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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...


EECS Professor Elected Program Director of SIAM CS&E Activity Group

Published on February 3rd, 2017 by Victor Frost

EECS Professor Suzanne Shontz has been elected Secretary of the SIAM Activity Group on Computational Science and Engineering for January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2018. SIAM is the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and is a professional society that focuses on research in applied mathematics and computational science, as well as their applications. Read more...


EECS Professor Selected for Intel® Corporation Hardware Accelerator Research Program (HARP)

Published on February 3rd, 2017 by Victor Frost

Esam El-Araby, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has been chosen to be part of the Intel's Hardware Accelerator Research Program (HARP). Intel will provide El-Araby and his students with access to computer systems containing Intel microprocessors and an Altera Arria®-10 FPGA in a multi-chip package (MCP) that incorporates Intel’s Accelerator Abstraction Layer Software. Read more...


EECS Researchers Receive $2.5 Million To Tackle Test Flight Communication Challenges

Published on February 3rd, 2017 by Victor Frost

EECS researchers received a $2.5 million contract from the National Spectrum Consortium to develop a new generation of spectral efficient communication technologies for airborne vehicles on U.S. test ranges. Read more...


KU EECS Students Win Kansas City Federal Reserve’s First Code-A-Thon Competition

Published on February 3rd, 2017 by Victor Frost

Fifteen KU EECS information technology, computer science and interdisciplinary computing students participated in the Kansas City Federal Reserve’s First Code-A-Thon Competition. Two EECS teams presented at the Kansas City Federal Reserve in November 2016, with one of those teams winning first place. Read more...