In The News: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

March 8, 2019

Apple and Qualcomm are duking it out over patents in a courtroom in downtown San Diego. But 13 miles away at an Apple Store at the University Town Center, the iPhone maker was dealing with other business.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 24, 2018

Hundreds of UNLV engineering students have a chance to launch their careers with a job fair featuring 90 companies Thursday.

July 14, 2017

Imagination Technologies (IMG.L) announces the launch of MIPSfpga 2.0, the next generation of its highly successful CPU education infrastructure. MIPSfpga 2.0 represents a comprehensive set of teaching materials for teaching computer architecture – including full, open access to a MIPS CPU to let students see the actual RTL code and study the inner workings of the processor. MIPSfpga 2.0 is part of the Imagination University Programme (IUP), which provides students with a unique opportunity to learn using a commercially available CPU architecture.

Las Vegas Sun
February 2, 2017

Among the implausible and impossible, countless curiosities mingled beneath the metal shadow of the famed unisphere at the 1964 World’s Fair.

Amazon Developer
January 19, 2017

With Amazon Alexa, developers are creating novel and delightful voice experiences for customers. University students are rethinking the way we live. Meet Adam Betemedhin, an Electrical Engineering major, and Kevin Duong-Tran, a Computer Science major, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Adam and Kevin, along with roughly 20 other students from multi-disciplinary backgrounds at UNLV, are participating in the 2017 Solar Decathlon, a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy that will culminate in October of this year.

Desert Companion
March 16, 2016

When Jay Sarno opened Circus Circus casino in 1968, he charged an admission fee to visitors. “He thought it was so unique and wonderful that people would pay to go in,” says UNLV history professor Eugene Moehring.

February 22, 2016

For decades after their introduction in the 1960s, commercial supercomputers were considered mysterious oracles of computation, dedicated to solving a small class of numeric problems and reserved for the dedicated use of a single organization or department. Every system was lovingly handmade from esoteric, bespoke processor, I/O and cooling components.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
October 16, 2015

Talk about a fun day at school. More than 800 Clark County students got to learn about the construction industry.

Las Vegas Weekly
April 30, 2015
Robots build cars, vacuum floors and complete sophisticated, minimally invasive medical procedures. But there’s still one thing they can’t do, a scientific head-scratcher that continues to distinguish machines from human beings: While a robot might outsmart a single human, it cannot defeat two.
April 27, 2015
Imagination is releasing a free version of its Linux-ready MIPS MicroAptiv CPU to universities called “MIPSfpga,” which will offer fully transparent RTL.
February 12, 2015
November 2, 2014