Esther Mead

Graduate Spotlight on Esther Mead

Esther Mead is graduating from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this month with a Ph.D. in integrated computing with an emphasis in information quality as well as post-doctoral research position to continue her research at UA Little Rock’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS). Continue reading “Graduate Spotlight on Esther Mead”

Mariofanna Milanova

UA Little Rock joins coalition to launch health care cybersecurity curriculum and pilot focused on veterans and first responders

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is part of a coalition of universities and industry partners that are developing a curriculum to increase cybersecurity talent focused on health care with $6.3 million in funding from the National Security Agency.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock joins coalition to launch health care cybersecurity curriculum and pilot focused on veterans and first responders”

Mariofanna Milanova

Milanova receives Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award for College of Engineering and Information Technology

Dr. Mariofanna Milanova, professor of computer science, is being honored as the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award winner for the UA Little Rock College of Engineering and Information Technology. UA Little Rock will reveal the university-wide winners of the 2020 Faculty Excellence Awards at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 23, on the Faculty Excellence website and the UA Little Rock Facebook page Continue reading “Milanova receives Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award for College of Engineering and Information Technology”

Team Face-to-Face consists of Thomas Marcoux, a doctoral student in computer and information science from France, and Joseph Kready, a senior computer science major from North Little Rock.

UA Little Rock team wins $10,000 in Arkansas Governor’s Cup

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock team won $10,000 and third place in the Walton Family Foundation Graduate Division of the Arkansas Governor’s Cup for their business plan pitch for a technology that creates Avatar-based chatbots. The awards were announced during a virtual awards ceremony on April 9. Continue reading “UA Little Rock team wins $10,000 in Arkansas Governor’s Cup”

Members of CloudCare include Claire Herman, a junior finance and economics major from Bigelow, Philip Plouch, a sophomore computer science major from Little Rock, and Justin Priest, a junior finance and economics major from Jacksonville.

UA Little Rock students win $4,000 prize in Business Plan Competition

Three students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have won a $4,000 prize in the e-Fest Business Plan Competition for their pitch for CloudCare, a smart baby monitoring app designed by a UA Little Rock professor.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students win $4,000 prize in Business Plan Competition”

Suzan Anwar is a graduate student researching real-time facial recognition and eye-gaze estimation. Photo by Ben Krain.

Doctoral student creates software that can detect emotions

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has created a computer program that can identify emotions on a person’s face in real time.  Continue reading “Doctoral student creates software that can detect emotions”

Nine college students from India completed six-week internships in cutting-edge research areas at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this summer. The students also visited Gov. Asa Hutchinson at the Arkansas Governor’s Manson in Little Rock. Pictured, from left to right, are Yash Dutt Sharma, Yashshree Anil Patil, Tanya Gupta, Rajeev Sugandhi, Shubham Gupta, Sachin Sharma, Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Seshadri Mohan, Rahul More, Rahul Sharma, Vatsal Gala, Mohan Patle, and Varad Anil Deshpande.

Indian students complete summer research program at UA Little Rock

A group of nine students from India completed internships in cutting-edge research areas at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this summer.  Continue reading “Indian students complete summer research program at UA Little Rock”