Alumnus, Alan Mantooth, of the SRC Graduate Fellowship Program Recently Profiled in the Institute
Dr. Alan Mantooth, a GRC researcher at the University of Arkansas and alumnus of the Graduate Fellowship Program, was recently featured in IEEE's online magazine, "The Institute". The article provides an overview of his research interests, especially his focus on cutting-edge green technology. Each summer he organizes Solar Splash, an intercollegiate solar-electric boating world championship, where students spend five days vying for points in categories such as technology, visual display, workmanship, and maneuverability, along with endurance and sprinting races.
Dr. Mantooth was awarded an SRC Graduate Fellowship for study at Georgia Tech in 1986 and received his PhD in 1990. He has continued to be funded by GRC and is currently working on a task, as part of the Texas Analog Center of Excellence (TxACE).