What: EnergySolutions donation of laboratory facility to WSU Tri-Cities
When: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2011
Where: WSU Tri-Cities, West Building atrium, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland
RICHLAND, Wash. – EnergySolutions CEO Val Christensen will present the plans for an engineering laboratory to be built at WSU Tri-Cities and then donated to WSU, including an overview of the large-scale testing and research that is to be conducted in the building.
This long-term partnership between EnergySolutions, NuVision Engineering and Washington State University will include collaborative research, engineering scholarships and internships.
Special guests from WSU will include President Elson S. Floyd and regents Scott Carson and Fran Forgette.
EnergySolutions is an international company headquartered in Salt Lake City. As a worldwide leader in the safe recycling, processing and disposal of nuclear material, the company provides innovations and technologies to the U.S. Department of Energy, commercial utilities, medical and research facilities.
In the United Kingdom, the company operates and provides nuclear decommissioning services for 22 nuclear power plants.
EnergySolutions remains committed to the future of responsible energy in the United States and to its role in helping the country achieve energy security, reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment through clean, safe and affordable energy sources.
About NuVision Engineering, Inc.
NuVision Engineering is a leading edge technology and applications engineering company focused on providing value in commercial nuclear and power plant industries, government waste remediation facilities, waste cleanup and fabrication services.
About Washington State University Tri-Cities
WSU Tri-Cities was established in 1989 as a regional campus of Pullman-based Washington State University. WSU Tri-Cities is located along the Columbia River in Richland and offers 18 bachelor’s, 10 master’s and six doctoral degrees. WSU Tri-Cities offers a supportive atmosphere for students from all walks of life. Learn more at www.tricity.wsu.edu
Melissa O’Neil Perdue, WSU Tri-Cities, 509-372-7319, cell 509-727-3094, firstname.lastname@example.org