University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Summer camp encourages girls to pursue careers in computer science

Looking over a room filled with 15 bright Arkansas girls who are raptly focused on designing websites with the computer coding skills they learned during an all-girls coding camp is a beautiful sight to Thomas Wallace. Continue reading “Summer camp encourages girls to pursue careers in computer science”

Dr. Mengjun Xie, who is developing a cybersecurity lab.

NSA funds UA Little Rock cybersecurity lab project

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock researcher has received funding from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to improve cybersecurity skills for students and the general population.

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Dr. Bernard Harris Jr. Photo courtesy of The Harris Foundation.

Former astronaut to visit ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp Tuesday, May 11

The first African American to walk in space will speak at the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp Tuesday, July 11, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Former astronaut to visit ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp Tuesday, May 11”

The UA Little Rock team advancing to the second round of the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition include Coach Yanyan Li, Captain Connor Young, Aaron Mays, Hector Fernandez, Jeffrey Wooldridge, Josh Carlat, Malik El-Amin, Shijun Zhong, and Zachary Long.

UA Little Rock team takes fourth place in cyber defense competition

A cyber security team from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock was one of the top finishers in the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Southwest regional March 17-19 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock team takes fourth place in cyber defense competition”

The UA Little Rock team behind IntelliNexus consists of Sachin Sharma (left), a Ph.D candidate in systems engineering, Dr. Seshadri Mohan (middle), professor of systems engineering,and Muhammad Baig Awan (right), who earned his doctorate in systems engineering in December 2016.

Innovation Hub awards UA Little Rock team $25,000 in funding

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock systems engineering team received $25,000 in funding through the the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub Delta I-Fund program for its start-up company, IntelliNexus, to create a high-tech social networking solution for cars. Continue reading “Innovation Hub awards UA Little Rock team $25,000 in funding”