Bridge Survives Simulated Earthquake

The latest earthquake engineering test at the University of Nevada, Reno was a huge success for Professor Saiid Saiidi. After years of testing, Dr. Saiidi designed a bridge using new materials that was able to stand up to a strong simulated earthquake on the University’s shake tables. The University owns four shake tables, which are …

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UNR Highlights: Desert Bio-Fuels

Dr. Hongfei Lin is studying plants that grow in dry climates that can be used for creating biofuels. This is ideal for a state like Nevada that has plenty of unused space, but not very much water. Hongfei and other professors are working together to find ways to create sustainable chemical production, including fuel chemicals, …

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