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 Miles Greiner

NASA-funded research explores ways to beat the heat in outer space

10/9/2015 • Kirstin Swagman
A research grant from NASA enables engineers at the University to develop advanced heat-exchange technologies capable of efficiently heating and cooling equipment in outer space.

 3D Printer

The Block ‘N’ goes downtown: University Innevation Center opens

9/23/2015 • Jane Tors
University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center, ‘Powered by Switch,’ will propel innovation, economic impact.

 Yanyao Jiang

Application of lightweight magnesium in engineering design subject of new grant

9/18/2015 • Kirstin Swagman
A new National Science Foundation grant will fund a three-year study into the deformation behavior of magnesium alloys by University of Nevada, Reno Professor Yanyao Jiang.

 University of Nevada, Reno Assistant Professor Yu (Frank) Yang

Studying climate change, everything from soil to the carbon sink

9/10/2015 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Assistant Professor Yu (Frank) Yang leads team researching how carbon is processed in soil.

 UAS SAR symposium

Emergency responders to learn about, explore uses of autonomous vehicles

8/27/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
The first-ever symposium on the uses of autonomous systems and vehicles for emergency first responders is being hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno Sept. 14-16.

 Tesla Motors JB Straubel

Tesla’s JB Straubel to speak about Nevada’s clean energy future

8/25/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
JB Straubel, co-founder and chief technical officer of Tesla Motors will speak at the annual College of Engineering’s Distinguished Lecture Series Oct. 11, 2015.

 Richard Kelley demos quadcopter

Pioneering air traffic management system aims for safer drone air traffic

8/6/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno are now working on a new, low-altitude traffic management system to keep autonomous aerial vehicles safer as they cruise through increasingly crowded skies.


Gearing up for 2015 fall semester with new academic programs

8/6/2015 • Annie Conway
University adds programs ranging from cyber security minor to graduate programs in neuroscience

 Rover on display at Fleischmann Planetarium

University provides opportunities for students during NASA Rover Challenge

7/15/2015 • Matthew Ravaglioli
Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center helps students from Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology design and construct space rover for competition.

 new shake table

Nuclear facility seismic study funded by Department of Energy

7/9/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
The seismic safety of nuclear facilities and systems will be examined in a new multi-year, multi-million dollar, federally funded project to study the influence of soil on building behavior during earthquakes.

 2015 concrete canoe team

College of Engineering concrete canoe team caps 2015 season

6/23/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe team capped their season with a sixth-place finish at the National Concrete Canoe Competition


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

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