Current Mechanical Engineering News
After growing up and working on the East Coast, this West Virginia native is bringing her passion for engineering and teaching to UNLV
On-campus lab testing materials for NASA Artemis Program’s Orion spacecraft.
UNLV teaming with DRI, UNR to offer K-12 teacher trainings this summer; training at UNLV scheduled for May 28-June 1.
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Nearly 40 student-created engineering projects provide technological solutions to real-world problems; prototypes on display May 9 at Thomas & Mack Center.
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant is as curious as he was in the third grade — only now he's an undergraduate researcher.
Mechanical Engineering In The News
Cracks in the desert floor appear random to the untrained eye, even beautifully so, but those patterns of dried clay turn out to be predictable — and useful in designing advanced materials.
The construction of a solar plant that would send power to Nevada, Arizona and California is receiving pushback from some environmental groups.
After years of throwing baseballs, eight-year-old Hailey Dawson made history as the first person to throw out the first pitch at every MLB stadium, the National Baseball Hall of Fame said.
Workers at the Yucca Mountain Project in Nevada could be exposed to potentially serious respiratory and radiation hazards if the long-planned High Level Nuclear Waste repository is revived and advanced by Congress, two presenters explained in an education
Inventor and businessman Elon Musk is one of several space entrepreneurs who is pushing for a permanent human presence on Mars. But a venture across millions of miles of hostile space is not only expensive but would be incredibly dangerous.
The Robotics Academy of Nevada - a new statewide professional development program funded by Tesla's K-12 Education Investment Fund - is being developed by the Desert Research Institute, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the University of Nevada, Reno. Facilitated by DRI's Pre-K-12 STEM education and outreach program, Science Alive, the new academy will launch this summer in partnership with the Colleges of Engineering at Nevada's research universities in Reno and Las Vegas.