Published on February 8, 2018
For the sixth year, Eta Kappa Nu presented the Underclassman Achievement Awards as a way of honoring the achievements of the department’s most promising sophomore level students. In EECS, the 200 level courses are considered ‘make or break courses.’ They are arguably the hardest undergraduate... Read More

Published on February 8, 2018
University of Kansas professors presented an all-day event that examined the consequences of misinformation in democratic societies and how to detect, address and combat the creation and dissemination of fake news. Hyunjin Seo, associate professor of strategic communication in the William... Read More

Published on December 11, 2017 by Victor Frost
About 80 students from the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools attended the Information Technology Workshop at the KU Edwards Campus on Oct. 24. BSIT faculty ran the event that covered web-design, cyber security and system-administration, along with college and career planning sessions geared toward... Read More

Published on December 11, 2017 by Victor Frost
Professor Erik Perrins In 2015, the National Spectrum Consortium auctioned off portions of the electromagnetic spectrum once used by government agencies to mobile-phone companies. As a result, entities like the Department of Defense and Test Resource Management Center have searched out new... Read More

Published on December 11, 2017 by Victor Frost
A group of six students from the BSIT program and 12 students from the CS program traveled in late October to the University of Missouri Science and Technology (S&T) in Rolla, Missouri in to participate in a Cyber Defense Competition. Ten teams from KU, Kansas State University, University of... Read More

Published on December 11, 2017 by Victor Frost
Professor Suzanne Shontz The computer simulations used to design, optimize, test or control a vast range of objects and products in our daily lives are underpinned by finite element methods. Finite element simulations use a mesh of geometric shapes — triangles, tetrahedra, quadrilaterals or... Read More

Published on October 24, 2017 by Victor Frost
The team of Shaina Krumme (University of Kansas), Nihar Mauskar (UCSD), and Ajay Ramesh (Berkeley) successfully participated in the 2017 HackMIT, the annual MIT hackathon. Their project -SeQR Scanner and Generator- won runner-up for the prize sponsored by Google (Best Use of Firebase). Only... Read More

Published on October 24, 2017 by Victor Frost
In 2014 Dr. Min Kao, of Garmin International, Inc., made a $1 million gift through the Kao Family Foundation to support programs and scholarships at the University of Kansas School of Engineering. Half of the gift was used to create the Min H. Kao Engineering Design Studios, and the other... Read More

Published on October 24, 2017 by Victor Frost
Perry Alexander The dimensions of broadband access reflect similar patterns of social inequality, and those who often rely on public libraries for internet access are often at risk of cybersecurity concerns and have less privacy, making them vulnerable to online scams and identity theft, for... Read More

Published on October 24, 2017 by Victor Frost
A paper written by EECS Ph.D. student Sumant Pathak received the “Best Graduate Student Paper” award at the 2017 International Telemetering Conference (ITC), which was held in October in Las Vegas. In order to be considered for a student award at ITC, a paper must be authored solely by students,... Read More


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