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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

KU EECS Alumnus Receives Honors

Published on March 30th, 2017 by Victor Frost

A KU EECS alumnus received a prestigious honor. Luiz DaSilva, Professor of Telecommunications in the School of Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Read more...

EECS Students Involved in KU Smash Club

Published on March 30th, 2017 by Victor Frost

The KU Smash Club hosts and organizes events for Super Smash Bros. tournaments featuring Melee and Smash for Wii U. EECS lecturer Dr. John Gibbons is the club’s advisor. Read more...

Jayhackers Host Second Annual Cyber Defense Competition

Published on March 30th, 2017 by Victor Frost

The Jayhackers, KU’s Information Security Club, hosted the second annual CyberBlitz cyber defense competition in Eaton Hall March 4-5. Electrical engineering and computer science and information technology students, high school students from Olathe Northwest and Lawrence High, as well as members of the First Infantry Division from Fort Riley, Kansas, competed in this virtual capture-the-flag type event. In this two-day event, teams learned the basics of attacking vulnerable machines to capture other team’s flags, while using their skills and knowledge to defend their own flags Read more...

EECS Professor Dr. Jim Miller Awarded Integrated Arts Research Initiative Faculty Research Fellowship

Published on March 30th, 2017 by Victor Frost

Jim Miller, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was awarded an Integrated Arts Research Initiative (IARI) faculty research fellowship for the spring 2017 semester. The IARI program was established with a four-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the KU Spencer Museum of Art. The focus of Miller’s fellowship will be the development of a suite of interactive capabilities that make the full extent of the Spencer’s holdings accessible to the community at large. Read more...