News: Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

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Campus News | April 22, 2010
Wind/Solar Powered Road Sign, Mobile Garbage Can, Autonomous Recycling Sorter, Programmable Shower Head and More on Display April 30
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Campus News | April 6, 2010
Civil Engineering Students from 17 Universities - including UNLV – Put Technical, Environmental Design Skills to Test During Competition April 8-10
Lake Mead
Research | April 2, 2010
While drought conditions in the West continue to produce record drops in water levels at Lake Mead, a rising tide of research at UNLV seeks to address some of the region's most pressing water issues.
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Business and Community | February 3, 2010
UNLV fall-prevention and safety training program targets the local construction workforce and Latino workers, a group that suffers disproportionately from workplace injury and death.
Research | February 3, 2010
Wetter conditions could increase water storage in Lake Mead by nine to 48 Percent within two years.
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Campus News | December 11, 2009
Kerkorian, Molasky to be Awarded Honorary Doctorates; Ceremony Available Live Online for First Time
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Research | November 1, 2009
UNLV faculty demonstrate that research is actually the mother of invention – although necessity certainly got them thinking.
People | July 22, 2009
Erin Breen is busy saving lives. Her work with UNLV’s Transportation Research Center focuses on traffic safety issues – particularly related to teenagers. The personal tragedies she works tirelessly to prevent were brought home to her last summer in a way she never imagined.
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Business and Community | July 22, 2009
One Las Vegas neighborhood is cutting summertime energy bills in half thanks to a collaborative partnership between the UNLV Center for Energy Research, Pulte Homes, and NV Energy.
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Research | July 22, 2009
UNLV geoscientists are shaking things up with a new 3-D model showing how the Las Vegas Valley will respond to earthquakes. The model will help officials and planners design safer buildings and improve disaster relief plans.
solar array
Research | July 22, 2009
UNLV is going big and thinking small as it moves to the forefront of solar energy research. The UNLV Center for Energy Research has installed the world’s most powerful solar energy generator while a UNLV chemist is working to expand solar cell technology.
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Research | November 1, 2008
Engineering professor Brendan O’Toole and his team are driven to find ways to protect soldiers through the innovative use of research and technology.