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Guillermo Aramendia in front of the Matterhorn in Switzerland

Electrical engineering graduate student wins ThinkSwiss research scholarship

Scholarship promotes international collaboration among researchers and students

Students listening to lecture in a classroom

University adds 15 new academic programs

New programs range from a minor in geography geotechnologies to graduate certificates in nuclear packaging

Yantao Shen robotics for the blind

Robotics to help blind and visually impaired to recognize objects

12/15/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Department of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor Yantao Shen developing a hand-worn robotic device that will help millions of blind and visually impaired people navigate or assist in their ability to pre-locate, pre-sense and grasp an object.


Maker Faires exhibit makerspace technology to congressmen and public

6/23/2015 • Annie Conway
Students and faculty represent University of Nevada, Reno at National and Capitol Hill Maker Faire

Student receives award from president.

Student recognized by governor for research efforts

6/4/2015 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Majidi awarded and recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher.

University honors 2015 Foundation Professors

5/14/2015 • Roseann Keegan
Names of outstanding teaching, research honorees to be engraved in the University’s granite pillars.

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

Banmali Rawat

Electrical engineering professor named honorary visiting professor in India

4/21/2015 • Staff Report
Banmali's Rawat's honorary position at a top Indian technical school will enable international collaboration and research.

Grad schools, programs ranked among the nation’s best

3/20/2015 • Jane Tors
University of Nevada, Reno earns four graduate school, 23 graduate program rankings.

Flirtey UAV company

Flirtey flies to the US for high-tech testing and market development

9/2/2014 • 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 camp

Students test fly mini-copters in inaugural UAS summer camp

6/20/2014 • 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 Shen

E-Braille research gets prestigious National Science Foundation support

5/28/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering Yantao Shen has received a $418,802 National Science Foundation CAREER.

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