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Nachtmann Recognized With Top Engineering Management Award

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Heather Nachtmann, associate dean for research, professor and director of MarTREC, has received the Bernard Sarchet Award from the American Society for Engineering Management.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Industrial Engineering

Inventor Spotlight: Lauren Greenlee

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Lauren Greenlee is transforming the way water enhances our lives through research that is spurring the university's efforts to commercialize innovations and drive the state's economy.

College of Engineering Economic Development Engineering Health Research and Innovation Chemical Engineering

'TransMap' Will Ensure Reliable and Efficient Transportation Networks

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

MarTREC researchers received a $1.5 million award to develop a data-driven map that will aid decisions on transportation infrastructure.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Natural Environment Research and Innovation Science Sustainability Transportation Geosciences Industrial Engineering

Data Science Professor Is Newest U of A Arkansas Research Alliance Scholar

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Justin Zhan’s research focuses on big data, blockchain technologies, information assurance, social computing and biomedical informatics.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Research and Innovation Computer Science and Computer Engineering

Burnett Gift Fosters Faculty Excellence in Data Science With Endowed Award

Monday, December 02, 2019

A $250,000 commitment from alumnus Kent Burnett will be used to recognize outstanding faculty in the College of Engineering.

College of Engineering University Advancement Engineering Giving

Electrical Engineering Research Center Celebrates 10 Years

Monday, November 25, 2019

Faculty and students from five universities celebrated 10 years of collaboration by the GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronic Systems, a research center based at the U of A.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Research and Innovation Electrical Engineering

Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code to Give Distinguished Lecture

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, will speak as part of the U of A Distinguished Lecture Series on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Fayetteville Town Center.

Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Engineering Events Lectures Points of Pride Student Activities

Biomedical Engineering Researcher to Explore Immune System Impact on Genome Engineering

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Christopher Nelson, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received a $50,000 award to pursue a new line of research into the immune system's role in genome engineering.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Health Biomedical Engineering

University of Arkansas Named to Alliance Aimed at Diversifying STEM Faculty

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The U of A is one of 20 public research universities added to a collaborative coalition aimed at enhancing faculty diversity and implementing inclusive practices in the STEM disciplines. 

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Engineering Science

Civil Engineering Research Center Breaks Ground

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Leaders from across Arkansas gathered Nov. 4 to break ground for the U of A Civil Engineering Research and Education Center at the Arkansas Research and Technology Park.

College of Engineering Facilities Engineering Events Research and Innovation Civil Engineering
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