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Recent Announcements

  • Congratulations to Dr. Banmali Rawat, who was named the recipient of the IEEE Region-6 Central Area Outstanding Leadership and Professional Service Award for 2014
  • Congratulations to Dr. Banmali Rawat, who was named the recipient of the first Aditya Vikra Birla Chair -- 2013 of Aditya Birla Training & Research Center, India, for oustanding contribution in Acadmics and Research.
  • Congratulations to Drs. Yantao Shen and Xiaoshan Zhu who were awarded promotion and tenure.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Mehdi Etezadi, who is part of the Solar Energy-Water-Environment nexus group that received $23 million in funding from the National Science Foundation and Nevada System of Higher Education.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Andrzej Trzynadlowski, who has earned IEEE Fellow Membership
  • Congratulations to Dr. Mehdi Etezadi, who was given an Award of Recognition for 10 years of service from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
  • Congratulations to Dr. Xiaoshan Zhu, who is part of a five-person team receiving a $10 million grant to establish a Center of Biomedical Excellence in Integrative Neuroscience.
  • Congratulations to Sam Breen, Dylan Cockerham George Jensen, Mike Scharosch, and CJ Uber, whose senior design project CodeLock won 1st place in the Technical Paper Competition and 2nd place in the Design Competition at IEEE Region 6 competition.
  • Congratulations to Sarah Hardage, Matt Hermansen, Ben Hutchins, Cory Poulin and Matt Tanner, whose senior design project Dynamic Acoustics won 2nd place in the Technical Paper Competition and 1st place in the Design Competition at IEEE Region 6 competition.
  • Congratulations to Erik Chalko and Cliff Uber for winning 3rd place in the IEEE Region 6 Micro-Mouse Competition.

News Coverage

matt sweenyFlirtey 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.

UAS summer campStudents 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.

Yantao ShenE-Braille research gets prestigious National Science Foundation support
May 28, 2014 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering Yantao Shen has received a $418,802 National Science Foundation CAREER.

Tom SealTwelfth 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.

innovation dayEngineering 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.

SachinEngineering student selected as University’s first WISE intern
April 22, 2014 • By Patrick Harris
Sachin Mehta will work with government officials during nine-week program.

graduate studiesGrad 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

Electrical engineering students win scholarships to study power and energy
January 31, 2014 • Staff Report
Four electrical engineering undergrads have been awarded a scholarship from the IEEE Power and Energy Society to pursue studies in power and energy.

unmanned autonomous sytems minor offeredNew 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.

Computer science and engineering seniors present capstone projectsEngineering seniors present innovative products, technical solutions
May 15, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
Seniors in the departments of computer science and engineering and electrical engineering presented capstone design projects to engineering community members and peers.

Doctoral psychology student Dan McCarthyNeuroscience research gets big boost – almost $10 million
December 3, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The University has been awarded a highly competitive program grant to establish a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in integrative neuroscience.

Engineering STEM lectureUniversity putting the E into STEM, makes engineering a K-12 focus
October 30, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
“Science in the K-12 Schools: Oh we have it WRONG!” lecture Nov. 8 at Davidson Mathematics and Science Center

manos maragakisEngineering 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

Engineering seniors present new technologies for business
April 28, 2011
The seniors of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering will showcase their final projects at the senior electrical engineering design final presentations on Friday, April 29.

University takes bronze in iGEM competition
November 12, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
In the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition the team presented a project that could put a dent in mosquito-transmitted diseases.

Professor to help DOD select research projects
June 11, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
Federal funding for Nevada projects totals more than $4 million. Nevada is one of 25 states and two territories authorized to participate in the program.

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