News: Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Campus News | May 3, 2022

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

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Campus News | February 10, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and events at UNLV.

Student Kristen Tagaytayan works with perovskites
Research | January 12, 2022

UNLV graduate student Kristen Tagaytayan’s research into energy efficiency lands her a NASA fellowship working on space probe technology.

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Research | December 27, 2021

UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a roundup of some of our top stories of 2021.

A man sits in front of a whiteboard holding an acoustic guitar
People | November 22, 2021

Assistant professor-in-residence makes engineering students understand physics just as smoothly as he makes the six-string wail.

A man in a faun costume peers through a 3D printer
Campus News | November 10, 2021

Lied Library’s Makerspace has let students dive into DIY projects. With more facilities on the way, UNLV is creating a pipeline for students to take their ideas from dorm-room dream to mass-produced products.

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Campus News | July 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.

A device created by UNLV Engineering researchers for a space experiment
Research | May 29, 2021

First-of-its-kind device developed by UNLV for International Space Station experiment will test microgravity and Earth differences in growth and treatment of oral bacteria.

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Campus News | March 29, 2021

U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 26 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100.

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People | December 6, 2020

Alumna credits her involvement in a student organization with her current career in aeronautical engineering.

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People | December 6, 2020

Alumna Valentina Alayon says exploring her options at UNLV prepared her for a career in mechanical engineering.

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Campus News | October 23, 2020

While navigating the challenges of a global pandemic, UNLV’s Engineers Without Borders student chapter is building a better world through philanthropy.