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 Outstanding Researcher Mae Gustin

Clearing the air with Mae Gustin

Mercury in the atmosphere: body of research by University’s 2016 Outstanding Researcher has international impact

 Mridul Gautam addressing group

University amps up business incubation, industry R&D

Nevada Center for Applied Research and Biosciences Entrepreneurial Lab open University of Nevada, Reno facilities and expertise to industry and entrepreneurs

 Jim Sacherman

Entrepreneur to guide University Innevation Center

Jim Sacherman brings experience, optimism and record of business success to Innevation Center director role

 Saiid Saiidi in earthquake lab

His bridge of the future is now being built

Recipient of University’s 2016 Established Innovator Award is revolutionizing bridge engineering

 2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Showcasing the high caliber, varied range of undergraduate research

Undergraduate students are already conducting cutting-edge research and scholarly work and, in many instances, receiving funding to advance their efforts

 ellen purpus

Ellen Purpus named assistant vice president for enterprise and innovation

12/8/2015 • Jane Tors
Brings extensive experience at the nexus of discovery and commercialization to new University role.


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.

 innevation team

Switch announces investment in downtown Reno Innevation Center

5/29/2015 • Staff Report
University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center, ‘Powered by Switch,’ to propel innovation, economic impact; create statewide collaborative network.

 ana de bettencourt

Research support is mission for new associate vice president

5/26/2015 • John Seelmeyer
Ana de Bettencourt-Dias, professor of chemistry, named to new role in Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation.

 mridul gautam

University has seat on national Task Force on Lab Safety

4/28/2015 • Jane Tors
VPRI Mridul Gautam named to 13-member APLU group called to address national ‘imperative.’

 Lab Animal Medicine

Ben Wiegler named lab animal medicine director

4/27/2015 • Jane Tors
Ben Weigler has been named director of lab animal medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno.

 Proteomics Center

Lab rededicated as Mick Hitchcock Nevada Proteomics Center

3/25/2015 • Staff Report
Advanced identification, study of proteins contributes to University of Nevada, Reno research and regional economy.

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