Dr. Xiaowei Xu. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock researchers receive 20k grant from Google to study artificial intelligence

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and doctoral student have received a $20,000 Google AI research grant for their research in artificial intelligence and machine learning.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers receive 20k grant from Google to study artificial intelligence”

John Burgess, president and CEO of Mainstream Technologies, shakes hands with Dr. Lawrence Whitman (right), dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology. Photo by Ben Krain.

Mainstream Technologies sponsors upgrade of computer forensics lab

Mainstream Technologies is making an investment in the future by donating funds to upgrade a computer forensics lab at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock that will teach students invaluable skills for their future careers.  Continue reading “Mainstream Technologies sponsors upgrade of computer forensics lab”

Bolt researching how to create virtual computer monitoring system

For those who have seen Tony Stark effortlessly controlling virtual computer screens in the “Iron Man” and “Avengers” movies, you have seen Zack Bolt’s vision for his research.  Continue reading “Bolt researching how to create virtual computer monitoring system”

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UA Little Rock honors employees, departments making a difference in students’ lives

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recognized 57 faculty and staff members as well as 24 departments and programs who have made an impact in the lives of graduating students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock honors employees, departments making a difference in students’ lives”

UA Little Rock students present research at the College of Engineering and Information Technology Open House on April 27.

College of Engineering and Information Technology announces award winners

The George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock honored nearly 100 awards winners during the college’s annual awards ceremony on April 27.  Continue reading “College of Engineering and Information Technology announces award winners”

Emerging Analytics Center Student Researcher Ramiro Serrano Vergel dissects a virtual corpse on the Immersive virtual reality table at the EAC center. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Volunteers sought to test virtual cadaver program

Students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are helping to test a new program in development at the Emerging Analytics Center that lets users conduct basic anatomy training in a virtual environment.  Continue reading “Volunteers sought to test virtual cadaver program”

Cybersecurity student team

UA Little Rock takes fourth place in cybersecurity competition

A team of computer science majors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock finished fourth out of 21 teams during the Shell on the Border cybersecurity competition Jan. 26-28 at Fort Smith.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock takes fourth place in cybersecurity competition”

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira

Cruz-Neira named new member of the National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center and interim chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been elected as a new member of the National Academy of Engineering for her contributions to immersive visualization. Continue reading “Cruz-Neira named new member of the National Academy of Engineering”

Team COSMOS wins Best Paper Award at conference

A group of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students has won the Best Paper Award from the International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA) for their paper studying blogs’ effect on the information flow of Venezuelan migration. Continue reading “Team COSMOS wins Best Paper Award at conference”