Published on April 12, 2018 by Victor Frost
EECS student Luke Dercher worked last year on embedded development for scientific satellite missions in the Pathways program at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Dercher is a computer science major and a non-traditional student. He is 31 years old and a five-year veteran of the US Navy. Getting to... Read More

Published on April 12, 2018 by Victor Frost
KU’s Information Security Club, the JayHackers, participated virtually in the At-Large Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (ALCCDC). Two KU EECS teams, one from the Lawrence (CS) Campus and one Edwards (BSIT) Campus, spent a weekend in late March protecting a virtual environment from professional... Read More

Published on February 8, 2018
See: http://news.ku.edu/computing-possibilities EECS has offered a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Computing since 2011. This is a program offered at KU and only a few other universities in the United States. Sandy Rech was recently participating in a biology lab when it... Read More

Published on February 8, 2018
Professor Chris Allen Teaching from Learned Hall to to Garmin’s facilities in Olathe See: https://news.ku.edu/ku-eecs-offer-rf-systems-engineering-certificate The Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department at the University of Kansas has received approval to offer a... Read More

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


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