University leaders applaud Tesla gigafactory decision
September 8, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
University leaders are thrilled at the news that Tesla Motors will construct its gigafactory for the production of lithium-ion batteries in northern Nevada.
Students test fly mini-copters in inaugural UAS summer camp
June 20, 2014 • By 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.
Scholarship programs and research opportunities key to one grad's success
May 7, 2014 • By Kirstin Swagman
Chemical engineering senior and McNair Scholar Sarah Carl graduates with plans to pursue a Ph.D. and a career in renewable energy.
Twelfth annual Engineers Day brings nearly 300 students to campus
April 25, 2014 • By Patrick Harris
Reno middle schools visit University for engineering workshops and demonstrations.
Engineering students to showcase senior design course innovations for businesses, investors
April 24, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Fifty projects will be showcased in the Senior Capstone Innovation Day Friday, May 2 at the Lawlor Events Center.
Grad schools, programs ranked among the nation’s best
March 14, 2014 • By Jane Tors
University of Nevada, Reno earns four graduate school, 24 graduate program rankings
Old technology enables new approaches to sustainability
October 24, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
New director of Renewable Energy Center focuses on low-cost approaches to manufacturing renewable energy materials
2013 University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professors selected
May 30, 2013 • By Roseann Keegan
Iain Buxton, Dhanesh Chandra and Eric Rasmussen recognized for outstanding research and teaching achievements.
Chemical engineering professor awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair
May 29, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
Chemical engineering professor awarded prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair to conduct research in Sweden on alternative energy technologies
Honors on high
April 17, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Honors Program student Steven DelaCruz wins two of the nation's most prestigious scholarships.
University putting the E into STEM, makes engineering a K-12 focus
October 30, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
“Science in the K-12 Schools: Oh my.....do we have it WRONG!” lecture Nov. 8 at Davidson Mathematics and Science Center
New coating for aluminum developed to replace cancer-causing product
October 18, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Engineering team develops new environmentally- friendly coating for aluminum to replace carcinogenic chromate coatings
Engineering Dean Maragakis to travel to China, South Korea with Governor Sandoval
September 11, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Dean Maragakis will travel with the Governor's trade delegation to China and South Korea
University faculty win three NSHE Regents’ Awards
May 2, 2012 • By Riley Snyder
Awards granted to researchers and advisers across the state’s eight institutions who demonstrate excellence in both research and education.
Li awarded $569,000 National Science Foundation grant
May 10, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Qizhen Li, a faculty member in the University’s chemical and materials engineering department, has been awarded National Science Foundation five-year CAREER Award.
June 28, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Nevada’s concrete canoe team once again placed in the top three at the national competition.
Students paddle to victory in concrete canoe competition
April 13, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Strong backs and strong engineering propelled students from the University of Nevada, Reno to a win at the Mid-Pacific Conference concrete canoe competition.
Renewable energy technology demonstration phase begins
March 19, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A successful University of Nevada, Reno renewable energy research project is moving from the lab to the real world
Recycling spent nuclear fuel subject of University study
November 13, 2008 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Recycling spent nuclear fuel rather than storing it for millions of years in a facility such as Yucca Mountain is the subject of research project.
University researchers turn biomass into energy
November 6, 2008 • By Mike Wolterbeek
GTI research and development manager Larry Felix will be on campus Friday to give a free public seminar that includes an introduction to the thermochemical conversion of biomass into syngas.