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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Cybersecurity partnership established with Nevada National Security Site

The College of Engineering’s Cybersecurity Center will provide unique opportunities to University students

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Society of Women Engineers provides key mentorship to women in engineering

SWE members experience networking and career opportunities while promoting gender quality in engineering and technology

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“Our lives should not be sacrificed this easily”: Camp Fire tragedy leads to new wildfire research

The National Science Foundation has awarded Assistant Professor Hamed Ebrahimian a $2 million grant to develop novel wildfire risk assessment and mitigation tools.

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

Are you ready to make a world of difference?

Join the College of Engineering students, faculty and alumni who are developing the ideas, techniques and technologies that change the world.