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International Collaboration Spurs New Group for Women in Engineering

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The new organization, Women In Engineering, was formed in December and is a society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

College of Engineering Student Affairs Engineering Electrical Engineering Student Organizations

Industrial Engineering Professor Honored for High School Robotics Mentoring

Friday, December 15, 2017

Chase Rainwater, associate professor of industrial engineering, was honored recently for his outstanding support of the Don Tyson School of Innovation Robotics Team.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Outreach Industrial Engineering

Walmart Sponsors Women in Computer Science and Computer Engineering to Attend Celebration

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Four University of Arkansas women studying computer science and computer engineering had the opportunity to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration this fall thanks to the generosity of Walmart.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Computer Science and Computer Engineering

NSF Grant to Help Honors College Recruit STEM Students

Friday, December 08, 2017

The National Science Foundation will award nearly $1 million over five years to recruit STEM students from underrepresented populations. 

College of Engineering Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Awards Diversity & Multiculturalism Economic Development Engineering Science

Recent U of A Graduate Earns 2017 AFROTC Cadet Research Award

Friday, December 08, 2017

Jeffrey Overdorf, a class of 2017 cadet and mechanical engineering major, has earned the nationally competitive AFROTC Cadet Research Award.

Air Force ROTC College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Mechanical Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Seminar on Congressional Funding for Research

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Milan Yager, executive director of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, will talk about congressional funding for research at 11:50 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Gearhart Hall 26.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Lectures Research & Innovation Biomedical Engineering

Participants Needed for Design Challenge

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Multiple dates and times are available for students to participate in the design challenge to create a solar home. No experience in design is necessary.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Sustainability Mechanical Engineering

Alumnus Zach Simpson Continues Studies of Phosphorus in New Zealand Streams

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Zach Simpson, who earned degrees in biological engineering, is now a doctoral student in New Zealand, where he continues research of water quality.

College of Engineering Engineering Natural Environment Research & Innovation Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Semiconducting Single Atom Chains: A New Research Frontier

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Researchers in the departments of physics and electrical engineering are collaborating in creation of atomically narrow one-dimensional wires, called "single atom dhains."

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Engineering Research & Innovation Science Electrical Engineering Physics

U of A Alumnus Named Finalist for Naval Research Award

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

University of Arkansas alumnus Benjamin Conley has been selected as a finalist for the Chief of Naval Research Concept Challenge.

Graduate School Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Microelectronics-Photonics
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