In The News: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 23, 2022

UNLV researchers are part of a team that will receive almost three million dollars of federal funding for a project focused on the workforce for nuclear energy.

January 18, 2022

Kristen Tagaytayan carefully unearthed her research sample from a nitrogen glovebox. She gingerly placed the sample onto her workspace and added a nickel chemical solution to it. Using a razor blade, she evened out the mixture across a glass slide and placed it in the lab's oven, where she watched it cook from behind the glass window.

Panay News
December 16, 2021

On June 3, the SpaceX CRS-22 rocket took off for the International Space Station-bound from Cape Canaveral, Florida. On board was unusual cargo: oral bacteria and saliva.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
December 13, 2021

The future is being assembled piece by piece at UNLV. A human-like robot developed by engineering students is attracting worldwide attention.

KSNV-TV: News 3
November 24, 2021

UNLV students are paving the way for robots to save human lives.

Nuclear Newswire
November 12, 2021

ANS is hosting a virtual Graduate School Fair on Friday, November 19, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (EST). The goal of the event is to help prepare the next generation of nuclear professionals and to keep early career and seasoned experts at the top of their game.
September 29, 2021

A UConn Health researcher and Biomedical Engineering faculty member, Dr. Changchun Liu, in collaboration with a researcher at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has received a National Institute of Health (NIH) R21 award for their project, “Durable Self-cleaning Fluorinated Graphene Oxide Coated N95 Respirators.”

Mirage News
September 29, 2021

A UConn Health researcher has won a federal grant to develop respirator masks that could help mitigate the spread of airborne illnesses like COVID-19.

Dental Tribune
September 23, 2021

For this experiment, engineers at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV) created innovative automatic microjet pumps that were 3D printed.

El Dentista Moderno
September 2, 2021

Last June, NASA's SpaceX Dragon space rocket took off from Florida with, among other scientific experiments, 30 saliva samples that will be part of a dental experiment.

The Daily Guardian
August 30, 2021

It is the first dental study to be performed in zero gravity, and sponsored by the National Laboratory of the International Space Station in the United States, in collaboration with NASA and Colgate Palmolive.

Gaceta Dental
August 25, 2021

Dentistry has penetrated the atmosphere and has taken its first steps in outer space.