New mechanical engineering professor assists with COVID-19 Risk Meter
College of Engineering Assistant Professor Aditya Nair is developing the predictive capabilities of the Truckee Meadows COVID-19 Risk Meter
Two mechanical engineering graduate students named 2021 Roy G. Post Scholarship recipients
Ph.D. candidates Megan Higley and Frank Pulciano have received the Post Scholarship for their research in nuclear energy and packaging.
Women in engineering continue tradition of excellence
In honor of International Women's Day, we celebrate the recent successes (and headlines) of the women in the College of Engineering
A firm foundation when the ground is shaky
Researchers demonstrate the benefits of helical piles in withstanding soil liquefaction during earthquakes.
Floris van Breugel awarded prestigious Air Force Research Laboratory grant
Van Breugel is one of 36 scientists to receive $450,000 through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
New roadside LiDAR sensors help build a safer transportation infrastructure
University of Nevada, Reno engineering researchers have expanded a network of LiDAR sensors to improve traffic efficiency, reduce accidents and facilitate the use of autonomous vehicles.
Materials Science and Engineering undergraduates earn prestigious scholarships
Zachary Wolff and Alexander Goldman have earned scholarships from the TMS Society, a national organization that awards only ten scholarships annually.
New Ph.D. program will improve engineering education for all learners
The College of Engineering aims to improve classroom practices and increase diversity in the field.
Krishna Pagilla has been elected a fellow of the ASCE
The election honors Pagilla’s more than 25 years of experience in water and wastewater treatment engineering, water resource recovery, water reuse, and environmental molecular biology and biotechnology.
Postdoctoral researcher wins international 3-minute thesis video competition
Elif Ecem Baş developed a machine learning algorithm that improves cyber-physical seismic hybrid simulations.
Water research leads to prestigious scholarship
Environmental Engineering Ph.D. candidate Lydia Peri recently earned the Water Environment Federation’s WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship for her work in water purification.
“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.