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 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

 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.

 2015 concrete canoe team

College of Engineering concrete canoe team caps 2015 season

6/23/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe team capped their season with a sixth-place finish at the National Concrete Canoe Competition

 concrete canoe sprint

National champion concrete canoe team on their way to South Carolina

6/15/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Engineering students to defend national title in competition June 20-22.

 Jason Goodnight

2015 Nevada Medal for Bridge Engineering Winner Announced

6/11/2015 • Staff Report
Doctoral student at North Carolina State University wins award for graduate research given by Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

 UNR shuttle drives up North Virginia.

University rolls out PackTransit, new shuttle routes starting June 1

5/19/2015 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Changes to shuttle transportation, an outgrowth of the University’s Master Plan, designed to make campus less congested and safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.

 Seismic design team members Chelsea Weller, Lisa Bryant, Jordan Hayashi, Adam Mancuso and Philip Bugay

University's seismic design team ranked top ten at 2015 Seismic Competition

5/5/2015 • Staff Report
The team's structure withstood three simulated earthquakes as part of the annual conference on earthquake engineering.

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