Published on November 7, 2019
Nvidia revealed in their official developer blog ( that it uses FireSim-NVDLA, a KU EECS research outcome, to evaluate the software release for their open-source deep neural network hardware accelerator, called Nvidia Deep Learning Accelerator (NVDLA). FireSim-... Read More

Published on November 7, 2019 by Hannah West, BSIT Senior
A Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) capstone team, comprised of four Jayhackers—Edwards officers, organized and held a cyberdefense competition over the course of a week this fall. The onsite portion of the competition was hosted at the KU Edwards Campus on October 19th and 20th... Read More

Published on November 7, 2019
The Lawrence Public Library hosted an open talk by EECS Assistant Professor Drew Davidson on protecting digital privacy. The talk described the ways an average computer user can protect themselves against common threats online and from computer theft.  The 90-minute lecture provided an... Read More

Published on November 7, 2019
A paper written by EECS master’s student Jason Baxter received the “Best Graduate Student Paper” award at the 2019 International Telemetering Conference (ITC), held in October in Las Vegas. In order to be considered for a student award at ITC, a paper must be authored solely by students, with... Read More

Published on November 7, 2019
A patent on Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology, developed by EECS Professors Ron Hui, Chris Allen, and their Ph.D. student Peter Adany, has sold to a long-time licensed user in industry. LIDAR accurately measures the distance and velocity of a target. This technology is widely used... Read More

Published on November 7, 2019
The University of Kansas School of Engineering is launching a four-course cybersecurity certificate program that will provide undergraduate students with the expertise to fortify digital networks in workplaces, schools and at home. Bo Luo, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science... Read More

Published on October 8, 2019
KU electrical engineering Ph.D. student Jonathan Owen spent the summer of 2019 as a graduate intern at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL). In a competition for graduate summer intern research, Owen placed first among more than 200 students in his directorate, and placed third among more than 1,000... Read More

Published on October 8, 2019
A paper co-authored by EECS Ph.D. student Naveed Mahmud and his advisor, Assistant Professor Esam El-Araby, was recognized at the 32nd IEEE International System-on-Chip Conference (SOCC’19) in September 2019. The paper “Dimension Reduction for Efficient Pattern Recognition in High Spatial... Read More

Published on October 8, 2019
KU EECS Assistant Professor Taejoon Kim is leading an effort funded by Samsung to eliminate cost concerns that threaten the deployment of 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) cellular communications. Wireless providers facing challenges with the expensive deployment and maintenance of small-cell base... Read More

Published on May 17, 2019
Sony Corporation of America is supporting Assistant Professor Morteza Hashemi to develop novel multi-hop routing protocols for millimeter wave (mmWave) communication systems. By 2022, global data traffic generated annually by mobile devices is projected to surpass 900 exabytes. To address the... Read More

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