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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., U of A Create Supply Chain Innovation Center

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A $2.75 million grant to the U of A will establish an interdisciplinary center for excellence in supply chain management technology research.

College of Engineering Walton College of Business Economic Development Engineering Giving Research & Innovation Supply Chain Management

Industrial Engineering Professor Appointed to Fellowship with Air Force Research Lab

Monday, March 20, 2017

Harry Pierson, assistant professor of industrial engineering, has been appointed as a fellow in the 2017 Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program at AFRL-Materials and Manufacturing.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering Student to Receive Prestigious Scholarship

Monday, March 13, 2017

Anthony Woods, a senior in industrial engineering, has received notification he has been selected by the Society for Health Systems to receive a scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Industrial Engineering

Balda Named Head of Department of Electrical Engineering

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Juan Balda, University Professor of electrical engineering, served as interim department head from September 2009 to August 2012, and recently has been serving as department head since July 2013.

College of Engineering Appointments Electrical Engineering

Apply Now for College of Engineering Summer Camps

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

The College of Engineering offers summer camps for students currently enrolled in 1st through 11th grade. Visit

College of Engineering Engineering Training

New Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment Will Help Attract Graduate Engineering Talent

Friday, March 03, 2017

AnneDella Hines will serve as the inaugural assistant director of graduate recruitment for the College of Engineering, reporting jointly to the college and the Graduate School.

College of Engineering Graduate School Appointments

Hundreds of Students From Region to Compete in Science Fair Today

Friday, March 03, 2017

More than 350 competitors in the Northwest Arkansas Regional Science and Engineering Fair will fill the Verizon Ballroom in the Arkansas Union at the University of Arkansas today.

College of Education and Health Professions College of Engineering Engineering Events Science

Amateur Radio Club Celebrates 100 Years

Monday, February 27, 2017

To cap a year of celebration, Arkansas state Sen. Uvalde Lindsey of Fayetteville recognized the U of A club with an Arkansas Senate Citation.

College of Engineering Student Affairs Awards Engineering Points of Pride

Electrical Engineering Students Learn Practical Applications of Design Through Autonomous Car Competition

Friday, February 24, 2017

Fayetteville and Fort-Smith electrical engineering students came together last month to compete in the annual Autonomous Car Competition.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Research & Innovation Electrical Engineering

WattGlass Secures Investment Funding From Venture Capital Firm

Thursday, February 23, 2017

WattGlass, an Arkansas-based startup, has secured Series A investment funding from DSM Venturing to commercialize WattGlass's anti-reflective, anti-soiling coating for solar panels.

College of Engineering Economic Development Research & Innovation Mechanical Engineering
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