UAPB Leads a $5 Million Grant from NSF for Quantum Information Science and Engineering (QISE) program

With a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff (UAPB) will lead a collaboration with the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (UAF) and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) to establish a Quantum Information Science and Engineering (QISE) program. UAPB is one of three historically Black colleges, and universities (HBCUs) awarded the 2022 NSF Expanding Capacity in Quantum Information Science and Engineering program (ExpandQISE) grant, along with Howard University and Morehouse College.

UAPB joins University Research Consortium to Improve Water Surveillance

Dr. Sederick Charles Rice, a UAPB associate professor of biology, has partnered with a consortium of universities to improve water surveillance. In partnership with Louisiana Tech University and other partner universities, a $6 million-dollar National Science Foundation (NSF) Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Infrastructure Improvement grant fuels the project to create printable sensors for water surveillance.