UT Tyler Office of News and Information

MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Tyler SPEA Computer Engineering Laboratory Dedication

October 4, 2010

Media Contact:
Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
News and Information
The University of Texas at Tyler

The College of Engineering and Computer Science will hold a dedication ceremony for its new SPEA Computer Engineering Laboratory, Dr. James Nelson, College of Engineering and Computer Science dean, announced.

The public event will be 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 4 at the UT Tyler Bill Ratliff Engineering and Computer Science Building South, fourth floor suite and terrace.

SPEA-Test and Automation has provided an endowment that includes equipment that will prepare graduates for careers in semiconductor engineering.

“College industry partnerships are the best way to introduce high-tech jobs to invigorate the East Texas economy and we hope to have many such successful collaborations in the near future,” said Nelson.

SPEA designs and manufactures Automatic Test Equipment for microchips and electronic boards. Its systems are utilized in all hi-tech fields, such as aerospace, aeronautics, telecommunications, automotive, consumer and safety electronics.

For interviews or more information, contact Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.

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