Megan Downs

Communications Liaison, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

Articles by Megan Downs

UNLV engineering students will showcase their inventions
Campus News | December 1, 2015
Inventions from 21 teams on display Dec. 3 include a mechanized sock donner, a drone that detects methane gas, and enhanced parking options for the UNLV campus.
closeup of robot
Research | December 1, 2015
The creations of Paul Oh, technologist and visionary, are in the vanguard of a robotics revolution.
Josefina Ly
People | October 26, 2015
The Engineering College admissions counselor is inspired by the beneficial experiences her mother provided her and her siblings despite a limited income.
Closeup of construction equipment
Campus News | September 28, 2015
More than 800 high school students will attend event, tour campus, and visit engineering laboratories.
Joel Trubatch works with Metal Rebel
Campus News | September 23, 2015
UNLV's humanoid robot, designed to save lives in disasters, will showcase a distinctly different talent at the annual art and music festival this weekend.
Erica Marti fills tube with liquid while wearing protective goggles
People | June 19, 2015
Erica Marti, environmental engineering student, will travel to Germany this month to meet the world’s greatest minds in medicine, physics and chemistry.
Metal Rebel
Campus News | June 2, 2015
UNLV’s robotics team goes up against the likes of MIT, NASA, and Lockheed Martin in international competition this week. The humanoid robot, dubbed "Metal Rebel," must navigate a disaster simulation course.
Harriet and Fred Cox
Campus News | May 8, 2015
Gift from Fred and Harriet Cox will fund successful design competition and give students access to the materials needed to complete design prototypes.
Students participate in the Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition
Campus News | May 5, 2015
Inventions from 28 teams on display May 7, including an autonomous security rover, UAVs, designs for the world’s longest water slide and a design for elevated office desks.