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Protecting Identities in a Sea of Big Data


Computer scientist Xintao Wu will use three grants totaling $606,000 to develop approaches to safeguarding sensitive genetic information.
23-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U of A Engineers to Lead Design of New Solar Cells to Power Space Missions


Two University of Arkansas researchers working on a promising new material to create more efficient solar cells will lead a corps of Arkansas scientists chosen to develop the next generation of photovoltaic devices used in space missions.
17-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U of A Researchers to Lead Effort to Train Teachers in Computer Science


Computer science and engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas will use a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to lead an interdisciplinary team of educators who will train and certify Arkansas school teachers in...
10-Sep-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U of A Anthropologist Part of Team That Identified New Human Ancestor


The new species, Homo naledi, that was announced today by National Geographic was identified after two years of analysis by researchers. Lucas Delezene, an expert in hominin dental anatomy, studied the fossil teeth to determine they were different...
10-Sep-2015 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Geoscientist Receives Grant to Track Climate Change Through Tree Rings in Amazon


David Stahle, Distinguished Professor in the University of Arkansas Department of Geosciences, will lead a three-year project building a chronology of climate change in the Amazon based on tree-ring analysis
9-Sep-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NSF Renews Funding for National Hub of Geospatial Research in Archaeology


Spatial Archaeometry Research Collaborations Program, an initiative at the University of Arkansas, is a national hub for geospatial research in archaeology.
21-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NSF Grant Supports Development of Nanoparticle Porous Membranes


The University of Arkansas has received a $411,948 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the creation of useful materials and membranes from blends of multiple polymers and dispersed, inorganic nanoparticles. The research could lead to...
21-Aug-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Center Receives NSF Grant to Study Semiconducting Gallium Nitride


Researchers at the University of Arkansas’ GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronic Systems Center (GRAPES) have received a $200,000 grant to study the modeling of gallium nitride devices.
13-Aug-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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