Nevada Engineers Go to Disneyland

Engineers have to be good at math and science, but they also have to be creative. This year, three engineering students at the University of Nevada, Reno used both their engineering skills and their creativity in a competition sponsored by Walt Disney Imagineering. Every year, Walt Disney Imagineering challenges college students to design a Disney-inspired experience based on …

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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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Two New Robots Join Robotics Lab

Researchers in the Computer Science and Engineering Department are excited to have two new robots in their lab this year. The new robots will help professors and students better understand how humans and robots can work together. Computer scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno are studying how robots can be used in places like …

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