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. 

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

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Electrical and biomedical engineering faculty publish books

The publications reflect advancements in the engineering field

"As educators and mentors, our job is to light a fire within our students and help them see the possibilities of their talent, skills, and abilities."

New engineering faculty wins prestigious teaching and mentoring award

Kelly Cross is also prominent in the engineering education program at the College of Engineering

Three students looking at a computer while doing research in the lab.

Treatment tailored for individuals with brain tumors is being investigated by engineering faculty

Dr. Bahram Parvin, professor of biomedical engineering, also allows for student research opportunities for students in his lab

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