Department of Mechanical Engineering News
The Department of Mechanical Engineering prepares students for the lifelong practice of mechanical engineering and related engineering disciplines. The department teaches students to become problem solvers through the application of science in order to deal with the relations among forces, work or energy, and power in designing systems, which will ultimately contribute to the betterment of the human environment.
Current Mechanical Engineering News
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.
Alumna credits her involvement in a student organization with her current career in aeronautical engineering.
Alumna Valentina Alayon says exploring her options at UNLV prepared her for a career in mechanical engineering.
While navigating the challenges of a global pandemic, UNLV’s Engineers Without Borders student chapter is building a better world through philanthropy.
Team climbs to new heights in standings at Baja SAE competition in a year where the rubber never met the road.
Alexandrea Washington to create soft robotic platform capable of traversing extraterrestrial terrains.
Mechanical Engineering In The News
A proposed solar project in Southern Nevada’s Moapa Valley would be the state’s largest if built, but opponents are saying, “not in my backyard.”
In research that may eventually help crops survive drought, scientists at Princeton University have uncovered a key reason that mixing material called hydrogels with soil has sometimes proven disappointing for farmers.
Two UNLV engineering students won the university’s senior design competition last month with a timely project — a microwave for COVID-19 disinfection.
In this episode we will explore the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Due to its location in the city nicknamed “The Entertainment Capital of the World,” students at UNLV have the unique opportunity to study the hospitality and entertainment industries in their own backyard - Las Vegas. In addition to having a Digital Experience Lab focused on entertainment design, and a robotics lab using virtual reality to guide robots to new heights, UNLV is recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as a “very high research activity” R1 public research university. Get ready to experience the University of Nevada, Las Vegas!
Geisel Software, a Massachusetts-based custom software development firm, and University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) are pleased to announce they have been awarded a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The award will support the development of a solution that will allow for collaborative mobility and manipulation in a heterogeneous robotic environment.
Nevada is a big player in renewable energy. But while it ranks among the top five states for both solar and geothermal energy production, it lags well behind in wind energy production, where it falls 33rd.