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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William Roser named fellow in the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The civil engineering doctoral student is also a GAANN Fellow focused on improving the earthquake-resiliency of structures to reduce their carbon footprint.

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Foundation Professor Ian Buckle named 2021 Regents’ Distinguished Researcher

The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents’ award honors the exemplary contributions to bridge and earthquake engineering of College of Engineering Professor Ian Buckle.

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Olivia Tahti wins Madani-Gordaninejad Speech Competition

The environmental engineering student’s speech, “Still Water in Coal Run,” focused on the importance of ethical practice in water infrastructure engineering.

The William N. Pennington Engineering Building

The new 100,000-square-foot engineering building will facilitate innovation in all five College of Engineering departments.

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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.