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Jan Springer
Education

Jan P. Springer to Lead UA Little Rock’s Emerging Analytics Center

Jan P. Springer, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named director of the George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. read more >

UA Little Rock Gets $10K Worth of Google Credits for Cybersecurity Labs

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received a $10,000 Google grant that will help provide free, cloud-based cybersecurity labs for junior high and high school students in Arkansas. read more >
Carolina Cruz-Neira 
Director of the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Media & Marketing

UA Little Rock’s Carolina Cruz-Neira on Taking Virtual Reality at Face Value

Carolina Cruz-Neira, the director of UA Little Rock’s Emerging Analytics Center, describes how she and her team stay ahead of the curve in virtual reality. read more >
Casey Cerrato, left, and his brother Zac Cerrato, both principals with Evo Business Environments, are using VR software to create files for a factory that makes walls, millwork and other structures.
Business Services / Construction / Education / Media & Marketing / Real Estate / Tourism

VR Puts Clients Inside Design ProjectsLock Icon

Virtual reality isn’t just for gamers anymore. An architecture firm, a construction company and a furniture dealer in central Arkansas, for example, are using the technology to offer their clients a better experience. read more >
Carolina Cruz-Neira is taking the virtual reality programs from UALR’s Emerging Analytics Center on the road to conferences across the country and in Europe.
Education / Government & Politics / Health Care

Medical Education Takes Leap With Virtual Reality

Carolina Cruz-Neira of UA Little Rock and Dr. T. Glenn Pait of UAMS have devised "Anatomical Eyes" to train doctors, the military, students and more. read more >
Carolina Cruz-Neira is taking the virtual reality programs from UALR’s Emerging Analytics Center on the road to conferences across the country and in Europe.
Business Services / Education / Manufacturing / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Virtual Reality Opens Brave New Worlds At UALR

Carolina Cruz-Neira’s visualization technology lab in the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a playground for the imagination. And the virtual reality that unfolds within it is helping envision better companies and cities — both modern and ancient — and even train better medical students. read more >
Carolina Cruz-Niera
Education / Media & Marketing

UALR’s Virtual Reality Going Places, Really

Last week, UALR's Emerging Analytics Center showcased its two VR student projects during Supercomputing 2015 (SC15), an international conference for high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis held in Austin, Texas. read more >
Carsten Neumann, a senior research scientist with the Emerging Analytics Center at UALR, demonstrates a virtual reality program in which he places equipment on a military aircraft.
Business Services / Education / Energy / Media & Marketing

UALR Offers Sneak Peek at Virtual Reality

Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, promises a show people will remember when her team hosts an open house on Oct. 16-17 to showcase the latest virtual reality technology. read more >
Grad student Mohamed Messaoudi enters a virtual world as he interacts with the EmergiFLEX 3-D data visualization equipment at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Emerging Analytics Center. (Photo by Russell Powell)
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UALR Lab Translates Big Data Into Dollars

Humans are digitizing every aspect of life, translating every thought, every endeavor into something that can be read on a computer screen. This act of translation is creating infinite bits of new information — big data, to use the phrase popular in the world of technology. read more >