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Sridhar leveraging U of I COVID testing


KR Sridhar
KR Sridhar

MechSE alumnus KR Sridhar (PhDME '90), the CEO of Bloom Energy, is expanding the U of I’s COVID testing to the Silicon Valley.

His efforts include the development of a new $1.5 million laboratory for processing the saliva tests, following the Urbana-Champaign campus’s lead.

“This economy simply cannot wait for months to get back, so we think it’s really essential,” Sridhar said.

Read the full article on the project.