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Saiid Seattle bridge columns

New “smart metal” technology to keep bridge operational in next big quake

Super-elastic metals and bendable concrete composites used for first-in-the-world application in downtown Seattle

Ian Buckle

Civil engineering professor receives Duke Lifeline Engineering Award

Ian Buckle received the honor for his leadership in earthquake engineering research

Paddlers race in canoe.

Concrete canoers take third overall in national competition

College of Engineering students at the University travelled to Texas for annual competition

Elie Hajj conducts tests for superheavy loads on asphalt

3-million-pound vehicles take a toll on nation’s roads

University of Nevada, Reno conducts full-scale pavement experiments to help agencies maintain roads

2016 Nevada Concrete Canoe Team pictured next to concrete canoe

Nevada canoe team to rock the boat in Texas

Engineering students compete in National Concrete Canoe Competition

Saiid Saiidi in earthquake lab

His bridge of the future is now being built

Recipient of University’s 2016 Established Innovator Award is revolutionizing bridge engineering

Students prep for canoe races.

University continues 11-year-long wake of victories in regional concrete canoe competition

Engineering students look forward to upcoming national competition

Students hang out at lake during practice for canoe event

Concrete canoe regional competition held locally this year

University of Nevada, Reno proud to host annual series of engineering competitions on campus and the Sparks Marina

Engineering students work on concrete canoe.

Fun through adversity: students overcome challenges of building concrete canoe

3/18/2016 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Three participants express the enjoyment and growth they experience from the annual engineering event.

Western Regional Superpave Center

Pavement research sets stage for new federal highway improvement models

12/2/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
The College of Engineering Pavement/Materials Program is transforming a 30-year-old federal highway fuel economy formula.

University of Nevada, Reno Assistant Professor Yu (Frank) Yang

Studying climate change, everything from soil to the carbon sink

9/10/2015 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Assistant Professor Yu (Frank) Yang leads team researching how carbon is processed in soil.

new shake table

Nuclear facility seismic study funded by Department of Energy

7/9/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
The seismic safety of nuclear facilities and systems will be examined in a new multi-year, multi-million dollar, federally funded project to study the influence of soil on building behavior during earthquakes.

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