Established in 1991, the High Density Electronics Center (HiDEC) is a research center with a world-wide reputation for expertise and excellence in the field of electronic integration.


The world’s first YBCO superconducting multichip module was fabricated at HiDEC in 1997
A 2009 R&D 100 Award-winning power module was fabricated using HiDEC facilities
HiDEC has played a key role in the success of a number of technology-based startup  companies as an integral part of the Arkansas Research Technology Park (ARTP); ARTP added nearly $55M to the Arkansas economy in 2013-2014 and has added more than $522M to the state economy since 2003
HiDEC has impacted more than 500 students over the last 5 years through the support of four University courses