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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.
College of Engineering's Henry Fu receives $400,000 NSF CAREER Award
May 14, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Henry Fu has received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award to advance his work in microorganism motility
National Science Foundation grant supports study of new cell sorting method
April 30, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
An easier, less expensive way to sort microalgae cells for biofuel production will be advanced with the support of National Science Foundation grant
Engineering grad students bring energy research into K-12 classrooms
November 6, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Doctoral students gain valuable classroom experience in NSF sponsored GK-12 STEM program
University putting the E into STEM, makes engineering a K-12 focus
October 30, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
“Science in the K-12 Schools: Oh my.....do we have it WRONG!” lecture Nov. 8 at Davidson Mathematics and Science Center
Engineering Dean Maragakis to travel to China, South Korea with Governor Sandoval
September 11, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Dean Maragakis will travel with the Governor's trade delegation to China and South Korea
Professor Miles Greiner receives DOE grant for nuclear technology research
August 24, 2012 • By Tiffany Moore
Mechanical engineering professor Miles Greiner is receiving a $745,000 U.S. Department of Energy grant for research on nuclear waste storage technology.
University faculty win three NSHE Regents’ Awards
May 2, 2012 • By Riley Snyder
Awards granted to researchers and advisers across the state’s eight institutions who demonstrate excellence in both research and education.
Engineering students to bring energy research into K-12 classrooms
September 1, 2011 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Graduate students will work with K-12 teachers to present their energy-related science and engineering research to middle and high school students.
University’s Renewable Energy Center welcomes new director
July 19, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
Miles Greiner, professor of mechanical engineering, has been named Interim Director of the University of Nevada, Reno’s Renewable Energy Center.
Nanotechnology meets skiing
December 8, 2009 • By Skyler Dillon
Professors in mechanical engineering are introducing a new nanotechnology curriculum by building, of all things, new types of skiis.
Professor’s work on hydrogen muscles featured
December 3, 2009 • By John Trent
Kwang Kim, a professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, is at the forefront of research.
Rover Team Heading to Mars Society Competition in Utah
May 22, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Students will be competing May 28-30 in the Mars Society University Rover Challenge.
Students design, build and race human-powered vehicles
May 20, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
The HPV Challenge, an American Society of Mechanical Engineers event, drew 28 universities from around the west. The 15-member Nevada team placed sixth overall in the “single rider” event.
Engineering professor aids in important nanotech advance
September 15, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
The project is a continuation of Suhr’s previous work on nanotubes, which was published in Nature Nanotechnology.
Battle Born and human-powered
April 9, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
Students go green at 30 mph.
Professors reach highest status with Fellow Grade
March 18, 2008 • By Sue Putnam
International organization touts significant achievements.
Engineers modify snowplows to combat major storms
January 7, 2008 • By Brandon Stewart
University of Nevada, Reno mechanical engineers are conducting research for the Nevada Department of Transportation aimed at improving the visibility of both snowplow vehicles and drivers that could enhance road safety for northern Nevada drivers.<br /><b