College of Engineering

Building a better world

Our research and teaching is focused on improving communities through a better built environment and technology that addresses societal problems. 

Distinguished Lecture Series

Please join us on November 20th to hear Allan Swan, president of Panasonic North America, discuss Panasonic - The Next 100 Years.

Making a world of difference

In the College of Engineering, we train engineers to make a world of difference every day.

The College fosters a culture of respect and inclusiveness to promote comprehensive engineering solutions that benefit all segments of society. 

Engineering degree programs

The College of Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in nine different engineering disciplines.

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Interdisciplinary minors

Complement your major with industry-oriented skills by adding a minor.

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Bachelor's degrees

Our engineering majors offer broad-based education in nine engineering disciplines.

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Graduate degrees

Research and industry-oriented master's and Ph.D. programs offer more specialized skills.

Our impact

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Introducing kids to engineering

We offer a range of K-12 programs that make engineering accessible to Nevada's youth.

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Training Nevada's high-tech workforce

College of Engineering graduates are some of the brightest students in Nevada, and they're ready to work for you.

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Conducting cutting-edge research

We are committed to research and innovation that addresses local and national needs and improves the economy.

 

Engineering news

Engineering Professor Chuck Coronella

NEWIR manure challenges modern agricultural issues

The innovative project requires significant interaction between engineers, social scientists and animal nutrition scientists

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Aerospace engineering program readies for takeoff

Petros Voulgaris will join the University in 2020 to lead the new program, which will build on the College of Engineering's established research strengths in unmanned aerial systems.

Researchers Dr. Krishna Pagilla, Laura Haak and Vijay Sundaram standing, smiling and holding up awards.

Graduate research project honored at the Water Environment Federation’s annual conference

The research, conducted locally, helps evaluate the role of potable water reuse in the Truckee Meadows

William N. Pennington Engineering Building: Opening 2020

Our new 100,000 square foot engineering building will house faculty offices and state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories.

Learn more about the project