The William N. Pennington Engineering Building

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

William N. Pennington Engineering Building Facts

100,000 SQUARE FEET

40 LABORATORIES

LARGE-SCALE COMPUTER LABORATORY

200-SEAT CLASSROOM

150 GRAD WORKSTATIONS

ISO-5 (CLASS 100) CLEANROOM

What is an ISO-5 (Class 100) Cleanroom?

One of the key features of the building, the ISO-5 (Class 100) Cleanroom reduces air contaminants from up to 1,00,000 parts per cubic foot down to 100 and allows for research in biosensing and nanotechnology that is not otherwise possible in the state of Nevada. It facilitates research in materials science and engineering, chemical, biomedical, and mechanical engineering.

line drawing of William N. Pennington Engineering Building

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The 100,000-square-foot William N. Pennington Engineering Building includes 40 laboratories, a Class 100 cleanroom, a large computer lab, a 200-student classroom, and 150 graduate workstations.

the William N Pennington Engineering Building viewed from the West

the William N Pennington Engineering Building viewed from the east

College of Engineering Facts

In the last decade....

UNDERGRADUATE ENROLLMENT DOUBLED

Ph.D. ENROLLMENT INCREASED BY 41%

NUMBER OF FACULTY INCREASED BY 110%

THE COLLEGE AND ALL ITS GRADUTE ENGINEERING PROGRAMS ARE RANKED BY THE U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Dean Manos Maragakis

“The College of Engineering is committed to providing students a globally competitive engineering education, conducting innovative, cutting-edge research and engaging with the community. The William N. Pennington Engineering Building propels these goals forward and contributes to the vitality of our region, our nation and our world.”