Press Release 076/2012

New Rooms for KIT Institutes

Building of About 2500 Square Meters in Area on Campus North for the Steinbuch Centre for Computing and Institute of Applied Computer Science – Costs About EUR 7 Million
Das neue Institutsgebäude auf dem Campus Nord (Foto: Dieter Altenkirch)
Das neue Institutsgebäude auf dem Campus Nord (Foto: Dirk Altenkirch)

The Institute of Applied Computer Science (IAI) and the Stein-buch Centre for Computing (SCC) will now open their new building that was completed in January this year after nearly two years of construction. Journalists are cordially invited to come to the dedication on Tuesday, May 15, 10.30 hrs, building 0449, KIT Campus North. (Kindly register using the form enclosed.)

Das Programm der Eröffnung:
10:30 Uhr    Begrüßung
                     Prof. Dr. Detlef Löhe, Vizepräsident für Forschung und Information des KIT

10:40 Uhr     Bedeutung des Neubaus für die Institute
                     Prof. Dr. Hannes Hartenstein, Geschäftsführender Direktor des SCC

10:50 Uhr     Historie des Gebäudes
                     Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg Bretthauer, Leiter des
                     Instituts für Angewandte Informatik / Automatisierungstechnik

11:00 Uhr     Informationen zum Gebäude und Bauablauf
                     Reinhard Subbert, Leiter des Bau- und Projekt-managements des KIT

11:10 Uhr:    Imbiss


Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,800 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

lg, 11.05.2012


Monika Landgraf
Head of Corporate Communications, Chief Press Officer
Phone: +49 721 608-41150
Fax: +49 721 608-43658
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Monika Landgraf
Press Officer
Phone: +49 721 608-21150
Fax: +49 721 608-41150
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