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 NUANCE Lab-NASA run research at Reno-Stead Airport

New lab with NASA enables research of air traffic platform concepts for unmanned aircraft

NAASIC partners with NASA to benefit Nevada aerospace community

 Students prep for canoe races.

University continues 11-year-long wake of victories in regional concrete canoe competition

Engineering students look forward to upcoming national competition

 Students hang out at lake during practice for canoe event

Concrete canoe regional competition held locally this year

University of Nevada, Reno proud to host annual series of engineering competitions on campus and the Sparks Marina

 Engineering students work on concrete canoe.

Fun through adversity: students overcome challenges of building concrete canoe

3/18/2016 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Three participants express the enjoyment and growth they experience from the annual engineering event.

 UAS SAR Symposium

Emergency responders to learn about, explore uses of unmanned autonomous vehicles

3/16/2016 • Mike Wolterbeek
The first-ever symposium on the uses of aerial robotics systems and autonomous vehicles for emergency first responders is being held April 6-8.

 search and rescue UAS symposium

Emergency responders to learn about, explore uses of autonomous vehicles

2/18/2016 • Mike Wolterbeek
The first-ever symposium on the uses of autonomous robotics systems and vehicles for emergency first responders is being hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno April 6-8.

 Sesh Commuri

New technical director joins University’s robotics systems innovation center

2/11/2016 • Mike Wolterbeek
Sesh Commuri has been named Technical Director of NAASIC, the University's robotics systems and intelligent machine research and industry collaboration.

 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.

 cybersecurity education for teachers

Amping up cybersecurity, computing training for Nevada teachers

12/3/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Nevada middle and high school teachers can apply to Cybersecurity Center for summer program to enhance classroom offerings

 Western Regional Superpave Center

Pavement research sets stage for new federal highway improvement models

12/2/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
The College of Engineering Pavement/Materials Program is transforming a 30-year-old federal highway fuel economy formula.


Mechanical engineering students hear inside story of Volkswagen emissions scandal

11/17/2015 • Jane Tors
Worldwide reaction sparked by project conducted by former students and lab of University’s VPRI.

 Glenn Miller

Roadside gumweed in Nevada could be used as jet fuel for the military

11/16/2015 • Whip Villarreal
College of Ag, Biotech and Natural Resources aims to covert roadside gumweed in Nevada into jet fuel for the military

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