News: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Two students work on a mechanical apparatus
Research | December 3, 2019
Collaboration, confidence-building, and cash prizes are hallmark of product prototype showcase.
Melissa Morris standing in front of Tau Beta Pi marker at TBE.
People | October 28, 2019
After growing up and working on the East Coast, this West Virginia native is bringing her passion for engineering and teaching to UNLV
A UNLV student wearing goggles, and one wearing a hat and glasses, stare at materials in a vice.
Research | September 25, 2019
On-campus lab testing materials for NASA Artemis Program’s Orion spacecraft.
UNLV instructor at computer talking to two students
Business and Community | May 23, 2019
UNLV teaming with DRI, UNR to offer K-12 teacher trainings this summer; training at UNLV scheduled for May 28-June 1.
Decorated UNLV mortarboard with students in background
People | May 15, 2019
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Red event program for Senior Design Competition with electrical device in background
Business and Community | May 8, 2019
Nearly 40 student-created engineering projects provide technological solutions to real-world problems; prototypes on display May 9 at Thomas & Mack Center.
Patrick Messimertesting a the strength of a 3d printed piece of material.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant is as curious as he was in the third grade — only now he's an undergraduate researcher.
Research | April 16, 2019
UNLV’s Research & Creative Honors Program provides undergraduates with unique opportunities that prepare them for graduate studies.
Greg Lull leans against a wall
People | February 7, 2019
UNLV grad brings an engineering mindset to his role as chief marketing officer for Credit Karma
Two students are debating with one another.
Campus News | December 27, 2018
Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.
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Research | October 4, 2018
UNLV engineers developed a team of drones that detect radioactivity in areas where it’s unsafe or unfeasible for other trackers to go.
man in white lab coat
People | September 4, 2018
Solar power is the future of energy, and this undergraduate engineering student is working on the future of solar cells.