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Educate, Engage, Inspire, Innovate

We are committed to: creating hands-on experiential learning at all student levels; fostering an environment of innovation and high-impact research; engaging the community and collaborating internally and externally; and inspiring each other to continue learning and overcoming challenges.


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Hailey's Hand

UNLV created a 3D-printed hand for four-year old Hailey Dawson. On September 16 she completed her “Journey to 30”, throwing out the first pitch at every Major League Baseball field!

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Senior Design

A capstone of every engineering student’s academic experience, the Fred & Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition encourages students to use everything they have learned to plan, design and build a real-world solution to an engineering challenge.

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Solar Decathlon

UNLV is once again competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition, just one of 11 universities worldwide chosen to compete in 2020.

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Student Resources

We’re here to help! We encourage you to utilize all of the resources the College has to offer to help you be successful in your engineering academic career. We offer academic advising, tutoring labs, internship and career services, and more. For additional resources, please see our Student Resources page.

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  • Dean, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering
  • Lincy Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Lincy Professor of Unmanned Aerial Systems



News Center Stories

In the News

Dec. 19, 2019

The study explored a system that notified workers through vibrations where nearby machinery and vehicles were in operations. The experiment even went so far as to cover the eyes of the participants, resulting in 95% accuracy in completing tasks.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Dec. 16, 2019

When Mary Bodimer and her husband, John, moved into their Las Vegas rental home in May, they noticed a suspicious patch on the master bedroom’s ceiling.

KSNV-TV: News 3
Dec. 6, 2019

It could be described as UNLV’s version of CES, senior engineering students took part Thursday in the Senior Design Competition.

Nov. 27, 2019

Research — there’s no question the UNLV School of Medicine is a true believer in its importance.

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Your support will help us create hands-on experiential learning at all student levels; foster an environment of innovation and high-impact research; engage and collaborate with the community on meaningful projects; and inspire our students to continue learning and overcome whatever challenges they face. Find out all the different ways you can help.