The University of
Nevada, Reno

Dragonfly Energy and the prominence in the sustainable energy industry the company brings not only to the state, but to our University, is something we are proud to be associated with.

Brian Sandoval

President of the University of Nevada

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Dragonfly Energy is a longtime supporter of the University of Nevada, Reno. A large percentage of our workforce is university alumni, Dragonfly Energy CEO, Denis Phares received an MBA from the institution, and we are proud to work closely with various university departments on internship programs, including participation in the Wolf Pack STEM Internship Program.

Inside Dragonfly Energy’s headquarters and out, we are proud to ‘Back the Pack’ as University of Nevada alumni, Wolf Pack Athletics fans, and supporters of our local university and community.

Proud Sponsor of
Wolf Pack Athletics

Dragonfly Energy is proud to be the official “Go Green” sponsor of Nevada Athletics, which includes support for Football, Men’s Basketball, and Women’s Basketball.

Workforce
Development

A large percentage of Dragonfly Energy’s team is made up of Nevada alumni, and we are proud to work closely with various university departments on internship programs, including participation in the Wolf Pack STEM Internship Program in the Fall ’23 semester.

Dragonfly Energy’s R&D team, specifically, has welcomed many University of Nevada, Reno student interns into the labs to support our research efforts in battery science, materials characterization, and manufacturing processes.

Dragonfly Energy Innovation Award

The annual Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition focuses on developing the next generation of entrepreneurs held by Nevada’s College of Business – a competition that Dragonfly Energy founders were finalists in back in 2014.

At the completion of each spring semester, students compete for a $50,000 Sontag grand prize to help fund their innovative ideas. The additional $10,000 Dragonfly Energy Innovation Award is also granted to one entrepreneurial participant, with the intention of supporting a unique opportunity for young innovators within our community.

Silver & Blue
Appreciation Award
Recipient

Dragonfly Energy was honored by the Nevada Alumni Association as the recipient of the 2023 Silver & Blue Appreciation Award, an award to recognize partnership, support, and service to the Wolf Pack from an organization that has significantly enriched the advancement of the University and contributed to its reputation as a leading institution of higher education.