UNLV faculty discoveries have commercial applications with value to the university, the private sector, and, ultimately, you. Learn about UNLV chemistry professor Ernesto Abel-Santos, who is working to move his innovative thinking out of the laboratory and into the boardroom.
Meet Dong-Chan Lee, one of several UNLV recipients of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER Award, the highly competitive grant designed to establish leadership in education and research.
UNLV is going big and thinking small as it moves to the forefront of solar energy research. The UNLV Center for Energy Research has installed the world’s most powerful solar energy generator while a UNLV chemist is working to expand solar cell technology.
Designed to encourage faculty collaboration and acquisition of external grant funding, the President’s Research Award has also sparked intriguing research projects on subjects ranging from nanotechnology to volcanoes.
Hydrogen may be the fuel of the future, but myriad research challenges must be addressed before its potential is realized. UNLV science and engineering faculty are leading the effort to harness the power of nature’s most abundant element