Topic: solar energy

Student Kristen Tagaytayan works with perovskites
Research | January 12, 2022

UNLV graduate student Kristen Tagaytayan’s research into energy efficiency lands her a NASA fellowship working on space probe technology.

unlv solar decathlon team during construction
Campus News | April 20, 2021

Multidisciplinary student team overcame 2020 pandemic obstacles and competition delays to win first in the operations and presentation categories, and second place for innovation and energy.

a student wearing a face mask, hard hat and safety vest operates a table saw
Business and Community | March 26, 2021

After pandemic delays, about 50 students on Team Las Vegas gear up for UNLV's third showdown in the international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition.

conceptual image of Team Las Vegas' 2020 Solar Decathlon home entry
Business and Community | February 5, 2019

Students will build sustainable home of healing for military veterans as they compete against international teams in U.S. Department of Energy contest.

UNLV engineering students
Campus News | December 27, 2017

News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.

A self-sufficient home sits in the desert.
Campus News | October 9, 2017

Voting for the Solar Decathlon People's Choice Award is open, and UNLV's team needs your support.

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System facility
Research | November 8, 2016

Director of UNLV's Center for Energy Research Robert Boehm helps make serious improvements that cut down on desert solar power plant's use of water.