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Owner of A.M. Engineering Named New Face of Civil Engineering

2/23/2015 • American Society of Civil Engineers Press Release
University grad wins national honor

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Tough two-span bridge still usable after severe shaking in quake engineering test

2/9/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Engineers have demonstrated that, even after a strong earthquake or hurricane, bridges built with innovative materials and designs are not only still standing, but usable in the aftermath of a disaster.

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Civil engineering students ‘Shake It Off’ in award-winning parody video

12/31/2014 • Natalie Savidge
Grand-prize-winning video shows how engineers can safely design bridges and buildings.

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NBC Today Show features University’s Earthquake Engineering Lab

10/17/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno’s new large-scale structures Earthquake Engineering Lab was featured Friday, Oct. 17 on NBC’s Today Show

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NAASIC to spur autonomous systems development, receives $3 million in state funding

10/3/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Innovation hub includes active research in robotics, drones and more, plus collaboration with industry, K-12, state agencies.

New business director joins NAASIC, University’s autonomous systems innovation center

9/29/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Lt. Col. (ret.) Warren Rapp to lead University-based business and research development of autonomous systems with the goal of creating industry-university partnerships to commercialize technologies.

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Flirtey flies to the US for high-tech testing and market development

9/2/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno has established a new research and development partnership with Flirtey, a commercial delivery, unmanned-aerial-vehicle start-up company.

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70-foot-long concrete bridge survives series of simulated earthquakes

7/15/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
A 70-foot-long, 52-ton concrete bridge survived a series of earthquakes in the first multiple-shake-table experiment in the new Earthquake Engineering Lab.

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University’s new Earthquake Engineering Lab celebrates with grand opening

6/24/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The move is complete and experiments are underway in the University of Nevada, Reno’s new Earthquake Engineering Laboratory.

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College of Engineering concrete canoe team takes first at National competition

6/23/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe competition team won first place in the national competition Saturday in Pennsylvania beating 22 other top universities from around the country.

 UAS summer camp

Students test fly mini-copters in inaugural UAS summer camp

6/20/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Local high school students launched bottle rockets, learned about aeronautics, propulsion and robotics; and piloted baby drones in the first ever engineering UAS summer camp.

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Engineering's concrete canoe team ready to race in national competition

6/13/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe team heads to the National Concrete Canoe Competition this week to face 22 other top universities from around the country.

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