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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’s Team Las Vegas took first place for Innovation and second place for Engineering and Architecture in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition.

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



News Center Stories

In the News

Nov. 20, 2018

The Henderson City Council is expected to proclaim Nov. 20 as Hailey Dawson Day.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Nov. 20, 2018

When Maria Gerardi met Hailey Dawson while looking for an engineering project to help with her UNLV graduate school thesis, she knew she had picked the right career.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
Nov. 16, 2018

With her 3-D printed hand, she won hearts and the spotlight throwing out the first ball at 30 major league baseball games across the country.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
Nov. 5, 2018

As the world begins to learn about blockchain, a local professor is up to speed because he's been doing research on the new technology for about two years.

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