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Department of Civil Engineering Faculty Awarded Federal Research Grant
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.
Undergraduate Summer Research Highlighted at Poster Session
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.
National Center Expanding Due to Success of Centers
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.
Sociology Senior Spends Summer at Pew Research Center in Washington D.C.
Bryn Smernoff, a sociology major, participated in research at the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., with mentor Patricia Herzog, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice.
John Clark Wins National Plant Breeders Association Impact Award
John R. Clark, Distinguished Professor of horticulture, is the sixth recipient of the Plant Breeding Award since it was initiated in 2012 and the first winner in fruit breeding.
Alumnus Demonstrates Significant Impact of Undergraduate Students on Biomedical Optics and Imaging Research
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.
Electric Power Research Institute Funds GRAPES Project
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.
Award Supports Novel Methods to Produce Ammonia and Hydrogen
The National Science Foundation has awarded $450,000 to Jingyi Chen and Lauren Greenlee to develop alternative processes for producing ammonia.
Graduate Student, Professor Partner to Teach Others About Student Activism in New Book
Graduate student David Tolliver began working on a book with Dean Michael Miller before he even enrolled in the interdisciplinary public policy program. Now the book is out.
Research Team Explores Impact of Climate Change on Future of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
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.