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From professional reasons to personal connections, faculty across campus share why they’re fond of certain works they penned.
Kwang Kim, winner of the 2016 Harry Reid Silver State Research Award, designs substances that propel us into a cleaner, healthier future.
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.
In Louisville, Kentucky, citizen participation is an essential element in the city's initial steps toward becoming a smart city. Officials are relying on knowledgeable citizens and groups like the Civic Data Alliance to come up with ways to connect the city's data with smart home devices and services. For example, a two-bedroom apartment in the downtown area used by technology publication CNET to test smart home devices and how they can integrate with the city features light bulbs that change color to indicate air quality levels. A smart speaker connected to Amazon's digital assistant Alexa can provide daily briefings from the city's mayor.
A new piece of software developed by students will make streetlight outage detection a lot easier and faster for the City of Las Vegas.
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.