The College of Engineering is making headlines. Our faculty accomplishments, student work and research breakthroughs are attracting attention from media outlets on and off-campus.
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.
University professor to be honored at National Groundwater Expo
November 7, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
Scott Tyler will receive the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering in December.
Building for student success
November 1, 2013 • By Nicole Shearer
Expanded Earthquake Engineering Lab nears completion as other major University construction projects move forward .
Tier-1 transportation research centers approved for University
October 28, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The University has received two Tier-1 University Transportation Center grants from Dept. of Transportation.
Old technology enables new approaches to sustainability
October 24, 2013 • By Kirstin Swagman
New director of Renewable Energy Center focuses on low-cost approaches to manufacuturing renewable energy materials
Campus to participate in Great Nevada ShakeOut Thursday
October 15, 2013 • By Patrick Harris
550,000 Nevada participants, including the University of Nevada, Reno, will practice for an earthquake.
NV Energy Foundation pledges $450,000 to renewable energy studies
October 11, 2013 • Staff Report
University of Nevada, Reno reaches $2 million in funding for renewable energy research since 2007.
Malawian inventor, author and student William Kamkwamba to speak at Student Union
October 4, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
William Kamkwamba, co-author of the New York Times best-selling book, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope, will give a public lecture Saturday, Oct. 19.
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
A summer of Steinway success
September 30, 2013 • By Natalie Savidge
Engineering student Cameron Chappell blends music, engineering during summer internships.
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 data shows agricultural anabolic steroids regenerate in aquatic ecosystems
September 26, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Research finds new reversion mechanism allows unexpected persistence of steroidal substances in aquatic environments.
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.