News: Department of Mechanical Engineering

man working with mechanical engineering equipment outside
People | November 8, 2023

Gustavo Moreno explores new methods for power generation at the Center for Energy Research.

three individuals inflating a balloon for a scientific project
Campus News | October 11, 2023

Student team to participate in upcoming solar eclipses for nationwide NASA project; Oct. 14 celestial event visible in Las Vegas.

exterior of building under construction
Campus News | August 10, 2023

Summer sees significant progress on what will soon become UNLV Engineering’s signature new facility; AEB set to open January 2024.

environmental portrait of UNLV Goldwater scholarship recipients
People | April 13, 2023

Undergraduates Vesper Evereux and Faria Tavacoli selected for the Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most coveted STEM awards in the country. 

Rebel Girls & Company dance team
Campus News | February 10, 2023

A collection of news stories highlighting expert insights, new collaborations, and academic achievement.

H. Jeremy Cho
Research | February 9, 2023

New UNLV research is using a resource hidden in plain sight, pulling water out of thin air through atmospheric water harvesting.

Ph.D. engineering graduate George William Kajjumba is hooded during the Spring 2022 commencement ceremony
Campus News | December 28, 2022

Student achievements including competition wins, a science fellowship first, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2022.

UNLV Engineering team's robot shaking hands with student
Campus News | December 5, 2022

A roundup of students and faculty whose innovation and expertise made news headlines.

two men holding old photos
UNLV History | November 4, 2022

The 25-year-old triumph of two UNLV engineering professors and their quest to build the world’s largest flying disc.

Avatar-Hubo gets ready to stand as two students work on computers.
Campus News | November 1, 2022

Robotics come to life for a team of faculty and student engineers as they prepare for the finals of the $10 million ANA Avatar XPRIZE competition. 

student interacting with humanoid robot
Campus News | October 27, 2022

UNLV’s Team-Hubo heads to the $10 million ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition in Long Beach, CA.

man viewing a display at student competition
Campus News | May 3, 2022

More than 50 student teams are competing for cash prizes in this battle of innovation.