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$4.6 Million Award Creates Program to Train Cybersecurity Professionals

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The program will address a shortage of highly skilled cybersecurity professionals and train students for careers in government agencies.

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Researchers Pursue Radiation Resisting Tech for Electronics

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Jeff Dix and Morgan Ware, assistant professors of electrical engineering, each received $40,000 for six months with a one-year option period for $160,000  to develop radiation-resistant electronic components.

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Research Center Hosts Cybersecurity and Energy Leaders

Friday, July 05, 2019

Leaders in cybersecurity and energy delivery gathered in Fayetteville in June to discuss research related to protecting energy systems from attack.

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Researchers Improve Semiconductor Laser on Silicon

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The development of an "optically pumped" laser, made of germanium tin grown on silicon substrates, could lead to faster micro-processing of electronic devices and at a much lower cost.

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High School Scholars Visit U of A to Gain STEM Skills, Give Performance This Friday

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Twenty-three students are visiting the U of A to gain STEM skills this week. They will give a closing performance demonstrating these skills at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, in Giffels Auditorium.

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U of A Graduate Student Awarded International Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Oluwatobi ''Tobi'' Olorunsola, a doctoral student of the University of Arkansas, has been awarded a 2019 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

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College of Engineering Honors Faculty Excellence

Monday, May 20, 2019

The College of Engineering honored five faculty members for their excellence: Jamie Hestekin, Alan Mantooth, Ashlea Milburn, Kyle Quinn and Greg Thoma.

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Space Exploration, Jet Power and More on Tap for Electrical Engineering Students, Russellville Natives

Friday, May 10, 2019

Kaleb Kassaw, Allison Rucker, and Michael Sykes, all juniors, will be interning for Honeywell Aerospace, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Wolfspeed, respectively.  

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Arkansas Academy of Electrical Engineering Inducts 10 Members

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

The Arkansas Academy of Electrical Engineering has inducted 10 new members for their dedication to the field of electrical engineering.

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