Solar Decathlon Success

Nasko Balaktchiev, Project Manager and Ashna Ayub, Mechanical Engineering Junior Work on 2017 Solar Decathlon House
Nov. 3, 2017

Team Las Vegas walked away with the top prize in Innovation, and second place in both Architecture and Engineering for its Sinatra Living home at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 in Denver in October. Students from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds worked for nearly two years to plan, design, and build the home. The team finished eighth overall.