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

75%
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



EECS News

EECS student Siddharth Dodia wins the third-place award in the annual KU Math Prize Competition. Colin Marett, a junior in mathematics and computer science, wins the first-place award.

Brian McClendon receiving the award from Brian Ruf

A man who revolutionized the way the world views maps online and another who was a pioneer in computing on the KU campus are the first two recipients of the KU Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department’s new KU EECS Distinguished Service (KEDS) Award.

Professor Victor Frost is the recipient of the 2021 ASEE Midwest Section Conference first-place Best Paper Award.