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Northern Nevada businesses get fraud and cybercrime prevention tips in forum

10/28/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
In a forum hosted by Sen. Harry Reid, more than 100 northern Nevada businesses heard from experts on how to protect their businesses from cyberattacks and fraud

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Secretary of Energy Moniz visits University of Nevada, Reno to talk geothermal

10/24/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Graduate students and geothermal industry leaders met with United States Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz to talk about geothermal research and the geothermal industry in Nevada.

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Dimuzio is October Employee of the Month

10/22/2014 • Staff Report
October Employee of Month Dimuzio honored for exemplary and helpful service.

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NBC Today Show features University’s Earthquake Engineering Lab

10/17/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno’s new large-scale structures Earthquake Engineering Lab was featured Friday, Oct. 17 on NBC’s Today Show


College of Engineering hosts lecture on future of drone technology

10/3/2014 • Annie Conway
Mary (Missy) Cummings to speak at the College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series Oct. 18


NAASIC to spur autonomous systems development, receives $3 million in state funding

10/3/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Innovation hub includes active research in robotics, drones and more, plus collaboration with industry, K-12, state agencies.

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DURIP grant brings advanced research robots to University

10/3/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
State-of-the-art robots will advance research into how humans and autonomous systems can collaborate.

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Research aims to help dairy farmers generate sustainable energy

10/1/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
Collaborative grant will develop cost-effective process for farmers to generate energy from manure


NASA interns work on autonomous systems, computer vision projects

9/30/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
Three computer science and engineering students tackled research challenges for space program

New business director joins NAASIC, University’s autonomous systems innovation center

9/29/2014 • Mike Wolterbeek
Lt. Col. (ret.) Warren Rapp to lead University-based business and research development of autonomous systems with the goal of creating industry-university partnerships to commercialize technologies.

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New professor brings computational materials engineering methods to advanced manufacturing

9/24/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
Research contributes to University's strengths in advanced manufacturing, energy efficiency

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Foundation funds work to expand indoor navigation system for blind users

9/15/2014 • Kirstin Swagman
Reader's Digest funding will allow Eelke Folmer to integrate his indoor navigation system NAVATAR with Google Maps.

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