Koontz Electric Company Joins GRAPES Center

The GRid-Connected Advanced Power Electronics Systems, or GRAPES as it is called, has announced that a new industry partner has joined the center, Koontz Electric Company Inc.

Koontz Electric joins 17 other industrial partners and one government partner in supporting the research of nine faculty members at the University of Arkansas and the University of South Carolina in this area.

For the last three years, the University of Arkansas has partnered with the University of South Carolina to operate GRAPES, one of the National Science Foundation’s Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers.

Read more…

Latest News

University Startup Joins $2.2M AI Cybersecurity Project

University Startup Joins $2.2M AI Cybersecurity Project

Bastazo, tied to U of A, collaborates with Salvador Technologies on a $2.2M BIRD Foundation grant. The project aims to develop AI automation and rapid-recovery hardware for safeguarding industrial control systems against escalating external threats, including...

read more
Silicon Carbide Facility Gains Vital Chip-Making Tool

Silicon Carbide Facility Gains Vital Chip-Making Tool

U of A's silicon carbide facility reached a milestone by commissioning Deposition Technology for a crucial chip-making tool. The tool will be customized to meet the specific requirements of the Multi-Use Silicon Carbide Research and Fabrication Facility, a unique...

read more