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Select the handbook below that is dated most closely, yet before, the date you were admitted to the EECS department (e.g. If you started in Spring semester of 2009 select the Fall 2008 Handbook):



David Petr
Professor, Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies
2001C Eaton Hall

Primary Research Interests

  • Audio Signal Processing
  • Network Performance
Leslee Smithhisler
Undergraduate Division
2001D Eaton Hall


KU Information Security Club

KU Information Security Club (aka the Jayhackers) The Information Security Club is a competition based group that focuses on learning security concepts through Collegiate Cyber Defense Competitions. KUISC provides students with hands-on experience in offensive and defensive security concepts in competitions and lab workshops. In addition to experience, security professionals from the industry are invited in to give talks about their work and how school might prepare them. This club allows for a rare combination of technical and team skills that can expand a student's knowledge and leadership.

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Association of Computer Machinery

ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession. ACM provides the computing field's premier Digital Library and serves its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.

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Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Upsilon Pi Epsilon is an honorary society whose membership consists of outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in Computing and Information Disciplines. It recognizes academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the computing sciences. UPE members are chosen not only for their scholastic achievement in computing science, but also for distinguishing themselves as true professionals. Members promote the computer sciences and encourage their contribution to the enhancement of knowledge.

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Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

IEEE is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology. KU-IEEE serves as a source of professional and technical information.

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Eta Kappa Nu

Eta Kappa Nu is the student honor society of IEEE and is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing excellence in the IEEE-designated fields of interest including Engineering, Computer Sciences, and Information Technology. Student members are selected on the basis of scholastic standing, character, and leadership. Through a variety of service programs and leadership training, student members develop lifelong skills that earmark them for prominent positions in industry and academia.

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