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Chemical Engineering Scholarship Endowment a Birthday Surprise for Alum
Sara McAllister, an Arkansas alumna, worked with university fundraising officials and her family's financial planner to set up the gift as a surprise for her husband Kent's 55th birthday in March.
Researchers Developing Device to Monitor 'Forever Chemicals' in Water
A civil engineering researcher has been awarded $755,000 by the Department of Defense to improve monitoring of chemicals in water.
Materials Science Researchers Develop First Electrically Injected Laser
The diode laser uses semiconducting material germanium tin and could improve micro-processing speed and efficiency at much lower costs.
Data Science Bachelor's Degree First of Its Kind at University of Arkansas
The program will give students the chance to study with faculty from three colleges — the College of Engineering, the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
Researchers Receive NSF Funding to Build a Smarter Insect Trap
Researchers Dowling and Luu receive almost $75,000 in funding to create a “Smart Insect Control System” for an Arkansas-Based company.
Interdisciplinary Team Awarded $1.5 Million to Study Freight Movement
Researchers have been awarded $1.5 million to develop traffic-sensing technology to track cargo as it moves through roadways and ports.
Biomedical Engineering Student's Research Recognized by National Biophotonics Group
Jake Jones' research is aimed at saving time and reducing human variability in analyzing images of wounds as they heal. He was awarded the Student Paper Prize in Biomedical Optics.
Researchers Receive DARPA Funding to Improve Chip Security
A U of A researcher has received a $600,000 grant to make digital chips more resilient to security attacks.
Resilient Design and Crisis Management Focus of New Course
The Master of Science in Operations Management is offering a new course in Resilient Design and Crisis Management in the second eight weeks of the fall semester.
New Nano Drug Candidate Kills Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells
The discovery will help clinicians target breast cancer cells directly, while avoiding the adverse, toxic side effects of chemotherapy.