BlueInGreen Co-founder Scott Osborn Named Engineer of the Year

KSWO, November 22, 2016
BlueInGreen co-founder Dr. Scott Osborn has been named the Engineer of the Year by the Arkansas section of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).

Responding to Food Safety Concerns, Walmart Invests $25 million in China

Green Go Post, October 25, 2016
This program will be monitored by staff at the new Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center in Beijing, where they will be joined by researchers from the University of Arkansas.

UA sets up Chinese food safety center, funded by Walmart Foundation

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal, October 20, 2016
University of Arkansas representatives are helping take on food-borne illness in China with the establishment of the Walmart Safety Collaboration Center.

Fayetteville-based WattGlass garners federal $679,413 SunShot award

Talk Business and Politics, September 15, 2016
Fayetteville-based startup WattGlass received a $679,413 award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative to help commercialize its anti-reflective glass coating technology.

Wattglass Awarded 679k from Sunshot Initiative

Northwest Arkansas Business Journal, September 15, 2016
WattGlass of Fayetteville has been named among the winners of the SunShot Initiative and will be given about $679,000 to further commercialization efforts for its antireflective glass-coating technology, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Energy.

WattGlass to Help Commercialize University of Arkansas’ Patent-Pending Coating Technology

AZO Materials, September 15, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $679,413 to start-up company WattGlass to help commercialize the University of Arkansas’ patent-pending coating technology that makes glass anti-reflective, self-cleaning and highly transparent.

WattGlass of Fayetteville Gets $679K SunShot Grant

Arkansas Business, September 14, 2016
WattGlass of Fayetteville announced on Wednesday that it’s received a $679,413 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to help commercialize its anti-reflective glass coating technology.

NanoMech Wins $235K Contract To Develop Army Uniforms

Arkansas Business, September 13, 2016
NanoMech of Springdale on Tuesday announced that it has been awarded a $235,000 contract from the U.S. Army to develop and evaluate next generation Army Combat Uniforms using NanoMech’s nGuard, a cost-effective coating finish and additive.

Department of Energy Funds Research on Optoelectronic Devices

(e)Science News, September 8, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $599,901 to University of Arkansas engineering researchers to continue developing an “optocoupler” – a packaged light emitter and detector – to improve the performance of electric vehicles.

Solar-cell project nets $2M U.S. grant

Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, September 1, 2016
Picasolar Inc. in Fayetteville received a $2 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy to move forward with a pilot manufacturing program for the company’s solar-cell technology, the company announced Wednesday.

Picasolar Gets $2M for Solar Cell Technology Pilot

Arkansas Business, August 31, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $2 million to Picasolar Inc. for a pilot manufacturing program connected to solar cell technology developed at the university.

Picasolar scores $2 million from U.S. Department of Energy to boost solar cell efficiency (Updated)

Talk Business and Politics, August 31, 2016
Solar cell startup Picasolar has again gained SunShot Initiative money, this time $2 million to increase the efficiency in solar cell technology. The $2 million could ultimately lead to new high-tech manufacturing jobs in Northwest Arkansas.