GRAPES Executive Director Discusses the Role of NCREPT in UA Research at SEC Symposium in February

Dr. Alan Mantooth, Distinguished Professor of electrical engineering, talks about the University’s National Center for Reliable Electric Power Transmission.

Graduate and Professional Programs Perform Well in U.S. News Rankings

March 15, 2017 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas graduate and professional programs performed well in the rankings of the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools. The rankings for College of Education and Health Professions, the...

Congressman Womack Visits University of Arkansas Research Center

The National Center for Reliable Electric Power Transmission was pleased to host Congressman Steve Womack earlier this month. The congressman toured the center as part of a visit to the University of Arkansas campus. University of Arkansas faculty and staff showed...

GRAPES Student, Atanu Dutta, Receives Award

Atanu Dutta tied for second place for the presentation of his paper, “Design of a Low Inductance Power Module Based on Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic.” Dutta’s paper came out of the work he has been performing for his dissertation research under the supervision of Simon Ang, professor of electrical engineering and director of the U of A’s High Density Electronic Center (HiDEC).

$3.2 Million Grant Contributes Toward Engineering Professor’s Research

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded a UA electrical engineering professor $3.2 million in grants for projects in developing eco-friendly ways to power equipment for industrial companies. The grant allows two projects to run...

Wolfspeed, NCREPT Make R&D Magazine Top 100 for Third Time

Nov. 09, 2016 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – For the third time in seven years, University of Arkansas researchers have been recognized for their contribution to a local electronics company being included in R&D Magazine's list of the world's top 100 technological product...

The smart grid “Grand Challenge”

Interview with Dr. Alan Mantooth, IEEE Fellow, Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Arkansas (UA), and Executive Director of three UA research centers, by Barbara Vergetis Lundin of SmartGridNews.com. Dr. Mantooth defines “what is a ‘smart grid'”: “Smart grid consists of a utility grid’s communications layer, controls, and the hardware that can be controlled to maintain and improve grid reliability.”

GRAPES Professors share challenges, evolution and the future of power electronics with Typhoon HIL at ECCE 2017

At this year's ECCE conference in Cincinnati, Prof. Juan Carlos Balda and Dr. Yue Zhao from the University of Arkansas shared with Typhoon HIL their point of view on the challenges, the evolution and the future of power electronics as well as their current projects...

College of Engineering Celebrates Outstanding Faculty

On Wednesday, April 28, the College of Engineering held its annual faculty awards reception at University House. Five awards were given at the event.

University of Yonsei South Korea joins GRAPES

June 28, 2017: Yonsei Power IT Group is pleased to announce the success of its kick-off meeting for the GRAPES-Korea collaboration. IAB members in GRAPES-Korea this year include: Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO) Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI)...
Wolfspeed, NCREPT Make R&D Magazine Top 100 for Third Time

Wolfspeed, NCREPT Make R&D Magazine Top 100 for Third Time

Nov. 09, 2016 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – For the third time in seven years, University of Arkansas researchers have been recognized for their contribution to a local electronics company being included in R&D Magazine's list of the world's top 100 technological product...

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University of Yonsei South Korea joins GRAPES

University of Yonsei South Korea joins GRAPES

June 28, 2017: Yonsei Power IT Group is pleased to announce the success of its kick-off meeting for the GRAPES-Korea collaboration. IAB members in GRAPES-Korea this year include: Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO) Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI)...

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More Secure & Reliable Energy

More Secure & Reliable Energy

UWM joined a federally-funded group that works with government, industries and universities to make the U.S. electrical grid more reliable, greener and less expensive. UWM's contribution to the center is its expertise in microgrids. The group is the National Science...

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Undergraduate Summer Research Highlighted at Poster Session

Undergraduate Summer Research Highlighted at Poster Session

On July 28, students in electrical engineering and computer science and computer engineering presented posters to faculty, staff and students. The presenters consisted of 11 electrical engineering students and two computer science and computer engineering students....

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National Center Expanding Due to Success of Centers

National Center Expanding Due to Success of Centers

As a result of the continued success of the Center for GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronic Systems (GRAPES) along with the newly formed Cybersecurity Center for Secure Evolvable Energy Delivery Systems (SEEDS) and the Center for Power Optimization of...

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Electric Power Research Institute Funds GRAPES Project

Electric Power Research Institute Funds GRAPES Project

The National Science Foundation's Center for GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronic Systems (GRAPES) in the College of Engineering's Department of Electrical Engineering will work on a tailored collaboration project funded by the Electric Power Research Institute,...

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