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U of A to Lead $1.4 Million Study to Detect Origin of Rare Disease


Researchers at the University of Arkansas and their collaborators will use a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study the origin of Leigh’s disease, a rare and incurable disease that affects the central nervous system.
13-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

In the Workplace, Incivility Begets Incivility, New Study Shows


Incivil behaviors at work -- put-downs, sarcasm and other condescending comments -- tend to have a contagious effect, according to a new study by a management professor at the University of Arkansas and several colleagues.
12-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Arkansas to Lead STEM Training for College Educators in Iraq


The University of Arkansas is leading an initiative to provide faculty at Iraqi colleges and universities professional development training in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics – known collectively as STEM.
5-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Energy Award Supports Research on New Method of Making Ammonia


University of Arkansas engineering professor Lauren Greenlee and her colleagues at Case Western Reserve and Pennsylvania State universities have received a $599,373 award from the U.S. Department of Energy to study an alternative method for making...
26-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Receive DARPA Award to Help Build Single-Photon Detector

University of Arkansas researchers have received a $595,000 award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, to help build a single-photon detector using quantum dots. Their work is part of a multi-institutional project that seeks...
20-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WattGlass Receives U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Award


The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $679,413 to start-up company WattGlass to help commercialize the University of Arkansas’ patent-pending coating technology that makes glass anti-reflective, self-cleaning and highly transparent.
15-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Department of Energy Funds Research on Optoelectronic Devices


The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $599,901 to University of Arkansas engineering researchers to continue developing an “optocoupler” – a packaged light emitter and detector – to improve the performance of electric vehicles.
8-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Grant Advances Work on Electronics Systems in Extreme Environments


The National Science Foundation awarded University of Arkansas computer engineering professor Jia Di $349,198 to advance his design of microcontrollers that can operate in extreme environmental conditions, such as space.
1-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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