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New cybersecurity minor paving the way for a new bachelor's in the field — making UNLV one of just a few universities in the nation to offer such a program.
UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
The Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition is the showcase event for undergraduates from the Howard R. Hughes School of Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The biannual competition began in 1992 and encompasses all engineering disciplines, including electrical, mechanical and civil engineering.
Demand in the cyber security field is relentless, but no one seems to want to do it the job. In fact, in Las Vegas, the lack of cyber security specialists has been a problem for a long time.
UNLV President Len Jessup asked lawmakers Friday for $4 million to plan a new building for the school’s engineering program. He said the hope would be to expand efforts in biomedical engineering, and he sees future partnerships with UNLV’s new medical school.
Rama Venkat, dean of the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, is calling UNLV’s latest collaboration — a $5 million, five-year master service agreement with Lockheed Martin — “one of a kind.”
Diversification of the economy has been a goal of many Nevada local and state officials for the past several years. While the resort corridor drives a large portion of the local economy, some experts are starting to take notice of a changing economic landscape in Clark County.
Lincy Professor of Unmanned Aerial Systems
An internationally renowned expert in autonomous systems, drones, and robotics.
Lincy Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
An expert in the theory and application of transportation systems, traffic dynamics, and distracted driving
Dean, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering
An expert in electrical and computer engineering, solid state sensors, devices, physics, and modeling of devices and photonics.