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Ambitious, University-led effort explores mobility technologies

Coalition of partners launches Intelligent Mobility to develop and test solutions for safe, clean and efficient transportation in Reno-Sparks-Carson ‘Living Lab’

A virtual reality image of a pool game

Mobile virtual reality gets a hand from University researchers

A new approach to hand tracking brings immersive, affordable virtual reality to your phone.

Kostas Alexis Autonomous Robots Lab

Aerial robots to clean nuclear waste facilities; driver-assist autonomous technology to be tested in Reno buses

Autonomous Robots Lab in College of Engineering integrating perception and intelligent systems into robotic vehicles

Eelke Folmer

Indoor navigation tool for blind individuals now available as open-source app

Navatar, developed by computer science and engineering professor Eelke Folmer, launched this month on the Android platform

Alumni Association presents Senior Scholars

University honors 2016 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 11

cybersecurity education for teachers

Amping up cybersecurity, computing training for Nevada teachers

12/3/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Nevada middle and high school teachers can apply to Cybersecurity Center for summer program to enhance classroom offerings

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University students bring big data to cancer screening in start-up launch

10/15/2015 • Kirstin Swagman
A computer science and engineering co-op program is developing a web application for men considering prostate cancer screening that combines big data and personalized results.

autonomous robot research

Robots outnumber scientists in one University lab

10/12/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
There are more robots than people in the Robotics Research Lab at the University of Nevada, Reno, but they haven’t taken over yet.

Richard Kelley demos quadcopter

Pioneering air traffic management system aims for safer drone air traffic

8/6/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno are now working on a new, low-altitude traffic management system to keep autonomous aerial vehicles safer as they cruise through increasingly crowded skies.

Nevada Dynamics after winning Sontag

Engineering capstone class leads to award-winning drone technology start-up

5/15/2015 • Kirstin Swagman
Nevada Dynamics aims to ease commercial use of drones

engineering innovation day

Students to showcase design course innovations for businesses, investors

4/30/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Senior Capstone Innovation Day showcases engineering design course projects Friday, May 1

NAVATAR app development

Eelke Folmer uses human-computer interaction research to help blind and visually impaired people

4/16/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Regents name Eelke Folmer, associate professor in the College of Engineering, as the University of Nevada, Reno recipient of the 2015 Regents' Rising Researcher Award.

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