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Department of Mechanical Engineering
UNLV engineers developed a team of drones that detect radioactivity in areas where it’s unsafe or unfeasible for other trackers to go.
Solar power is the future of energy, and this undergraduate engineering student is working on the future of solar cells.
From magic and witchcraft to building robots using Legos, these wild courses can put swordfighters in training and future presidents ready to deal with environmental catastrophe.
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Commencement speaker Michelle Quizon is searching for the right materials to help build artificial organs that could help make diabetes a thing of the past.
Rebel Robotics team wins out over more than a dozen schools in American Society of Mechanical Engineers competition; takes on world next.
The 25-year-old triumph of two UNLV engineering professors and their quest to build the world’s largest flying disc.
Kwang Kim, a 2018 Distinguished Professor, work in biomedical engineering is inspiring a new generation of researchers.
March 31 game marks 8-year-old Las Vegas girl Hailey Dawson's first Major League Baseball park pitch in 2018 using her UNLV 3D-printed hand.
The co-founder of UNLV’s first esports organization on building community among gamers and UNLV’s chances of winning its first Mountain West Showdown.
Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.
A pedestrian lighting system, a new pallet design for warehouses, a remote-controlled device that can detect IEDs, and a location-sharing app designed to encourage human interaction among more than 30 projects on display.
From a campus proposal under UNLV's "kissing tree" to a medical crisis — how alumni Matthew and Laura Cutler have handled it all.
Meet Maria Gerardi, the UNLV engineering graduate student behind 7-year-old Hailey Dawson's World Series pitch using a 3D-printed prosthetic hand.
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Mechanical Engineering In The News
She’s just eight but is inspiring kids and adults across the country. We’ve been following the story of Hailey Dawson on her Journey to 30 and now, she’s completed her mission to throw out the first pitch at each MLB ballpark.
History was made Sunday afternoon at Angels stadium as 8 year old, Hailey Dawson, achieved her quest to become the first person the throw out the first pitch at all thirty Major League ballparks using her robotic right hand that was made by a 3-D printer.
8-year-old Hailey Dawson fulfilled her dream of throwing out the first pitch at every Major League Baseball ballpark.
Thanks to a 3D-printed hand, Hailey Dawson just made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for being the person to throw out the first pitch in every major league ballpark.
An inspiring journey that began more than three years ago was completed at Angel Stadium on Sunday afternoon, as 8-year-old Hailey Dawson achieved her quest to become the first person to throw out the first pitch at all 30 Major League ballparks.