• Posted: Thu August 13 2015

    Dr. Alan Mantooth, VICTER Center Director, has received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for work that will be performed by the GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronics Systems (GRAPES) Center. The new grant will be used to study gallium nitride (GaN), a hard-compound, mechanically stable semiconductor material that has high heat capacity and thermal conductivity....

     
  • Posted: Mon August 10 2015

    Several VICTER faculty researchers, including center director Dr. Alan Mantooth, are part of a new National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center (ERC) grant. The project, titled Power Optimization for Electro-Thermal Systems Center (POETS), will be led by Dr. Andrew Alleyne, professor of mechanical engineering at the Univeristy of Illinois. Dr. Mantooth will serve as deputy director of the center. Other VICTER faculty members involved include Juan Balda, Greg Salamo, and Simon Ang. POETS also includes researchers from Howard University, Stanford University, the University of Sao Paolo (Brazil), and the Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden). ...

     
  • Posted: Tue August 04 2015

    Dr. Min Zou, VICTER campus lead at the University of Arkansas, will lead the new Center for Advanced Surface Engineering. CASE is a five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation as part of the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)....

     
  • Posted: Fri July 31 2015

    T. A. Walton, VICTER Center Outreach Coordinator, has received a third year of an Innovative Managing Director award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The IMD grant is intended to support development and implementation of innovative models for the managing director position in the GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronic Systems (GRAPES) Center....

     
  • Posted: Thu June 18 2015

    Dr. Alan Mantooth, VICTER Center Director and Distinguished Professor of electrical engineering, has been awarded the 21st Century Research Leadership Chair by the University of Arkansas College of Engineering. The chair is endowed at $2.05 million....

     
  • Posted: Mon May 04 2015

    Dr. Roy McCann, VICTER faculty researcher and professor of electrical engineering at the University of Arkansas, recently received the Outstanding Teaching Award from the Department of Electrical Engineering. Dr. McCann received the award at the Spring 2015 College of Engineering Faculty & Staff Meeting on May 1. In addition to his role in VICTER, Dr. McCann directs the Control Systems Laboratory, is a member of the GRAPES Center[http://grapes.uark.edu/], and is an Associate Director of the NCREPT facility[http://ncrept.uark.edu/]....

     

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