EECS researchers work with interdisciplinary collaborators to develop computational capabilities enabling research in a variety of scientific disciplines including computational medicine, electronic circuit design, and climate science. Central to this effort is the development of algorithms of all types: numerical, non-numerical, sequential, and parallel. A variety of paradigms are exploited, including artificial intelligence for use with image processing, computer vision, and robotics as well as visualization which is now widely recognized as an integral part of the scientific discovery process, not just a method for displaying final results.

Associated Disciplines

 

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Associated Programs

Associated Faculty

Arvin Agah
Professor, Dean of Engineering
785-864-8821
1C Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Intelligent Systems
  • Robotics
  • Medical Applications of Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Engineering
Jerzy Grzymala-Busse
785-864-4488
3014 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Knowledge Discovery
  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Expert Systems
  • Reasoning Under Uncertainty
Man Kong
Associate Professor Emeritus

Primary Research Interests

  • Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • Combinatorial Optimizations
  • Graph Algorithms
Bo Luo
Professor
785-864-7393
2044 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Information security and privacy, database security
  • Information retrieval, Web and online social networks
  • Security and privacy issues in smart grid systems
  • XML and conventional database systems, data management
James Miller
Associate Professor
785-864-7384
2036 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Computer Graphics
  • Visualization
  • Geometric Modeling
  • Technology in Education
Suzanne Shontz
Associate Professor
785-864-8816
3016 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • High Performance Scientific Computing Algorithms
  • Parallel Unstructured Mesh and Optimization Algorithms
  • Model Order Reduction
  • Computational Medicine
  • Image Processing
Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor, Provost, Executive Vice Chancellor
785-864-4904

Primary Research Interests

  • Efficient Algorithms For External Memory
  • Compressed Text Indexes and Data Structures
  • Data Compression
  • Database Access and Data Mining
  • Machine Learning and Prediction
Guanghui Wang
Assistant Professor
785-864-8800
3012 Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Computer vision
  • Image processing
  • Pattern recognition
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Robotics

Associated Facilities

Advanced Computing Facility cluster with over 350 nodes and 6000 CPU cores connected to 125TB of on-line storage. Some GPUs and phi co-processors are also available as part of the ACF cluster.

Program Objectives

  • Understand the design and analysis of numerical algorithms.
  • Understand the design and analysis of non-numerical algorithms.
  • Understand how to develop algorithms capable of artificial intelligence.
  • Understand how to develop algorithms for use in image processing and visualizations of scientific data.
  • Understand how to apply the various types of algorithms described above to provide efficient and numerically reliable solutions to real-world problems.
  • Have the ability to effectively communicate to impact technological decisions.

Core Coursework (MS)

Note: Select two of the three 600-level core courses listed above.

Elective Coursework (MS)

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