Andrew Cherry, a senior mechanical systems engineering major, has been researching how to improve the lift capability and takeoff of quadcopter drones for commercial use. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student researches how to improve lift capabilities, flight times in drones

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been experimenting with drone design in hopes of making current drone technology more viable for commercial ventures.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student researches how to improve lift capabilities, flight times in drones”

UA Little Rock students won first place in the Sustainability Competition for their build of this sustainable dog house.

UA Little Rock students win first place in sustainability competition

A team of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students brought home first place in the Sustainability Competition at the American Society of Civil Engineers Deep South Student Conference for their design and build of a sustainable doghouse. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students win first place in sustainability competition”

The top 2019 Faculty Excellence winners in each category are from left, Jin Wook Lee, for Teaching, Mariya Khodakovskaya, for Research and Creative Endeavors, and Alicia Mitchell, for Public Service. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Lee, Khodakovskaya, and Mitchell named Faculty Excellence Award winners

University of Arkansas at Little Rock professors Dr. Jin Wook Lee, Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya, and Alicia Mitchell have been named the 2019 winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards.  Continue reading “Lee, Khodakovskaya, and Mitchell named Faculty Excellence Award winners”

Dr. Xiaowei Xu. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock professor selected for DeepLearn 2019

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has been selected as one of the pioneers in the field of deep learning who will teach the subject during a prestigious international summer program in Warsaw, Poland, from July 22-26.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor selected for DeepLearn 2019”

The UA Little Rock Geology Camp participants (L to R) include: Front row: Geology camp instructors Elizabeth Haralson and Calie Pace and students Michelle Jones, Caroline Nalumansi, and Kaitlyn Gill. Back Row: Faizan Parray, Luigi Cutolo, Sreevatsav Seenivasan, Blair King, Jodi Williams, staff member, Insherah Qazi, and Maranda Geoffrion, staff member.

Applications available for UA Little Rock’s free EIT summer camps

Every summer, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology hosts free summer camps to enrich the minds of middle and high school students through summer camps that are focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  Continue reading “Applications available for UA Little Rock’s free EIT summer camps”

EIT Assistant Dean Vernard Henley takes a pie in the face during a fundraiser for the Society of Women Engineers. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

EIT employees take pie in the face to support women engineers

Vernard Henley, assistant dean of the UA Little Rock College of Engineering and Information Technology, grudgingly agreed that taking a pie in the face in front of a cheering crowd of UA Little Rock students and employees on Pi Day was worth it to support female engineering students.  Continue reading “EIT employees take pie in the face to support women engineers”

Adewale Obadimu, a fourth-year computer science doctoral student from Nigeria, has been selected for the 2019 URMD Grad Cohort Workshop March 22-24 in Waikoloa, Hawaii.

UA Little Rock doctoral student selected for prestigious computer science research workshop

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock doctoral candidate has been selected for a prestigious workshop designed to prepare graduate students for careers in the computer science industry.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock doctoral student selected for prestigious computer science research workshop”

Rick Galeano, an online Ph.D. who live in South Carolina, visited with members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Federation at Alice Drive Middle School in Sumter, South Carolina, on Feb. 1.

UA Little Rock doctoral students mentor middle school gaming club in South Carolina

A husband and wife team, who are both pursuing a Ph.D. in information science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, are mentoring middle school students by sharing their love of games with a science fiction and fantasy club in South Carolina. Continue reading “UA Little Rock doctoral students mentor middle school gaming club in South Carolina”

Social media researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been recognized with the best paper award at an international conference for their research on the behavioral analysis of digital societies formed on the video-sharing platform YouTube.

UA Little Rock researchers win best paper award for research on YouTube’s digital societies

Social media researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been recognized with the best paper award at an international conference for their research on the behavioral analysis of digital societies formed on the video-sharing platform YouTube.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers win best paper award for research on YouTube’s digital societies”