The official opening of the Hylleraas centre

The Hylleraas Centre for Quantum Molecular Sciences is now officially open. 

The opening event was celebratet in both locations. First in Oslo, and in Tromsø the following day. There were several prominent guests attending, and in addition to other collegaues and staff. 

In particular we would like to thank Hylleraas family who attended, four generations from Hylleraas himself. 

Four generations of the Hylleraas-family
Four generations of the Hylleraas-familly at the opening of the centre.
Photo: Elina Melteig

Most of the attendants for the opening in Oslo also joined the celebration in the new premises.

A lot of people ended up in the lunch room where there were refreshments. 
Photo: Elina Melteig

The opening programme for the Hylleraas-opening in Oslo can be found here. 

The Rector at the University of Oslo, Svein Stølen, opened the ceremony. 

Rector Svein Stølen in the opening ceremony in Oslo.
Photo: Yngve Vogt

Liv Fureberg from the Research Council of Norway praised the centre in her speach and awarded a plaquet as sign of the centre status as a centre of excellence.

Centre leader Trygve Helgaker and Liv Fureberg from the Research Council of Norway. 
Photo: Yngve Vogt

The ceremony continued in Tromsø the following day. The full programme from the opening in Tromsø can be found here

Centre deputy leader Kenneth Ruud at the centre opening in Tromsø.
Photo: David Jensen

 

Published Sep. 13, 2019 1:24 PM - Last modified Sep. 17, 2019 3:36 PM