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Engineering Professor Chuck Coronella
NEWIR manure challenges modern agricultural issues

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

A female student wears a VR headset in the @One on the first floor of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
Academic units incorporating virtual reality, augmented reality into research projects

Experience VR like never before at the Libraries annual VR|AR Meet-Up Nov. 1, 3-5 p.m. Faculty will present research projects that incorporate VR or AR technology in their work.

A student stands in the laboratory in front of her research.
Faces of the Pack: Passion for mechanical engineering helps graduate student succeed

Rebecca Histed, graduate student, won a prestigious National Science Foundation award and makes a difference in the mechanical engineering department

Biggest Little Makers: Natali Salas-España, Carlos Bean, John Kirkpatrick and Daniel Smith
'Make48' competition show features University's Biggest Little Makers

As national public-television show hits the air and the Internet, the experiential, makerspace culture continues to take hold on the University of Nevada, Reno campus

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College of Engineering to test soil/building interaction in world-renowned earthquake engineering lab

New capabilities for the seismic analysis of nuclear facilities funded by the DOE

A drone hovers in the air while two researchers, seen from the back, look on with an iPad and camera
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

A group of students sitting in a lecture hall.
GAANN grant helps graduate students with fellowships

Provided by the Department of Education, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will use the grant for Ph.D. students

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A summer spent traveling and researching leads to enriching opportunities for engineering students

College of Engineering offers student participants the chance to visit places in Europe, Mexico and more

Team CERBERUS robots in tunnel
Team CERBERUS competes at DARPA robotic underground terrain competition

DARPA Subterranean Challenge features 11 teams from around the world

“We are so fortunate to have been able to hire such a promising group of scholars,” said Manos Maragakis, dean of the College of Engineering.

New College of Engineering faculty boost advanced manufacturing research

With a diverse group of researchers and expertise, the College can expect tremendous growth and instruction for students

Subramanian with Fulbright Ambassador Charles C. Adams, Jr., smiling for the camera at an awards reception.
College of Engineering faculty member creates global research opportunities for students

Ravi Subramanian, associate professor of chemical engineering, won the Global Engagement award from the University

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Nevada Cyber Club continues their successful year

Cybersercurity community from the University also made valuable connections during the Wicked 6 Cyber Competition in Las Vegas

ANYmal, the four-legged walking drone part of Team CERBERUS
Nevada’s Team CERBERUS readies for robotic underground terrain competition

DARPA Subterranean Challenge features 11 teams from around the world

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Ahmad Itani named associate vice president for research

His career studying and improving engineering of bridges now shifts to building connections to resources, opportunities, colleagues

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New faculty research on magnesium alloys opens opportunities for other discoveries

Bin Li, along with team of researchers, were recently featured in prestigious journal

A group of students around a muddy racing car.
Wolf Pack Racing has the drive for a popular discipline of engineering

Student club passionate about mechanics competes in Baja SAE competition against other colleges

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Nuclear materials packaging makes transportation, storage safe and secure

University of Nevada, Reno hosts international summer session for nuclear packaging certificate

A sunrise over some red rocks in the Mojave Desert.
STEM professors draw inspiration from art

From photography to winemaking and illustration, professors in science and engineering combine passions for art with careers in STEM

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Campus-based, Tesla-supported academy helps teachers advance STEM interest and education

Engineering faculty at Nevada’s research universities join with DRI to develop and host Robotics Academy of Nevada

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Hoeper Professorship recognizes two College of Engineering faculty

Shamik Sengupta and Krishna Pagilla were honored with the professorship

A student in a laboratory smiles for the camera.
Faces of the Pack: Junior in the College of Engineering awarded prestigious summer fellowship at Stanford University

Valeria Nava, McNair scholar, has also published a research paper in her field of study

A group of students coding in a computer lab as one student writes instructions on a white board.
Nevada Cyber Club captures national championship

Student members credit success to lessons learned in the classroom and in real world application

Cayla Harvey in front of a computer and large scanning microscope in a laboratory.
Faces of the Pack: Fellowships lead to travel opportunities for one engineering doctoral student

Materials engineering and science program helps Cayla Harvey travel and conduct groundbreaking research

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Big data brings new era for tracking wildfire smoke and predicting air quality

The interdisciplinary research is between University researchers in the College of Engineering and the College of Science, along with associates at the College of William and Mary

A photo of the outside of Scrugham Mining and Engineering building.
CAREER awards presented to three College of Engineering faculty

These prestigious awards from the National Science Foundation benefit research opportunities for new faculty

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Paving the way: A researcher dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art in pavement engineering and science

2019 Outstanding Researcher award recognizes contributions of civil engineering professor Peter Sebaaly

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Nevada Water Innovation Institute and Polish partners sign collaboration agreement

Sharing knowledge and expertise for water infrastructure needs and economic growth

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Tibbitts winners share love of teaching ... and of long, hard-working summers

Engineering's Vollstedt and Anthropology's Smith honored

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Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research

Community-based undergraduate researchers join with faculty mentors to explore problems and offer understanding and ideas to make a difference

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College of Engineering faculty member wins NSHE Board of Regents' award

Yu "Frank" Yang will be recognized at the "Honor the Best" ceremony on May 14

A group of students gathered around a car, discussing the project and its poster.
Capstone projects from graduating seniors on display during College of Engineering's Innovation Day

Open to the public, the event helped demonstrate the impact of engineering disciplines on everyday life

Two students presenting a project.
Hard work and dedication pays off for seniors during Engineering Innovation Day

The open showcase features a wide variety of projects

 Three men working in a pavement lab.
Three ways the University is making your roads more sustainable

The civil engineering department at the College of Engineering is working hard to implement superpave technology in the United States

A student casts a shadow of their hand over the multicolored interactive sand table, which is designed to show changes in landscapes over time.
E-Day showcases the best at the College of Engineering to middle and high schoolers

Scientific disciplines appeal to students, and get them thinking about their future careers

A robot arm on a table and it is holding a cube.
Faces of the Pack: Undergrad research pays off for engineering student

Mercedes Anderson has been dedicated to the field of computer science and engineering since first stepping foot on campus

Four high school students with hand-held tools in a makerspace
New Robotics Academy of Nevada to offer K-12 teacher trainings

University joins with DRI and UNLV to announce new Tesla-supported programs to advance STEM interest and education

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College of Engineering makes 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings

The College had a number of new programs ranked in 2019

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Institute for Neuroscience to help a multidisciplinary center of excellence become even stronger

James Kenyon named director of University of Nevada, Reno institute designed to complement and extend the energy, experience and potential in the neurosciences

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Two recently-hired engineering faculty win National Science Foundation awards

The prestigious awards encourage research independence for new faculty in academic positions

Saiid Saiidi in earthquake engineering lab
Making bridges safer earns Saiidi an American Society of Civil Engineers award

One of five projects selected internationally as top outstanding engineering achievements in 2018

Seven high school students working at computer stations in a makerspace
Will their robot get through the massive planetary sandstorm?

High school robotics team preps for international game competition in the Innevation Center’s Makerspace

Cybersecurity Center Director Shamik Sengupta
Cybersecurity Conference April 2 hosted by University of Nevada, Reno

Industry and academia leaders to join students in building stronger regional relationships, tackle challenges

People gathered around a table and creating structures from candy.
Grant-funded research aims to improve engineering summer camps

Camps provide students with early engineering opportunities and resources

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Newest engineering faculty member focuses on inclusive spaces in engineering

Kelly Cross researches stress in the engineering field, along with inclusivity for LGBTQ individuals and women of color

An above shot of the Gigafactory.
Engineering internships benefit students and employers alike

On February 21, major companies will recruit University students for beneficial roles in workforce

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Electromagnetic compatibility research team takes up residence at the College of Engineering

Lab enhances College's efforts to partner with local industry

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Teams selected for competition for robotic exploration of underground terrain

CERBERUS team looks forward to DARPA Subterranean Challenge STIX Tests

A piece being made by the 3D printer.
DeLaMare Library offers technology for work and play

The space is currently developing new technologies and services for engineering majors and more

A headshot of Professor Faramarz Gordaninejad.
Mechanical Engineering faculty promoted to Fellow of SPIE

SPIE is a professional society with more than 18,500 active members.

A man stands in front of motors in a laboratory.
College of Engineering invests in electric vehicle research

Topics such as regenerative braking, range extension and efficiency improvement of electric vehicles are being studied through test bench simulations

A girl drilling two wood pieces together as a boy holds it.
MESA Program aims to help Northern Nevada schools

The University's program is working to integrate with its national counterpart

Man lectures at a podium with a screen behind him.
Education of creativity and changing the world is focus of science journalist lecture

Ira Flatow, College of Engineering 2018 Distinguished Lecturer

New engineering building groundbreaking
Construction underway on massive new building for College of Engineering

Pennington Engineering Building features state-of-the-art research laboratories, teaching laboratories and collaborative spaces

Ira Flatow in studio
Ira Flatow, Science Friday radio host, to speak at Distinguished Lecture Series

College of Engineering presents annual community-oriented lecture Nov. 8

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Robotic autonomy in strategic underground tasks explored in international effort

Team CERBERUS awarded prestigious multi-year DARPA Subterranean Challenge grant

Students study with each other.
University adds 13 new academic programs

New programs range from a minor in graphic design to a B.S. in biotechnology

Three faculty members in business attire stand side-by-side in a computer-based laboratory.
Licensing agreement to help bring new medical implant coating to marketplace

Nanomedicine leader Nanovis agrees to use bioceramic coating developed through College of Engineering

A small, hand-held plaque bearing the word "MAKE"
Team of engineering grads brings passion for innovation to business world

Three University of Nevada, Reno alumni make Innevation Center their headquarters for new startup, Nevada JumpStarter

Seven students in white NevadaFIT T-shirst pose for a photo while gathered on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins

More than 1,700 incoming freshman – nearly half of all University of Nevada, Reno freshmen – to participate in program designed to increase college success

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Nevada team gears up for Make48 national competition

University of Nevada, Reno engineering team is making final preparations for their nationally televised maker challenge in Maryland

Paul MacNeilage scuba diving with VR headset
Virtual reality will soon be able to go underwater

Assistant Professor of Psychology is developing an underwater VR headset as part of grant for NASA

David Feil-Seifer with PR2 robot
Undergrad students perform hands-on robotic experiments in summer research program

Human-robot interaction will be the main focus among different fields of research

virtual reality lab
Exploring how to make virtual reality more accessible to women

VR sickness to be studied by University of Nevada, Reno team

Researcher shines light on a test tube in a darkened lab
Center for Advanced Studies advocates for researchers

Past University research honorees offer faculty community a voice on campus and beyond

Four students from the University's Make48 team standing side-by-side.
Student makers to compete in nationally televised Make48 College Challenge

Four outstanding engineering students named to Biggest Little Makers team will represent Reno’s burgeoning innovation and maker culture

Students at Commencement
Several University awards to be presented at Commencement

President's Medal and Honorary Degrees among awards to be presented

Shamik Sengupta in sandbox lab
Cybersecurity Center works to protect Nevada industry, individuals from cyber threats

University uses interdisciplinary, holistic approach to finding solutions

Kamol and Yaqi with lettuce standing in a greenhouse
Carbon nanotubes in food plants: searching for a needle in a haystack

College of Engineering research finds new reliable method for detection

Concrete canoe racing
Concrete canoe team races to prepare for MidPac Conference

The University of Nevada, Reno looks for success in the concrete canoe, steel bridge and water treatment events

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Engineering exchange program sees growth in offered summer courses

The College of Engineering exchange program's summer courses allow students to quickly experience an overseas education

Manos Maragakis inside 2-story building in laboratory
Manos Maragakis honored with award from Nevada construction industry

Engineering dean makes impact on campus, city, state and nation promoting research, education and workforce development

Sherif Elfass and his friends with award
Standing up for what's right: Engineering's Elfass honored for humanitarian work

For more than two decades, Sherif Elfass has worked tirelessly to bring Muslims and northern Nevada closer together

Chandra and Pathak in the lab
New imaging microscope to enhance advanced manufacturing and research

$1 million focused dual ion-beam microscope for nanoscale and atomic scale materials

Summer semester abroad at Chongqing University
Engineering exchange program helps provide global perspective

The College of Engineering exchange program works to give students the chance to study abroad in their area of research

A destroyed building in Wells, Nevada following a 6.0 magnitude earthquake.
Practicing for pizza: The Great Nevada ShakeOut is 10:19 on 10-19

Students can win a pizza or donut party for their class if they take and post a picture with #ShakeOutPizza

Students immerse themselves in virtual reality at @Reality studio inside the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
@Reality, a virtual reality + augmented reality studio, to open at Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

@Reality will provide the University community with a dedicated space, equipment, software and expertise to properly support experimentation, exploration of virtual reality and augmented reality mediums

Hamilton Lab at the University
New STEM education program to increase participation for Hispanic students

University of Nevada, Reno leads effort to increase workforce in life sciences for Nevada industries

Krishna Pagilla at NWIC launch
New multi-agency water partnership to address regional challenges

University of Nevada, Reno leads effort to provide solutions to sustainable clean water

Photographer in wet suit takes photos under water in Lake Tahoe
InNEVenture Fund enters second year of ramping up ideas and technologies for commercialization

Early-stage proof-of-concept funding applications now open for Nevada Research and Innovation Corporation program

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NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Saturday, Aug. 19

Nearly 1,450 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

Collage includes artist's rendering of the Switch facility located east of Reno, known as The Citadel Campus, plus a laboratory work space and computer circuit board.
Major, new high-performance computing cluster to advance research and industry

Technology leader Switch provides critical data-ecosystem infrastructure to power Pronghorn, the University's new cluster, and the regional economy

Governor Brian Sandoval
College of Engineering poised to increase economic prosperity for Nevada

Funding for College of Engineering building approved by legislature, signed by Governor

A group of kids participate in a Maker Faire
Fourth Annual Reno Mini Maker Faire scheduled for July 8 at Idlewild Park

Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth unites engineers, artists, scientists, crafters to share their hobbies, experiments and projects

Governor Sandoval Signs three legislative bills on University of Nevada, Reno campus
Gov. Sandoval signs, seals and now University to deliver a new Engineering Building

A day of firsts –Nevada governor the first governor to arrive in an autonomous vehicle to the University’s first bill signing

Elena Pravosudova and Anita Savell
Anita Savell named University’s Spring 2017 Herz Gold Medalist

Electrical engineering student earns top grade-point average, plans for a career as a physician

Students prep projects during Senior Capstone Innovation Day May 5, 2017 in the Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Innovation Day gives senior engineering students opportunities to present yearlong projects to local community

Students demonstrate various engineering projects to locals, including Washoe school students, during annual Senior Capstone Innovation Day

Engineering students display work at Innovation Day
One-handed wheelchair, foldable drone, 80 other innovations to be showcased

Senior engineering students to present capstone projects to businesses, public, campus Friday, May 5

Student researcher presenting at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
Symposium highlights research, creative, scholarly activity by undergraduate students

Undergraduate Research develops resources to further facilitate students in pursuit of research in various fields

2017 UNR concrete canoe team pose next to their canoe
Students win racing competition using concrete canoe that ruptured a few weeks prior

Eleventh hour canoe repairs lead to winning streak during racing competition

Aaron Unger and Shahil Pema
Two University juniors awarded prestigious scholarship for academic success

University of Nevada, Reno Honors students Aaron Unger and Shahil Pema are named 2017 Goldwater Scholars

Molecular Environmental Science Lab
Controlling antimicrobial contamination of soil and water with bacteria

Environmental engineer Frank Yang wins awards with environmental contamination work

Students are shown how robots work by assistant researcher at the University of Nevada.
Washoe students participate in 14th annual Engineers Day hosted by the College of Engineering

Interactive and informative demonstrations get local kids excited about a future in engineering

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Mobile robot design course finds solutions to real world applications

College of Engineering stays at forefront of teaching with UAS minor degree program

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Autonomous Robots Lab open house Friday

Lab tours, aerial robot exploration demo, Carnegie Mellon University robotics expert featured

First responders invited to UAS SAR symposium
How to use drones for search and rescue to be explored in national symposium

University of Nevada, Reno hosts symposium in Reno April 11-12, public invited this year

Kostas Alexis hosts Robotics Day
Autonomous Robots Lab invites students, faculty to open house

College of Engineering building community of robotics

Daniel Perlstein works on leak test machine
Nuclear materials packaging program awards certificate to first graduate

Mechanical engineering department home to new Department of Energy funded program

SEM Lab
From the University of Nevada, Reno to the moon

Sid Pathak and his students’ work on carbon nanotubes will soon grace the lunar surface

fixed wing aircraft part of NASA research
Symposium on UAS uses for search and rescue hosted by University of Nevada, Reno

Autonomous vehicles in search and rescue operations, emergency response topic of symposium

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Ambitious, University-led effort explores mobility technologies

Coalition of partners launches Intelligent Mobility to develop and test solutions for safe, clean and efficient transportation in Reno-Sparks-Carson ‘Living Lab’

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3 questions: Tony Berendsen is a safety star who follows the stars

Mechanical Engineering technician discusses his passion for safety in the workplace and stars in the skies

A virtual reality image of a pool game
Mobile virtual reality gets a hand from University researchers

A new approach to hand tracking brings immersive, affordable virtual reality to your phone.

Kostas Alexis Autonomous Robots Lab
Aerial robots to clean nuclear waste facilities; driver-assist autonomous technology to be tested in Reno buses

Autonomous Robots Lab in College of Engineering integrating perception and intelligent systems into robotic vehicles

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Coffee-ring phenomenon explained in new theory

College of Engineering’s Hassan Masoud leads group in new modeling approach for droplet evaporation

NASA UNR beyond line of sight testing
Multiple drones flying beyond line of sight perform in first-ever tests by NASA

Drone air traffic management concepts tested at NASA/University of Nevada, Reno’s lab at Reno Stead Airport

Saiid Seattle bridge columns
New “smart metal” technology to keep bridge operational in next big quake

Super-elastic metals and bendable concrete composites used for first-in-the-world application in downtown Seattle

Lake Tahoe
“Before the Flood” climate change movie special screening Nov. 3

College of Engineering brings new documentary film to campus

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University adds 16 new academic programs

New programs range from a minor in geography geotechnologies to graduate certificates in nuclear packaging

University of Nevada, Reno ranked in top tier for the seventh consecutive year
University ranked “top tier” public university for seventh consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report

University earns top tier ranking and cited as one of nation's fastest growing universities

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Switch EVP to talk about internet, whole-mind education and the future

College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series features Jason Mendenhall

Students work on a table. One student is measuring a length of wood.
NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Sunday, Aug. 21

More than 1,000 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

2016 Douglas High Signing Day
Nevada Scholars Signing Days celebrate 8 years

The University includes 50 National Merit Scholarship Finalists and 300 Presidential Scholars - and growing

Paddlers race in canoe.
Concrete canoers take third overall in national competition

College of Engineering students at the University travelled to Texas for annual competition

Elie Hajj conducts tests for superheavy loads on asphalt
3-million-pound vehicles take a toll on nation’s roads

University of Nevada, Reno conducts full-scale pavement experiments to help agencies maintain roads

University students help participants during Mobile Engineering Education Lab at the Northwest Reno Library, May 21.
Outreach program, Mobile Engineering Education Lab, brings interactive lessons to local students

Engineering students from the University train K-12 students on engineering topics during hour-long, interactive productions

2016 Nevada Concrete Canoe Team pictured next to concrete canoe
Nevada canoe team to rock the boat in Texas

Engineering students compete in National Concrete Canoe Competition

Yiliang Leon Liao
Yiliang Liao receives prestigious early-career Powe Award

Grant will enhance research to improve durability of structural steels

Happy graduates at Commencement
Commencement 2016: A time to 'dare to dream'

More than 2,700 degrees and certificates, a record, are presented during three Commencement ceremonies

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 Foundatioin Professors
2016 Foundation Professors announced

Greiner, Scott and Yan recognized at 'Honor the Best' ceremony

Flirtey drone.
From incubation on campus to aviation history

Flirtey drone accepted into the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum collection

Visitors check out displays at engineering Innovation Day
Innovation Day: the University’s engineering student inventions extravaganza

Senior engineering students share their capstone projects with locals at annual event

Alumni Association presents Senior Scholars
University honors 2016 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 11

Chemical and Materials Engineering students at Innovation Day
Students to showcase innovative gadgets, contraptions, software for businesses, investors

Seniors in the College of Engineering will present their capstone projects during Innovation Day, May 6

NUANCE Lab-NASA run research at Reno-Stead Airport
New lab with NASA enables research of air traffic platform concepts for unmanned aircraft

NAASIC partners with NASA to benefit Nevada aerospace community

Students prep for canoe races.
University continues 11-year-long wake of victories in regional concrete canoe competition

Engineering students look forward to upcoming national competition

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Concrete canoe regional competition held locally this year

University of Nevada, Reno proud to host annual series of engineering competitions on campus and the Sparks Marina

Engineering students work on concrete canoe.
Fun through adversity: students overcome challenges of building concrete canoe

Three participants express the enjoyment and growth they experience from the annual engineering event

UAS SAR Symposium
Emergency responders to learn about, explore uses of unmanned autonomous vehicles

Symposium on UAS applications for search and rescue hosted by University of Nevada, Reno

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Emergency responders can register to learn about, explore uses of autonomous vehicles

Registration open now for symposium on drone and robotic applications for search and rescue

Sesh Commuri
New technical director joins University’s robotics systems innovation center

Sesh Commuri to help build industry collaborations through technical development at NAASIC

Amping up cybersecurity, computing training for Nevada teachers

University hosts National Science Foundation summer program to support research, outreach and teaching

Western Regional Superpave Center
Pavement research sets stage for new federal highway improvement models

University's Western Regional Superpave Center working on formula to transform 30-year-old fuel economy predictions

Mechanical engineering students hear inside story of Volkswagen emissions scandal

Worldwide reaction sparked by project conducted by former students and lab of University’s VPRI

Cyber Security Center gets boost from National Science Foundation grants

Assistant Professor Shamik Sengupta brings in $1.1 million to support research, outreach and teaching

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Tesla’s CTO JB Straubel lectured at student union on sustainable energy, education, workforce

Students, community attended the 2015 College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series

Professor and researcher uses data analysis and modern technology to improve transportation safety

Xu’s research integrates data mining methodologies, statistical theory and database systems with cutting-edge technology to enhance traffic systems

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Robots outnumber scientists in one University lab

Human-autonomous robot interactions being studied and programmed in College of Engineering

Governor Sandoval, President Johnson, and VP of Research and Innovation Mridul Gautam
The Block ‘N’ goes downtown: University Innevation Center opens

University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center, ‘Powered by Switch,’ will propel innovation, economic impact

Emergency responders to learn about, explore uses of autonomous vehicles

First-ever symposium on UAS applications for search and rescue hosted by University's autonomous systems center

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Tesla’s JB Straubel to speak about Nevada’s clean energy future

College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series features Tesla CTO

Gearing up for 2015 fall semester with new academic programs

University adds programs ranging from cyber security minor to graduate programs in neuroscience

Richard Kelley demos quadcopter
Pioneering air traffic management system aims for safer drone air traffic

University of Nevada, Reno, Flirtey and Drone America team with NASA

University provides opportunities for students during NASA Rover Challenge

Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center helps students from Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology design and construct space rover for competition

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Nuclear facility seismic study funded by Department of Energy

Civil engineering department to test soil/building interaction in world-renowned earthquake engineering lab

College of Engineering concrete canoe team caps 2015 season

Civil engineering students finish sixth in national competition in South Carolina

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National champion concrete canoe team on their way to South Carolina

Engineering students to defend national title in competition June 20-22

Student recognized by governor for research efforts

Majidi awarded and recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher

University honors 2015 Foundation Professors

Names of outstanding teaching, research honorees to be engraved in the University’s granite pillars

Steven DelaCruz and Vaidyanathan (Ravi) Subramanian
Steven DelaCruz named University’s 2015 Herz Gold Medalist

Canyon Springs High School graduate caps academic career as top-achieving student

University honors 2015 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 13

Students to showcase design course innovations for businesses, investors

University of Nevada, Reno engineering students to present new products Friday, May 1

Engineering, education professor receives grant from American Society for Engineering Education

Grant recognizes promising faculty members in field of engineering education research

NevadaTeach set to make significant impact on secondary STEM education

University cross-college collaboration, active student recruitment and support, compact and flexible degree plans, and early and intensive field teaching experience set this national UTeach program apart as the gold standard in secondary STEM education

Day at the Museum
Conglomeration of arts, sciences, history at University’s Day at the Museum

Consortium of 12 museums on and near the University of Nevada, Reno hosts May 2 event

College of Engineering Professorship honors memory of alumnus Ralph Hoeper

University of Nevada, Reno faculty member Henry Fu receives Ralph E. Hoeper Endowed Professorship

Augustus Merwin
Doctoral engineering student Augustus Merwin named 2015 Regents Scholar

Leadership, academic excellence and a passion for clean energy factor into $5,000 award

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Tour the arts, sciences and history at University’s Day at the Museum May 2

Twelve museums connect for community event

College of Engineering hosts 13th annual Engineers Day at University

Washoe County students participated in labs and demonstrations with University students, faculty and staff

NAVATAR app development
Eelke Folmer uses human-computer interaction research to help blind and visually impaired people

NSHE Board of Regents honors computer science engineering professor with 2015 Rising Researcher Award

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Continuing a winning tradition, the University's concrete canoe team wins regional qualifying event

Engineering students will head to the National Concrete Canoe Championship races this summer for the 10th time in a row

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National champion concrete canoe team takes first step to defend title

Engineering students leave for Mid-Pac regional competition April 2-4

Civil and environmental engineering professors honored at national conference

Ian Buckle and Ahmad Itani recognized for seismic bridge design work

Lattin is March Employee of Month

Development Technician praised for professional proficiency and interpersonal style

Grad schools, programs ranked among the nation’s best

University of Nevada, Reno earns four graduate school, 23 graduate program rankings

University’s College of Business ‘an ecosystem for entrepreneurship’

Nevada Dynamics wins $50,000 Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition award

Disney dream comes true for engineering students

Disney Imaginations finalists accept internships with company

Autonomous systems and Nevada economy at Directions 2015

NAASIC business director outlined history, state of the industry, University innovation

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Tough two-span bridge still usable after severe shaking in quake engineering test

New innovative design and materials shaken at University’s Earthquake Engineering Laboratory

College of Engineering students shine at Disney Imaginations contest finals

Team presents innovative transportation/entertainment design at Imagineering headquarters

Civil engineering students ‘Shake It Off’ in award-winning parody video

Grand-prize-winning video shows how engineers can safely design bridges and buildings

Earthquake Engineering Lab
Top 10 stories of 2014

2014: Earthquake Engineering's cool building, a student's triumph and renowned Shakespeare expertise

Disney Team Reaction
University of Nevada, Reno students reach Disney Imaginations contest finals

College of Engineering team designs innovative entertainment transportation experience

New tutoring course in development at University

University and Washoe County School District partner to provide STEM tutoring for high school students

Northern Nevada businesses get fraud and cybercrime prevention tips in forum

Sen. Reid hosts national, state and local experts at event at University’s Lawlor Events Center

Secretary of Energy Moniz visits University of Nevada, Reno to talk geothermal

Students, faculty, industry leaders, agency reps participate in informal forum on geothermal in Nevada

Dimuzio is October Employee of the Month

October Employee of Month Dimuzio honored for exemplary and helpful service

Today show at EEL
NBC Today Show features University’s Earthquake Engineering Lab

Segment aired as part of Loma Prieta earthquake anniversary coverage

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NAASIC to spur autonomous systems development, receives $3 million in state funding

Innovation hub includes active research in robotics, drones and more, plus collaboration with industry, K-12, state agencies

College of Engineering hosts lecture on future of drone technology

Mary (Missy) Cummings to speak at the College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series Oct. 18

New business director joins NAASIC, University’s autonomous systems innovation center

Lt. Col (ret) Warren Rapp hired to build industry collaborations, economic development

Knowledge Center
Top tier again for University of Nevada, Reno

Ranked among the nation’s “best national universities”

student union and knowledge center
University leaders applaud Tesla gigafactory decision

Colleges contributes to economic development through workforce development, research, and industry collaboration

Flirtey UAV company
Flirtey flies to the US for high-tech testing and market development

Flirtey and University of Nevada, Reno sign R&D partnership

350 freshmen take challenge of academic boot camp

NevadaFit expanded to all colleges to drive student success

University recognized as one of the most interesting makerspaces in America

University libraries offer makerspaces rich with possibility by providing new technology and tools that enable design, prototype and creation

first bridge at EEL
70-foot-long concrete bridge survives series of simulated earthquakes

University’s new Earthquake Engineering Lab runs multiple shake-table experiments

Second annual MESA camp introduces first-generation college students to engineering
earthquake lab open house
University’s new Earthquake Engineering Lab celebrates with grand opening

Projects underway at world-renowned lab

2014 concrete canoe competition
College of Engineering concrete canoe team takes first at National competition

Team of 16 civil engineering students travels to Pennsylvania after sweeping regional competition

Students test fly mini-copters in inaugural UAS summer camp

First-ever camp for high school students at University addresses aerospace, aviation, UAS

mid-pac canoe race
Engineering's concrete canoe team ready to race in national competition

Team of 16 civil engineering students travel to Pennsylvania for championship canoe races

Reno High Signing Day
They’re coming to the University of Nevada!

University recognized best-and-brightest scholars during sixth annual signing ceremonies

Great Nevada Shakeout
Student housing plan takes on seismic safety improvements

Long-term plan calls for construction of new, large-capacity residential hall and retention of historic, architectural characteristics

E-Braille research gets prestigious National Science Foundation support

Award recognizes early career success, funds research of Engineering's Yantao Shen

James Bridegum named University of Nevada, Reno’s 2014 Herz Gold Medalist

Carson High School graduate caps academic career

Interdisciplinary graduate programs give University distinction

Offers academic buffet for tailoring degree program, contributes to student employability

University of Nevada, Reno honors 2014 Foundation Professors

Names of outstanding teaching, research honorees engraved in University’s granite pillars

Top-performing students honored as 2014 Senior Scholars

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 14

Twelfth annual Engineers Day brings nearly 300 students to campus

Reno middle schools visit University for engineering workshops and demonstrations

Engineering students to showcase senior design course innovations for businesses, investors

Senior Capstone Innovation Day Friday, May 2

Engineering student selected as University’s first WISE intern

Sachin Mehta will work with government officials during nine-week program

WICSE encourages women engineers with April 25 seminar

'Most Significant Bit' to emphasize increased participation of women in computing and IT programs

Candice Bauer receiving check
Tibbitts Award winners: Helping students become 'highest vision of themselves'

Dana Edberg from Business and Candice Bauer from Engineering are 2014's top teachers

Alluvium
Concrete canoe team dominates regionals with first-place win

University’s team heads to nationals for ninth year in a row after sweeping the competition in all canoe categories

ConcreteCanoe
Campaigns, cups and canoes

Students learn teamwork and gain real-life experience in collegiate competitions

Assistant professor Chanwoo Park receives prestigious Science Foundation CAREER award

Award recognizes early career success, funds research

College of Engineering concrete canoe team ready to race

Team of 16 engineering students form five teams for three races in regional Mid-Pacific Conference

Terawatt Facility
Grad programs ranked among the nation’s best

University of Nevada, Reno earns four graduate school, 24 graduate program rankings

Engineering tutoring center hosts grand opening open house event

University provides engineering students a resource for success

University joins with NevadaNano for flying robot sensor project

New U.S. Army contract funds initial phase of development of innovative autonomous aerial system

Large shake tables being placed in College of Engineering's expanded quake engineering lab

Installation of state-of-the-art equipment continues in world-renowned lab

kam leang design class
Kam Leang featured in NBC Learn project with National Science Foundation

Mechanical engineering associate professor talks Nano Ski technology in “Science of Sports” series

New Cyber Security Center to develop education, research, industry collaboration

Innovative multi-disciplinary approach to build new and existing programs

Physics professor visits University to discuss education transformation

Noah Finkelstein will give lecture on improving student engagement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classes

FAA and UAS
University poised to support selection of Nevada as UAV development center

University of Nevada, Reno partners with industry, state to enhance education, research and outreach in support of unmanned aerial system development

University to strengthen and build engineering education, workforce development

New position created in collaboration between Colleges of Education and Engineering

University hosts Hour of Code for Washoe County students

Industry partners help support computer science education as part of international event

Building for student success

Expanded Earthquake Engineering Lab nears completion as other major University construction projects move forward

Tier-1 transportation research centers approved for University

Civil engineers to lead $1.4 million multi-state project to make roads safer, improve infrastructure, enhance workforce development

Campus to participate in Great Nevada ShakeOut Thursday

550,000 Nevada participants, including the University of Nevada, Reno, will practice for an earthquake

NV Energy Foundation pledges $450,000 to renewable energy studies

University of Nevada, Reno reaches $2 million in funding for renewable energy research since 2003

Malawian inventor, author and student William Kamkwamba to speak at Student Union

College of Engineering presents Distinguished Lecture Series

Navatar Glass App may help blind individuals navigate indoor environments

University of Nevada, Reno’s Eelke Folmer receives Google Research Award to fund research

Chappell
A summer of Steinway success

Engineering student blends music, engineering during summer internship

New data shows agricultural anabolic steroids regenerate in aquatic ecosystems

Article in Science magazine by University of Nevada, Reno and University of Iowa shows research results

New unmanned autonomous systems minor degree offered by College of Engineering in spring semester

Program to enhance economic growth, workforce development for Nevada

Joe Crowley Student Union
Top Tier again

Student success, quality of faculty help University crack U.S. News' 'best' rankings

Folmer earns competitive Google Research Award

Computer Science and Engineering professor's project one of only three cited in official announcement of award

Engineering camp reaches out to first-generation college students

New program aims to make high school students aware of opportunities at University of Nevada, Reno

Two Girls in Engineering
University hosts nearly 5,000 students through variety of summer camps

Students 18 and younger participate in camps ranging from athletics and engineering to 4-H and music

Engineering students ready for national concrete canoe competition June 20

Team holds final practice Saturday morning before leaving for Illinois

$23 million research to study links between environment, water, solar energy

University of Nevada, Reno to build cyber infrastructure, workforce development related to NSHE-wide project

2013 University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professors selected

Iain Buxton, Dhanesh Chandra and Eric Rasmussen recognized at Honor the Best ceremony this month for outstanding research and teaching achievements

Lemelson cohort putting the 'E' in STEM

New engineering class offers area teachers STEM skills and resources

College of Engineering's Henry Fu receives $400,000 NSF CAREER Award

Research will explore microorganism mobility in the body and the environment

New summer camp encourages girls to explore engineering

Week-long program aims to educate about careers in engineering

University alumnus honored with prominent military engineering award

College of Engineering graduate recognized for engineering work in the U.S. Navy, more than 30 years of military service

National Science Foundation grant supports study of new cell sorting method

University of Nevada, Reno research to benefit biofuel production and other biological processes

Computer science and engineering alums share career advice with students

Panelists discuss advantages of start-ups and established companies, give tips on staying current in an evolving field

Engineering labs welcome more than 300 area students

Middle and high school students tour campus labs as part of 11th annual Engineers Day.

University professor receives $25,000 award from Microsoft Research

Eelke Folmer making strides in computer science and engineering profession

Large earthquake simulated on two-story building to test nonstructural systems

Final high-acceleration tests held at world-renowned engineering lab

Student engineering team builds, paddles concrete canoe to victory

Beats Berkeley and seven others, qualifies for June nationals in Illinois

University alumna selected in prestigious 'New Faces of Engineering' Program

College of Engineering graduate honored by national award, credits University for career success

University of Nevada, Reno awards its first renewable energy certificate

Online program teaches professionals, government officials variety of renewable energy topics

Graduate programs ranked among the nation’s best

U.S. News and World Report releases annual compilation

University hosts Science Olympiad for state’s middle and high school students (2013)

Young scientists compete for national tournament placement at state event at University of Nevada, Reno March 2

Kids in Panama
Students bring inspiration to village

Funds, materials and motivation go a long way for SAIWI students in Panama

University creates leadership development series for Barrick employees

One of several industry-specific educational programs the University has offered

Spanish engineering students kick off exchange agreement
Felten teaching
A faculty mentor who's twice as sweet

School of Journalism's Bob Felten honored not once, but twice, by Senior Scholars

Engineering grad students bring energy research into K-12 classrooms

Mechanical Engineering receives $1.2 million NSF grant for new science/engineering initiative

University putting the E into STEM, makes engineering a K-12 focus

Science in the K-12 Schools: Oh my.....do we have it WRONG!” lecture Nov. 8

Engineering students part of international exchange program in China

Global perspective mission is central to the College of Engineering’s goals for students

New coating for aluminum developed to replace cancer-causing product

University engineering team finds elusive self-healing formulation

Earthquake engineering lab expansion reaches milestone

24,500-square-foot expansion to earthquake engineering lab holds "topping-out"

College of Engineering Internship and Career Fair Sept. 25

Inaugural fair and new support coordinator prepares students for the future

Register now for “Great Nevada ShakeOut” public earthquake drill

College of Science seismological lab uses drill to help Nevadans learn, prepare for earthquakes

Engineering Dean Maragakis to travel to China, South Korea with Governor Sandoval

Trade mission delegation to explore business opportunities and encourage investment in Nevada

University partners with Discovery Museum to create Seismic Challenge

National Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation joins challenge to provide K-12 students a creative introduction into engineering field

Foundation Professor Ian Buckle to lead national earthquake engineering group

Internationally recognized for his research in seismic performance of bridges, large structures

Coed sprint race
Wolf Pack fourth in national concrete canoe championship

“America’s Cup of Civil Engineering” brings 21 universities to Reno/Sparks for 25th annual event

Concrete Canoe Race
Canoes made of concrete to race in national meet at University of Nevada, Reno

25th Annual ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition to be held in Reno/Sparks June 14-16

Computer Science department researchers design indoor navigation system for blind

Low-cost accessible software uses smartphone and robot technology

Graduate students show more than 200 students around campus for Engineers Day

The College of Engineering was excited to host more than 200 students who came to the University to make ice cream from liquid nitrogen, play with artificial intelligence robots and levitate steel balls for the 10th Annual Engineers Day

Electric car stops at University before moving on in its world tour

French engineers attempting to travel more than 15,500 miles in eight months across 17 countries

Strong showing for grad programs in U.S. News rankings released today

Engineering, Business, School of Medicine highlight list of twenty programs

College of Engineering Dean Maragakis invited to White House

New partnerships to enhance graduation, retention of engineering students

Renewable energy, public policy graduate certificate offered to professionals

Enrollment now open for new spring semester online courses

University renews renewable energy push

Center for Renewable Energy works to clear ideas, resources

Computer science and engineering video game project to offer exercise for blind children

Eelke Folmer receives $420,000 NSF grant to explore new avenues of research into exergames

“Living on Shaky Ground”

University of Nevada, Reno College of Engineering’s annual lecture series to discuss earthquake safety in Nevada, kicks off Oct. 6

Trucks and curved bridge rock and roll in engineering lab

Full-size pickup trucks on bridge deck to add important data to be used for new design standards

New electric bicycle rental program kicks off for students and faculty

NV Energy supports commuter program through electrical and biomedical engineering department

WISE Prospering in Fifth Year

Women in Science and Engineering program marks fifth year and largest class ever

University of Nevada, Reno scientists to shake five-story building in Japan

Landmark earthquake research to help set new regulations for power plants, other critical structures

Regents Award winners showcase the University's talent

From teaching to research to student advising, Nevada faculty earn acclaim

Engineering mini-robot vehicle wins MicroMouse event Saturday
Mini-robot vehicles to compete in MicroMouse maze event
Concrete canoe team wins regionals, qualifies for nationals
NV Energy gives $250,000 to College of Engineering
One-of-a-kind products designed by engineering students
Student continues groundbreaking work in hydrology
‘Nirvana’ for Scientists... and Students

Summer internships at two renowned NASA research centers leave lasting impression for engineering students.

College of Engineering to hold renewable energy panel Oct. 14
Large-Scale Dream

Nevada's renowned quake lab earns $18 million for expansion

Engineering demonstrates successful sludge-to-power research
Longtime University employee Rose Johns passes away
WISE Advice

Women in Science and Engineering program reaches fourth year

Sierra Nevada Corporation gives $1 million for energy research
Engineering outreach program receives grant
Brigadier General's message: job opportunities ahead
WISE offers a safe haven for female science students
Indira Chatterjee
Ready for Research

Engineering college taps veteran professor as its new associate dean

Mobile Engineering Education Lab program rolls to success
Engineering Summer Camps swing into action
Dean Manos Maragakis hopes to use the Silver State's unique climate and natural resources to poise the University as national leader in renewable energy development. Photo by Jean Dixon.
Renewing the Future

University set to become renewable energy leader; potential is ‘limitless’

Science Fair director feels strong affinity for event
Manos Maragakis
Re-engineering the College of Engineering

New dean Manos Maragakis has big plans to improve college

Maragakis named dean of Nevada's College of Engineering
NASA’s Space Grant Program funds interdisciplinary minor
Finalists for engineering dean to visit campus
University awarded several major grants
Students participated in team building exercises to build community. Photo by Jean Dixon.
A year older, a year WISE-r

All-female program encourages the study of science

Maragakis named interim dean for College of Engineering
Batchman receives prestigious fellowship
Engineers have their day
Hands-on activities highlight engineering summer camps
Engineering: now with a fresh new lemon scent
Aliens, hovercrafts and Milk Dud boxes