News: Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

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UNLV History | June 14, 2018
Learn more about the namesake of UNLV’s basketball practice center and engineering programs for undergraduates.
Two students practice swordfighting
Campus News | June 14, 2018
From magic and witchcraft to building robots using Legos, these wild courses can put swordfighters in training and future presidents ready to deal with environmental catastrophe.
sign for "UNLV Research & Economic Development"
Research | June 6, 2018
Thirty-eight faculty will receive a combined $332,270 in seed funding for their research, scholarship, and creative activity.
Portrait Eakalak Khan
People | May 14, 2018
A firm believer in perseverance, this engineering professor hopes to contribute to Nevada’s water conservation efforts.
UNLV students in caps and gowns celebrating commencement
People | May 9, 2018
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Michelle Quizon
People | May 8, 2018
Commencement speaker Michelle Quizon is searching for the right materials to help build artificial organs that could help make diabetes a thing of the past.
Portrait Michael Schwob
Research | May 3, 2018
Stepping into the world of research helped one student choose a career, make new friends, and get a head start on the future.
esports arena competition
Campus News | May 1, 2018
Esport championship, an Oprah Moment, and a (somewhat) daring neurologist — News from around campus
Engineering students use a laptop and tools to fix two box-like robots
Campus News | April 27, 2018
Rebel Robotics team wins out over more than a dozen schools in American Society of Mechanical Engineers competition; takes on world next.
two men holding old photos
UNLV History | April 24, 2018
The 25-year-old triumph of two UNLV engineering professors and their quest to build the world’s largest flying disc.
woman behind computer terminal
People | April 18, 2018
Professor Fatma Nasoz earns 2018 Faculty/Staff Community Outreach Award for program providing computer coding opportunities to underserved female students.
Maxim Sonsa, electrical engineering, working on his senior project, a toaster that also butters toast.
Campus News | April 16, 2018
Projects include a portable wind turbine for easy power generation following natural disaster, a mobile app that helps shelter animals find families, and a hands-free thermal imaging camera for first responders.