Nuclear Energy Open Panel – 3/28 at 6 pm – Frandsen Humanities 207

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Nuclear Energy Open Panel

Thursday, March 28th at 6:00pm
Frandsen Humanities 207

Curious about the myths and stigmas behind nuclear energy?
What does “split don’t emit” mean?

Join us for free pizza , a short presentation and an open
panel on nuclear energy
Contact with questions


Spring CEE FE Review Sessions

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Spring CEE FE Review Sessions
Nervous about the FE Exam? Come join your professors and review before you take the test!

3/25- Environmental with Dr. Marchand 5:30-7:30pm 3/26- Water Resources with Dr. Bennett
3/27- Structural with Dr. Ryan 7-9pm
3/28- Geotechnical with Dr. Motamed 5:30-7:30p 3/29- Transportation with Dr. Xu 5:30-7:30pm
*All sessions held in SEM 261*
To sign up use this link or go to and find the link under the schedule tab
Free for ASCE members
$5 per session for nonmembers (pay at door)
Email or stop by SEM 119 with any questions


Data Wranglers Service

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The University Libraries are excited to announce a new Data Wrangler service! Data Wranglers offer assistance and guidance to any UNR community member on a wide variety of statistical analysis software, including SPSS, STATA, R, and Python.

Data Wranglers are available for consultations in the DataWorks North computer lab located on the first floor for the Knowledge Center.

To sign up for an appointment, students, faculty, or staff can go to:

SWE Fundraiser – 4/1 from 5-9 pm at Great Basin Brewery

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SWE is hosting a fundraiser on April 1st from 5-9pm at Great Basin Brewery.

Great Basin has promised that 10% of food proceeds will go to SWE if people mention UNR SWE Fundraiser or present the flyer at the event. There will also be a silent auction and individuals can bid on various items.

Last year some of the items included: speakers, spa packages, gift cards, etc. This event is open to all individuals interested, including non-engineering majors and even non-students.

ASHRAE Yea Bocce Ball – 2/28 – 6-9pm at Bundox Bocce

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YEA Bocce Ball
Thursday, February 28, 6 pm – 9 pm
bundox bocce | 1 s lake st. reno ,nv Fun/Networking!
Join your local ASHRAE chapter for fun, games, networking!

Come learn about the Northern Nevada ASHRAE scholarships for engineering students.
Make lasting connections with industry professionals in the HVAC industry.
And the best part, it’s FREE!

Just RSVP by February 27, 2019 @ noon to to reserve your spot!

E-FIT Leaders Needed

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The College of Engineering is looking for up to 93 Engineering Pack Leaders for the summer program described below. Applications due March 1st. Mandatory training is on Friday Aug. 16 and the program starts August 17.

Short for “Engineering-Freshman Intensive Transition,” E-FIT is a week- long academic program (August 17-22) designed to increase success for incoming college students. The program offers a glimpse into the University’s rigorous academic expectations and college life prior to the start of the semester.

Pack Leaders will be responsible for:

• Mentoring the incoming students -help with homework, advise students on being good students, answer questions about student life and what the college has to offer

• Helping students navigate campus -take students to/and attend some study and discipline specific sessions with students, have meals with students

• Running the lab sessions -helping with projects and ensuring safety

• Grading exams and homework assignments

• Interacting with the students and being a good role model

You will be compensated $500 for the 5.5 day period plus 1 day of training with meals included. If you are living in the residence halls, you will be allowed to move into your room early.

 You must be enrolled for the Fall 2019 semester to be considered for this position.

 Please go to the following site for more information and to apply to be a leader:

 If you have been a mentor in past years, please fill out the 2019 application.

 If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Vollstedt at

 Thank you!

Ann-Marie Vollstedt, Ph.D.


College of Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno

STEM Research Opportunity

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U N I V E R S IT Y  O F  N E V A D A , RE NO


Build experience. Prepare for the future. Find your passion.

summer research opportunity

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
Deadline: MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019
Research Period: June 1 through August 9, 2019

Community-Based Research Award

– Applications Due: Mon. March 4, 201
– Final Decisions: Mon. April 1, 2019

Nevada Undergraduate Research Award.

– Applications Due: Mon. March 25, 2019
– Final Decisions: Mon. April 29, 2019

Proposal Writing Workshops

Learn how to write your proposal for the Nevada Undergraduate Research Award. You’ll get tips,
secrets and support for your proposal writing endeavor.

Monday, March 4, 2019 MIKC Rotunda 5 – 6 pm
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 MIKC Rotunda 5 – 6 pm
Thursday, March 7, 2019 MIKC Rotunda 5 – 6 pm




Madani – Gordaninejad Speech Competition- Submit your abstract by February 28th

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Dr. Faramarz Gordaninejad recently retired from the Mechanical Engineering Department. As part of his legacy, he established the Madani-Gordaninejad Speech Competition in memory of his wife, Azita Madani Gordaninejad.


The subject of the presentation must be innovative and/ or informative and can be technical or non-technical.

Quality abstracts with logical and compelling discussions of a single topic will be selected for the final speech competition.

Abstracts due February 28th by 11:59pm • Finalists will be notified by March 13th

Cash Prizes Awarded to the Best 3 Presentations

Submit your abstract by February 28th at


ASME Spring 2019 Meet n’ Greet – 2/20 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in Jot Travis Building Room 100

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American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Spring 2019 Meet n’ Greet

FREE Raisin’ Canes

  • 8 Player smash Competition
  • Board Games
  • Infromation about ASME

When: Wednesday, Feb. 20th – 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Where: Jot Travis Building Room 100

Questions? Ideas?

Contact Chris Geiser

Sponsored by ASME & AIAA



ASME General Meeting~ 2/27~ 6-7 pm in PE 107

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ASME General Meeting

American Society of Mechanical Engineering

Wednesday, February 27th, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

PE 107

General Meeting Agenda

Need help finding an internship?

Want to boost your resume?

Want to meet like-minded engineers?


ASME promotes the art, science, and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe by continuing education, training and professional development, codes and standards, research, conferences and publications, government relations, and other forms of outreach.

ASME meets weekly on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00 pm in Palmer Engineering 107. Every other week there is an activity to strengthen students engineering knoledge, team working ability, and problem solving skills.

Information about engineering events and programs will be advertised to help in their college career.


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