We Are Featured In the News: Check out the latest issue of “Inviting Arkansas”

UALR is going green and NANO is at the forefront. Check out “Inviting Arkansas” magazine article about UALR’s efforts and the NANO building’s impending LEED certification. For the full copy of the magazine go here. The article about us is on page 21-23.

Thermo K-Alpha XPS System Added to Center Instrument Resources

new instrument is in the process of being installed at the Nanotechnology Center. The Thermo K-Alpha XPS System, which is a fully integrated and compact X-ray photoelectron spectrometer, allows for the measurement of the elemental composition, empirical formula, chemical state and electronic state of the elements that exist within a material. Such instrument will increase the technical capability of [...]

Nano Research Leads to NASA Contract

Poly Adaptive, LLC, an Arkansas nanotechnology development company, has received a $100,000 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to use new nanoscale materials to drastically reduce dust on spacecraft surfaces.
Dust is a major problem on spacecraft surfaces. Technology exists that uses [...]

Geissler, Biris, Parker Win Faculty Excellence

Dr. Gary Geissler, professor of marketing and advertising, praised for the positive impact an instructor can have on students, won the $10,000 Ted and Virginia Bailey Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching, at UALR’s annual Faculty
Excellence Awards ceremony Thursday, April 14. View all college-level winners in the teaching category.
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Realtor’s Gift Honors Nanotechnologist Biris

Janet Jones, founder and president of the The Janet Jones Company, has created a $25,000 mentorship program honoring Dr. Alex Biris, chief scientist of UALR’s Nanotechnology Center.
The Dr. Alex Biris Mentorship Fund will provide an annual award presented to a deserving student by Biris and Jones at the Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology. [...]