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Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Oct 4, 2018
Research

UNLV engineers developed a team of drones that detect radioactivity in areas where it’s unsafe or unfeasible for other trackers to go.


man in white lab coat
Sep 4, 2018
People

Solar power is the future of energy, and this undergraduate engineering student is working on the future of solar cells.


Two students practice swordfighting
Jun 14, 2018
Campus News

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 students in caps and gowns celebrating commencement
May 9, 2018
People

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.


Michelle Quizon
May 8, 2018
People

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.


Engineering students use a laptop and tools to fix two box-like robots
Apr 27, 2018
Campus News

Rebel Robotics team wins out over more than a dozen schools in American Society of Mechanical Engineers competition; takes on world next.


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Apr 24, 2018
UNLV History

The 25-year-old triumph of two UNLV engineering professors and their quest to build the world’s largest flying disc.


Portrait of Mechanical Engineering Professor Kwang J. Kim, Ph.D.
Apr 10, 2018
People

Kwang Kim, a 2018 Distinguished Professor, work in biomedical engineering is inspiring a new generation of researchers.


Mar 15, 2018
Business and Community

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.


Portrait of Milo Ocampo
Mar 7, 2018
People

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.


UNLV grad cap
Dec 15, 2017
People

Five UNLV graduates will be recognized by President Len Jessup during winter commencement for their combination of academic excellence and service to the community.


Dec 6, 2017
Business and 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.


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Nov 16, 2017
People

From a campus proposal under UNLV's "kissing tree" to a medical crisis — how alumni Matthew and Laura Cutler have handled it all.


Oct 27, 2017
People

Meet Maria Gerardi, the UNLV engineering graduate student behind 7-year-old Hailey Dawson's World Series pitch using a 3D-printed prosthetic hand.