European Shock-Tube for High Enthalpy Research

Reports from the research team

European Shock-Tube for High Enthalpy Research - Reports from the research team

Ceremony for the opening of the Loures Campus of IST

The ceremony for the opening of the Loures Campus of IST has taken place today in the ITN campus, with the presence of the President of IST, Prof. Arlindo Oliveira, the President of the Science and Technology Foundation, Prof. Miguel Seabra, the Dean of the Technical University of Lisbon, Prof. António Cruz Serra, the Mayor of Loures, Eng. Carlos Teixeira, and the Secretary of State for Science, Prof.ª Leonor Parreira.

General view of the opening ceremony

General view of the opening ceremony

What better occasion for making a short jump to the construction site and witness the latest developments?

General view of the building front

General view of the building front

View of the building gas storage room

View of the building gas storage room

View of the future experimental hall with the shock-tube slab cradle

View of the future experimental hall with the shock-tube slab cradle

View of the future experimental hall

Detail of one of the anti-seismic pads holding the 40 Tonne slab in place

View of the future experimental hall

View of the future support rooms