News: Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

Campus News | November 15, 2013
The Solar Decathlon team shows the world how to build a smart desert home.
Robert Schill portrait
Research | November 1, 2013
UNLV faculty discoveries have commercial applications with value to the university, the private sector, and, ultimately, you. Learn about UNLV engineering professor Robert Schill, who is working to move his innovative thinking out of the laboratory and into the boardroom.
Picture of solar-powered house.
Research | November 1, 2013
Talent and hard work helped Team UNLV earn their top-in-the-nation ranking in the Solar Decathlon 2013. But research is the next priority for several team members after the award-winning home is relocated to the Las Vegas Springs Preserve.
Research | October 16, 2013
Resident experts Barbara Luke and Wanda Taylor weigh in as UNLV prepares to participate in the Great Nevada Shakeout on Thursday.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Campus News | October 12, 2013
DesertSol also ties for third place in the engineering contest and was the top performing home by an American team in the prestigious international competition.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Campus News | October 11, 2013
DesertSol ranked second overall through eight events; fifth place in architectural design. The grand prize winner will be announced Saturday.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Campus News | October 10, 2013
Desert Sol ranked second overall through six events; Grand Prize winner to be announced Saturday
Business and Community | October 10, 2013
Water Authority executive Pat Mulroy spends a week as a visiting scholar and encourages engineering students to keep an eye on the big picture.
Campus News | October 3, 2013
You can help UNLV win the People's Choice Award in the prestigious Solar Decathlon, a competition to build an energy-efficient home. Vote online now.
construction workers building decatholon project
Campus News | September 20, 2013
View a tour of the DesertSol, UNLV's entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013.
Research | September 3, 2013
Engineering professor Pushkin Kachroo shares his ideas for making transportation around the Valley faster and safer.
People | August 27, 2013
The computer science professor talks video game hacking, music, and how to improve computers for visually impaired users.