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Mathematics, Computing and Engineering Degrees & Programs

Batteries and Energy Storage Technologies

Prepare for a career in batteries and energy storage technologies with the interdisciplinary minor at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Biomedical Engineering

Engineers working at a computer next to a window. Biomedical engineering is a broad field that involves using technology to solve medical problems. Learn more about how to study biomedical engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Chemical Engineering

Chemical-powered car Chemical engineers apply the basic principles of chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics and related engineering disciplines to the production of goods and materials for society.

Cyber Security

Earn an interdisciplinary cyber security degree and prepare to enter the rapidly growing job market for cyber security professionals, equipped with technical expertise and IT experience.

Digital Interactive Games

The Computer Science and Engineering Department offers a minor in digital interactive games that can help students tap into a strong gaming presence in Reno and a flourishing games industry in the nearby Bay Area.

Electrical Engineering

Antenna in anechoic chamber Electrical engineering students learn about sensors, circuits, energy systems and more. At the bachelor's degree level, students can pursue an emphasis in either biomedical engineering or renewable energy.

Engineering Physics

Large Hadron Collider Students in engineering physics take courses in math, science and electrical engineering, with a heavy emphasis on physics courses.

Extractive Metallurgy

This minor is open to all students in an engineering degree program except students in the Extractive Metallurgy emphasis of the B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering program.

Geo-Engineering

Rock Formation The Geo-Engineering Ph.D. is an interdisciplinary degree that combines studies from the Department of Mining Engineering and Department of Geological Sciences, with applications in mine ventilation, mine environmental, reclamation, remediation and restoration studies, mine automation and robotics, rock mechanics, drilling and blasting, materials handling, ore reserve characterization, geostatics and mineral economics.

Materials Science and Engineering

Beaker and flask Materials science and engineering includes elements from a variety of engineering disciplines. Graduating students are at the forefront of developing and testing materials that can stand up to extreme environments or outperform existing materials. Students utilize state-of-the-art characterization tools such as chromatographs, electron microscopes, and spectrometers to study these materials.

Mathematics

PI on a chalkboard The bachelor's degrees in mathematics have options for applied mathematics, discrete mathematics/operations research, statistics, or general study.

Mechanical Engineering

Student works on a UAS Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines, and our graduates are versatile problem solvers. They learn to communicate effectively, design mechanical systems and find creative answers to real-world problems.

Metallurgical Engineering

Melting metals The technology involves converting natural mineral resources into useful products for society

Mining Engineering

Mining heavy equipment Mining Engineering trains students to perform the various functions typically exercised by mining engineers: plan, design, operate, and close mines.

Nanotechnology

Carbon nanotubes The interdisciplinary program in nanotechnology is open to all students, although it is geared towards students in engineering and science fields who seek specialization in the science and technology of processes, systems, and phenomena that occur at the nanometer size scale.

Neuroscience

Brain Scan Image Students and faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno have the unique opportunity to study within this specialized area of research with access to cutting-edge technology, such as a new functional MRI facility—a partnership between our Center for Integrative Neuroscience and the Renown Health medical center.

Nuclear Packaging

This unique 9-credit graduate certificate program prepares students for employment in fields related to packaging nuclear or other radioactive materials.

Statistics

Statistics is the mathematical study of the organization, analysis, interpretation of data.

Unmanned Autonomous Systems (UAS)

A UAS flies in a lab Unmanned autonomous systems fuse mechanical systems and computing technologies to create intelligent systems capable of interacting with the complexities of the real world. Students learn to design, engineer and operate these groundbreaking systems in our new interdisciplinary minor.

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