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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...


Professors Prescott and Minden become Life Members of IEEE

Published on November 29th, 2016 by Victor Frost

IEEE has designated Professors Gray Minden and Glenn Prescott as Life Members for their long term commitment to engineering. Read more...


EECS Professor Luke Huan will lead the Computational Chemical Biology (CCB) Core for a Newly Funded National Institutes of Health Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) focusing on Chemical Biology of Infectious Disease

Published on November 29th, 2016 by Victor Frost

Professor Luke Huan will lead the Computational Chemical Biology (CCB) Core for an NIH funded five-year grant that will enable a team of University of Kansas researchers on the Lawrence campus to contribute to the fight against infectious disease by studying fundamental biology through the use of small molecule chemical probes. This new $11 million, five-year grant will support researchers in EECS, the Departments of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences. Read more...


Paper by EECS Faculty Member Selected as an Editor’s Pick of the Year for IEEE Transactions on Computers

Published on November 29th, 2016 by Victor Frost

Assistant Professor Heechul Yun’s paper titled "Memory Bandwidth Management for Efficient Performance Isolation in Multi-Core Platforms” was selected as an Editor’s pick of the year 2016 from the IEEE Transactions on Computers, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society. Read more...


Jayhackers Take Second at 2016 Central Area Networking and Security Workshop

Published on November 29th, 2016 by Victor Frost

The electrical engineering and computer science department’s Information Security Club, the Jayhackers, claimed second place at a recent cyber security workshop. Read more...


Meet the Inaugural Class of Students in the Jayhawk SFS Program

Published on October 18th, 2016 by Victor Frost

Three students were chosen to participate in Jayhawk Scholarship for Service CyberCorp program for its inaugural class of 2016-2017. Jayhawk SFS was created with a grant from the National Science Foundation and trains students who choose the professional specialty of cyber security, and prepares them to succeed in challenging careers in government agencies to enhance security of critical national information infrastructure. Read more...


EECS interdisciplinary computing student Emily Smith was selected to receive the 2016 Astronaut Scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

Published on October 18th, 2016 by Victor Frost

Emily Smith is majoring in physics and interdisciplinary computing. Since starting at KU she has worked with Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy Alice Bean and Professor of Physics and Astronomy. She was selected to receive the 2016 Astronaut Scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. Read more...