Six cutting-edge departments. Infinite opportunity.
The Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering enjoys a long and proud history at the University of Nevada, Reno which continues to shape the School's success today. Learn how your unique interests in science and engineering align with our degree programs and the lucrative careers in high demand in Nevada and around the world.
Six cutting edge departments with Infinite opportunity. Learn about how science and engineering align with our degree program and the demand in Nevada.
Compilation of videos showing scientists and engineers conducting research across a range of disciplines related to the mining industry, including chemistry, technology, sustainability and more.
Recent news from the Mackay School
Assistant Professor Carolina Muñoz-Saez honored with 2023 Early Geological Career Award
The award highlights her expertise in multidisciplinary geological sciences & early career status
Mackay School professor presents award to Senator Cortez Masto
Senator Cortez Masto received the AASG’s Pick and Gavel award
Nevada Drought Update for March 2023
State Climatologist shares a quarterly update about Nevada’s ongoing drought
Making autonomous mining safer
Researchers developing software to simulate autonomous mining operations