Foundation funds work to expand indoor navigation system for blind users
September 15, 2014 • By Kirstin Swagman
Reader's Digest funding will allow Eelke Folmer to integrate his indoor navigation system NAVATAR with Google Maps.
Flirtey flies to the US for high-tech testing and market development
September 2, 2014 • By 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.
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.
James Bridegum named University of Nevada, Reno’s 2014 Herz Gold Medalist
May 15, 2014 • By Natalie Savidge
Carson High School graduate caps academic career.
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.
University student team wins graduate division of Governor’s Cup
April 22, 2014 • By Nicole Shearer
Second place for graduate and undergraduate division taken by University of Nevada, Reno teams
WICSE encourages women engineers with April 25 seminar
April 22, 2014 • Staff Report
"Most Significant Bit" to emphasize increased participation of women in computing and IT programs
Computer science and engineering student wins Google Lime Scholarship
April 17, 2014 • By Kirstin Swagman
First-year Ph.D. student wins Google Lime Scholarship for his research on human-computer interaction for blind individuals.
University partners with local agencies to teach kids to code
April 8, 2014 • By Kirstin Swagman
University volunteers join with Discovery Museum and CodeReno.org to host introduction to coding and kick off a coding contest for area kids.
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
University alumna receives prestigious mathematics research fellowship
March 11, 2014 • By Patrick Harris
Deanna Needell will continue her studies on signal and image processing and compression.
New Cyber Security Center to develop education, research, industry collaboration
January 13, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The new Cyber Security Center will support economic development through education, research and outreach to industry by addressing the growing national challenge of cyber security.
Student group receives grant to fund computer science seminar for women
December 17, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
WiCSE received a seed grant from a national organization to host a seminar aimed at encouraging young women to get involved in computing and technology.
University hosts Hour of Code for Washoe County students
December 11, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Students ages 6 to18 are invited to participate in the University's Hour of Code event Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14
Computer science and engineering students take 6th at programming competition
November 25, 2013 • Staff Report
Students from the student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery placed 6 out of more than 70 teams at the regional programming competition at Brigham Young University in October.
Dr. David Feil-Seifer joins Computer Science and Engineering Department
September 30, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
New assistant professor focuses on developing robotic systems that can help in health care, therapeutic settings
Navatar Glass App may help blind individuals navigate indoor environments
September 30, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Navatar, a technology developed in the Engineering Department to help the blind navigate indoor environments, may become more usable, accurate and non-obtrusive using the popular wearable computing technology called Google Glass.
New unmanned autonomous systems minor degree offered by College of Engineering in spring semester
September 20, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
New unmanned autonomous systems minor degree offered by College of Engineering.