Tagged: national science foundation

Two at A-State Will Lead Research Under $5M NSF Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2016 10:58 am

The National Science Foundation is giving $5.48 million to support research projects led by a pair of biological sciences faculty members at Arkansas State University.

Fayetteville Startup Awarded $225,000 Grant to Test Coating

by Sarah Campbell 7/6/2016 10:56 am

University of Arkansas-affiliated startup SurfTec LLC of Fayetteville receives a $225,000 National Science Foundation grant to commercialize a nano-coating technology for manufacturing.

Fayetteville's WattGlass Receives $746K to Develop Nano-Coating Technology

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 11:14 am

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $746,366 grant to Fayetteville's WattGlass to further develop a University of Arkansas patent-pending coating technology that makes glass anti-reflective, self-cleaning and highly transparent.

Boston Mountain Biotech Gets Grant to Further Pharma Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2015 8:57 am

Boston Mountain Biotech of Fayetteville has received a National Science Foundation grant to further its research into simplifying production of pharmaceutical proteins used in a variety of medical drugs.

UA Leads New Engineering Research Center

by Alexis Crowe 8/10/2015 9:46 am

Researchers at the University of Arkansas will help lead a new $18.5 million engineering research center to design and develop vehicle electrical systems that are more powerful, efficient and heat-resistant.

National Science Foundation Gives UALR $36K Environmental Grant

by Associated Press 1/23/2015 7:36 am

The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Arkansas at Little Rock a $35,773 grant for a conference on hydraulic fracturing and environmental pollution.

Grant Goes to Arkansas Company Making Compostable Bag

by Associated Press 10/6/2014 2:45 pm

A company affiliated with the University of Arkansas that makes a compostable bag as a substitute for plastic bags has been awarded a $741,221 grant by The National Science Foundation.

UCA Gets $1.2M Grant for High School Science, Math Teachers Training

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2014 12:52 pm

The University of Central Arkansas is the beneficiary of a $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant aimed at increasing the number of qualified high school science and mathematics teachers.

ASTA Receives $3M Federal Grant to Reduce Crop Stress

by Mark Carter 8/5/2014 2:31 pm

The funds will be spread out over three years and used to create an interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art Bioimaging Consortium that will enable researchers to adapt food, fiber and fuel crops "to meet the challenges of a changing climate and a growing world population."

National Science Foundation Gives Hendrix $400,000 Grant

by Kate Knable 1/28/2013 12:00 am

The National Science Foundation this month awarded a $415,515 grant to Hendrix College in Conway for a project overseen by Andrea Duina, a biology professor at the college.

Design Zone Open at Museum of Discovery

by Blair Neel 8/8/2012 12:00 pm

Design 2D and 3D art in the Videogame Design Lab, explore the physics of roller coasters in a theme park and study how deejays match beats to a song’s tempo when the Design Zone exhibit opens Saturday (Aug. 11) at the Museum of Discovery, 500 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock.