Students working together at a Hackathon

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Nearly every EECS course is taught by one of our award-winning faculty members, not a teaching assistant. Thirteen computer labs and nine hardware labs provide our students with ample resources to achieve their academic goals. EECS graduates have aquired positions at a wide range of companies, government agencies, and research institutions, including Fortune 500 companies such as Garmin, T-mobile, Honeywell, and Northrop-Grumman.

Notable Stats

Of EECS Graduate Students Receive Funding from Assistantships or Fellowships
$1.7 M
Spent on laboratory equipment in the past six years

Graduate Research Opportunities

Graduate research opportunities are available to EECS students at both of our associated research centers: CReSIS and I2S, as well as many of other research center across campus.

Close up of a microchip

Cutting-Edge Degree Programs

A variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available to students seeking to pursue a career in cutting-edge technology fields, including our new undergraduate Interdisciplinary Computing program.

A student in the Choi Lab

KU EECS Distinguished Service Award

We are now accepting applications for the 2024 KEDS award
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An KU EECS team emerged as the winner in the Regional Code-A-Thon Competition, which took place on February 24-25 as a virtual event. The competition invited teams of 3-5 students enrolled in STEM-related programs at participating universities within the KC Fed's district.

The KU EECS department announced the recipients of its 2023 EECS KEDS award, Dr. Phil Anderson (D.Eng., EE, 1973) and Dr. Mahta Moghaddam (BSEE, 1986), during its Graduation Dinner gala. The award recognizes outstanding alumni and associates who have made significant contributions to electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science. Mr. Brian Ruf, chair of the EECS advisory board, presented the KEDS award to the recipients.