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Department of Civil Engineering Faculty Awarded Federal Research Grant

Friday, August 18, 2017

Two civil engineering faculty researchers — Andrew Braham and Sarah Hernandez — have been awarded a $12,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Civil Engineering

Undergraduate Summer Research Highlighted at Poster Session

Friday, August 18, 2017

Each poster described the background and motivation, development, results and future work of a project performed by the student in conjunction with their peers and professors.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Research & Innovation Computer Science and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering

National Center Expanding Due to Success of Centers

Friday, August 18, 2017

The Center for GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronic Systems and newly formed sister centers have created a need for expansion of testing facilities at the Arkansas Technology Park.

College of Engineering Facilities Engineering Research & Innovation Electrical Engineering

Operations Management and Engineering Management Programs Host Annual Faculty Meeting

Thursday, August 17, 2017

More than 40 faculty members from all over the United States attended the meeting and several joined in the days preceding to work on course development and to participate in training.

College of Engineering Graduate School Distance Education Training

Alumnus Demonstrates Significant Impact of Undergraduate Students on Biomedical Optics and Imaging Research

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Kinan Alhallak, a recent U of A graduate, was the first author on a scientific paper published this summer in the Journal of Biomedical Optics about optical imaging research.

College of Engineering Engineering Health Research & Innovation Biomedical Engineering

Electric Power Research Institute Funds GRAPES Project

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The project, supported by Southern Co. and the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp., will develop custom power equipment to minimize the effects of unbalanced currents in distribution systems.

College of Engineering Engineering Research & Innovation Electrical Engineering

Award Supports Novel Methods to Produce Ammonia and Hydrogen

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The National Science Foundation has awarded $450,000 to Jingyi Chen and Lauren Greenlee to develop alternative processes for producing ammonia.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Engineering Research & Innovation Science Chemical Engineering Chemistry and Biochemistry

New York Times Features Case of Mistaken Identity Involving Professor

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

A University of Arkansas engineering professor was misidentified on social media as having taken part in Charlottesville protests.

College of Engineering Administrative News

Research Team Explores Impact of Climate Change on Future of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Monday, August 14, 2017

A variety of environmental problems threaten the world's supply of fresh fruits and vegetables. Marty Matlock and Greg Thoma are part of a team of researchers exploring this problem.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences College of Engineering Agriculture Natural Environment Research & Innovation

High School Students Learn Electrical Engineering Basics at Engineering Summer Academy

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The College of Engineering hosts several camps each summer for students in grades 3-12, as well as a one-week, residential learning experience in a specific engineering program.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Electrical Engineering
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