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

Published on December 4, 2018
EECS student teams, known as the Jayhackers, placed 1st and 3rd in a cyberdefense competition at Kansas State University in late October. A team of six students from KU’s  computer science and computer engineering programs and eight students from the BSIT program traveled to Kansas State... Read More

Published on December 4, 2018
The National Science Foundation is supporting Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Suzanne Shontz and her colleagues at Rochester Institute of Technology to develop a novel computational framework for cardiac biomechanics. A normal heart functions by contracting and pushing blood... Read More

Published on October 17, 2018
KU hosted over 100 cybersecurity experts from across the Midwest at the KU Edwards Campus on Oct. 2 for a day-long conference on “Securing the Internet of Things.” The conference keynote speakers were Brigadier General Jennifer Buckner, U.S. Army Director of Cyber, Electronic Warfare, Information... Read More

Published on October 17, 2018 by Jordan Love
Eight EECS students attended the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing; the largest gathering of women technologists in the world.  The students were accompanied by Professor Annette Tetmeyer, the advisor for the new organization KU Women in Computing, or KUWIC. Each student,... Read More

Published on October 17, 2018
Shannon Blunt, Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, was recently elected as Chair of the Radar Systems Panel (RSP) of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the largest technical society in the world. The IEEE RSP is the premier professional entity... Read More

Published on October 17, 2018
Rebekah Manweiler and Erick Oduniyi won 3rd place in the undergraduate poster competition at the 2018 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference in Orlando, Florida. Manweiler is a senior in computer science. Oduniyi a senior in computer engineering. Their poster, “... Read More

Published on August 23, 2018
The EECS ACM student branch coordinated the 2018 Hack-KU hackathon in April 2018. Computer Science students Mason Wilde and Taylor Walenczyk led the event. About 60 participants came from KU, K-State and Johnson County Community College. They developed code related to environmental issues over a 24... Read More

Published on August 23, 2018
KU students and faculty contributed to the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) in Kansas City, Mo., in May 2018. ICC is one of two IEEE Communications Society’s flagship conferences. More than 2,000 engineers attended the conference, coming from around the globe. KU EECS was well... Read More

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