talent for local tech & MFG companies

On Friday, January 8th, Georgia Southern University held a socially-distanced ribbon-cutting for their new Engineering and Research building on the Statesboro campus.

The building is a part of the University’s Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing. With high-bay laboratories for large scale projects, the construction focusses on manufacturing engineering. The 80,000 square foot building houses learning studios, laboratories, classrooms, colloquiums space, reception space and meeting space. Other labs include:

  • Metal and Plastic Additive Manufacturing Labs
  • Industrial Instrumentation & Controls Lab
  • Instrumentation & Controls Lab
  • Joining & Welding Lab
  • Materials Characterization Lab
  • Nano Materials & Manufacturing Lab
  • Traditional, CNC Machining & Finishing Labs
  • Renewable Energy Roof Deck lab – Solar, Wind, Weather 

This newest addition to Georgia Southern will have benefits reaching beyond campus. The space will provide education and training for the area’s future engineers and computer tech professionals. In addition to workforce development, businesses in the region have the opportunity to work with faculty and students on research affecting their industry and fulfilling company needs.

Find out more about this facility and opportunities to partner….
Contact Reinhold Gerbsch, 
Director of Industrial Relations or 912-478-5474

To learn more about the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing, visit Georgia Southern’s department page HERE.