Dr. Nitin Agarwal

UA Little Rock Awarded $165K Grant to Support Research Efforts to Monitor Cyber Warfare Tactics on Social Media

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy endowed chair and distinguished professor of information science at UA Little Rock, has received a grant for $165,540 that will support research efforts to monitor cyber warfare tactics through social media. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Awarded $165K Grant to Support Research Efforts to Monitor Cyber Warfare Tactics on Social Media”

Faculty Excellence nominee Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Joins DOD-Funded International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is part of an international research cohort that has received about $2.35 million in funding from the Department of Defense to investigate the use of social cyber forensics to understand covert online influence. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Joins DOD-Funded International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence”

Sen. John Boozman (left) visits with Chancellor Christina Drale, Dr. Alex Biris, and Dr. Brian Berry during a research visit at UA Little Rock.

UA Little Rock announces $750,000 grant for bone regeneration technology during Sen. Boozman’s visit to review research innovations

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to support the development of potentially life-saving bone regeneration technology during a Nov. 15 visit from Sen. John Boozman. The visit celebrated on-campus research initiatives that the senator championed for federal support.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock announces $750,000 grant for bone regeneration technology during Sen. Boozman’s visit to review research innovations”

Dr. Alexandru Biris is chief scientist and director of the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences at UA Little Rock.

U.S. Department of Defense awards UA Little Rock $5.6 million grant to develop bone regeneration technology

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded the University of Arkansas at Little Rock a $5.6 million grant to advance the NuCress™ scaffold, a groundbreaking bone regeneration technology. Continue reading “U.S. Department of Defense awards UA Little Rock $5.6 million grant to develop bone regeneration technology”

Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock researcher receives $2.4 million for cybersecurity research

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, director of the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been awarded a $2.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop ways to track emerging cyber-social threats and strengthen social cybersecurity research infrastructure.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher receives $2.4 million for cybersecurity research”