News: Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

Erica Marti fills tube with liquid while wearing protective goggles
People | June 19, 2015
Erica Marti, environmental engineering student, will travel to Germany this month to meet the world’s greatest minds in medicine, physics and chemistry.
Metal Rebel
Campus News | June 2, 2015
UNLV’s robotics team goes up against the likes of MIT, NASA, and Lockheed Martin in international competition this week. The humanoid robot, dubbed "Metal Rebel," must navigate a disaster simulation course.
Research | May 21, 2015
Amputation is a serious threat to people with diabetes. A team of UNLV faculty researchers, entrepreneurial students, and economic development experts is working to bring a better way to prevent the problem to market soon.
Harriet and Fred Cox
Campus News | May 8, 2015
Gift from Fred and Harriet Cox will fund successful design competition and give students access to the materials needed to complete design prototypes.
Students participate in the Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition
Campus News | May 5, 2015
Inventions from 28 teams on display May 7, including an autonomous security rover, UAVs, designs for the world’s longest water slide and a design for elevated office desks.
Paul Oh poses with a few of his robots
Research | April 21, 2015
Las Vegas as a high-tech center for robotics? It's doable in the next decade, according to engineering professor Paul Oh.
entrance to Beam Hall
Campus News | April 21, 2015
Graduate student groups take first and third prizes in Nevada Governor's Cup contest; awarded total of $35,000 to help advance business plans.
Beam Hall entrance
Campus News | April 15, 2015
Six UNLV student groups among the competition's 12 finalists; businesses range from a diagnostic shoe insole system to an audio book streaming service.
Ying Tian
Research | April 13, 2015
After seven firefighters died in a collapsed parking garage, engineering professor Ying Tian wanted to help design more resilient buildings. His research was shored up with seed money from a UNLV grant.
Science and Engineering Building
Campus News | March 12, 2015
Discussion will feature experts in nuclear weapon program activities, plasma physics and particle accelerators.
Members of DRC-HUBO at UNLV team working on a robot
Campus News | March 8, 2015
$3.5 million in prizes at stake as human-robot teams attempt simulated disaster response in June final event.
Kwang Jim Kim in research lab
Campus News | March 6, 2015
Kim, a leading expert in active materials and energy systems, recognized with annual award from Nevada Board of Regents at March 6 meeting.