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Jayhackers Win First and Third Place at Cyberdefense Competition

EECS student teams, known as the Jayhackers, placed 1st and 3rd in a cyberdefense competition at Kansas State University in late October.

Professor Shontz Receives NSF Support to Develop a Novel Computational Framework for Cardiac Biomechanics

The National Science Foundation is supporting Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Suzanne Shontz and her colleagues at Rochester Institute of Technology to develop a novel computational framework for cardiac biomechanics.

EECS Students Host Cyberdefense Competition for High School Students

The EECS Jayhackers hosted a cyberdefense competition for two weeks in fall 2018 that included high school teams as well as EECS students. In the past, Jayhacker competitions have consisted of an eight hour setup and attack phase all on one day.

KU Hosts Conference on Cybersecurity for the ‘Internet of Things’

KU hosted over 100 cybersecurity experts from across the Midwest at the KU Edwards Campus on Oct. 2 for a day-long conference on “Securing the Internet of Things.” The conference keynote speakers were Brigadier General Jennifer Buckner, U.S.

EECS Undergraduates Recognized for Research

Rebekah Manweiler and Erick Oduniyi won 3rd place in the undergraduate poster competition at the 2018 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference in Orlando, Florida. Manweiler is a senior in computer science. Oduniyi a senior in computer engineering.

Prof. Shannon Blunt Elected Chair of Radar Systems Panel of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers

KU EECS Students and Faculty Attend Largest Conference for Women Technologists

Eight EECS students attended the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing; the largest gathering of women technologists in the world.  The students were accompanied by Professor Annette Tetmeyer, the advisor for the new organization KU Women in Computing, or KUWIC.

Educators Learn about Best Practices for Teaching Cybersecurity Content

With a goal of improving teaching methods for K-12 educators to deliver cybersecurity content, K – 12 educators from Kansas and around the country gathered at Eaton Hall in July for the 3rd annual GenCyber summer camp.

KU Students and Faculty Participate in Major IEEE Communications Conference in Kansas City

KU students and faculty contributed to the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) in Kansas City, Mo., in May 2018. ICC is one of two IEEE Communications Society’s flagship conferences. More than 2,000 engineers attended the conference, coming from around the globe.

EECS Students Engineer the 2018 Hackathon- Hack-KU

The EECS ACM student branch coordinated the 2018 Hack-KU hackathon in April 2018. Computer Science students Mason Wilde and Taylor Walenczyk led the event. About 60 participants came from KU, K-State and Johnson County Community College.

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