News: Department of Mechanical Engineering

two people working on an engine
Campus News | September 16, 2020
Team climbs to new heights in standings at Baja SAE competition in a year where the rubber never met the road.
UNLV mechanical engineering student Alexandrea Washington poses for a portrait in the Engineering Building courtyard
Campus News | August 12, 2020
Alexandrea Washington to create soft robotic platform capable of traversing extraterrestrial terrains.
Lied Library at UNLV
Campus News | May 19, 2020
As daily life around the country came to a sudden halt in March, UNLV rapidly reconfigured the rhythms of its day-to-day operations and lent its considerable expertise to fighting the virus in Nevada.
Two women stand in front of an image of a Martian rover
Research | May 19, 2020
Pair of geoscience professors at the forefront of UNLV’s contributions to Mars exploration, but plenty more academics are involved in the Red Planet.
portrait of man in black and white
People | April 17, 2020
Mechanical engineering major Jordan Siatuu advises that it is important to develop a daily schedule.
woman wearing face shield and face mask
Business and Community | April 16, 2020
Engineering faculty, staff, and grad students design and fabricate personal protective equipment for local health care professionals.
Research | February 14, 2020
UNLV doctoral student Pouya Shojaei among nine selected in NASA collaboration project.
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.