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

Published on August 23, 2018
With a goal of improving teaching methods for K-12 educators to deliver cybersecurity content, K – 12 educators from Kansas and around the country gathered at Eaton Hall in July for the 3rd annual GenCyber summer camp. The week-long camp, funded by the National Security Agency and National... Read More

Published on August 23, 2018
EECS is leading a multidisciplinary effort at KU that will tackle the fundamental science underpinning the security of the Internet of Things (IoT), through a prestigious designation from the National Security Agency. “For the past seven years, the NSA has had a collection of universities they... Read More

Published on May 14, 2018
In fall 2017, the EECS department purchased 40 Digilent Analog Discovery 2 units. EECS students have used these devices to explore circuit concepts. These units interface to a computer via USB and operate at 100 MSPS, providing a two-channel USB digital oscilloscope; two-channel arbitrary function... Read More

Published on May 14, 2018
Professor Shannon Blunt was recently appointed to the Broad of Governors of the IEEE Aerospace and Electronics Society (AESS). AESS is a professional society dealing with total integrated electronic systems and the enabling technologies that contributes to large-scale system design, including radar... Read More

Published on May 14, 2018
Evan Nichols graduated with a computer science degree in 2017. While at KU, he was an undergraduate Self Fellow and participated in the KU Energy Club. He is now a software engineer for Google in New York City. Evan’s experience in EECS and his work at Google were recently highlighted as part of... Read More

Published on May 14, 2018 by Victor Frost
The EECS Information Security Club cyber defense team competed in the Argonne National Labs Cyber Defense Competition in April 2018. The team was comprised of three club members in computer science from the Lawrence campus and three members from information technology from the Edwards campus. The... Read More

Published on April 12, 2018
EECS senior Shaina Krumme and her team of Tina Haibodi (Queen’s University), Chris Maltais (Queen’s University), and Sai S (University of Waterloo), successfully participated in Princeton University’s biannual hackathon, HackPrinceton, in spring 2018. They won “Best Teamwork” and were awarded... Read More

Published on April 12, 2018
Computer Science senior Ashley Hutton helped organize a one-day conference designed to encourage middle school girls to attend college eager to major in science, technology, engineering and math. More than 70 mother-daughter duos attended the ‘Make it Happen’ conference in February 2018. The... Read More


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