Published on March 20, 2019
EECS Professor Suzanne Shontz has been elected Vice Chair of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Activity Group on Computational Science and Engineering. Her term run from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020. SIAM is a professional society which focuses on research in applied... Read More

Published on March 20, 2019
The 2019 HackKU event, hosted by the KU chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, was the most successful in the event's history and was the largest student hackathon in Kansas this year. More than 230 students came from all over North America to build interesting "Social Good"-themed... Read More

Published on March 20, 2019
The NSF is supporting Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Assistant Professor Alexandru Bardas to develop a novel approach for protecting computer systems and networks. Current information technology (IT) systems used by regular users and companies are relatively static configurations;... Read More

Published on March 20, 2019
The Information & Telecommunication Technology Center (ITTC) will receive a $2 million gift from Silicon Valley financial technology company Ripple to research technologies related to blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. The gift, which will provide $400,000 a year for five years... Read More

Published on January 18, 2019
Dr James Stiles, a longtime associate professor of electrical engineering & computer science at the University of Kansas, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Professorship. The honor, which is available to faculty in the electrical engineering &... Read More

Published on January 18, 2019
The recent book Radar & Communication Spectrum Sharing, co-edited by KU EECS Professors Shannon Blunt and Erik Perrins is the first comprehensive coverage of this rapidly growing problem space, the book is published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) in London. The radio... Read More

Published on January 18, 2019
Joe Evans, Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Kansas, has been named a Fellow in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Evans is recognized for contributions to cognitive networks and deployment of... Read More

Published on January 18, 2019
A recent University of Kansas graduate has won international recognition for his dissertation proposing innovative advances to radar technology.Patrick McCormick, an Olathe native who graduated in May 2018 with a doctorate in electrical engineering, won the Robert T. Hill Best Dissertation Award... Read More

Published on December 4, 2018
EECS doctoral student Kailani Jones was awarded the KU Chancellor's Doctoral Fellowship in fall 2018. This fellowship was created by Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little in 2013. The fellowship is designed to "assist KU in obtaining its mission as a flagship university that provides advanced education... Read More

Published on December 4, 2018
The EECS Jayhackers hosted a cyberdefense competition for two weeks in fall 2018 that included high school teams as well as EECS students. In the past, Jayhacker competitions have consisted of an eight hour setup and attack phase all on one day. This year, the group decided to change the format and... Read More


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