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KU’s Hosts Inaugural Hackathon

KU’s inaugural hackathon, took place February 17-19, 2017 at the engineering complex. A hackathon can be thought of as an invention marathon, where students “hack” together an idea from inception to reality.

Professor James Rowland Named Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education

James Rowland Professor James Rowland has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (A

EECS Students win Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Competition Awards

Andres S. Hernandez received an all campus Undergraduate Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honor Society) Research Award for Best Oral Presentation for his honors undergraduate research project "Position Determination Using Ultrasonic Signals." Andres’ project mentor is Professor Chris Allen.

EECS Cyber Security Activities Highlighted in Kansas Alumni Magazine

EECS faculty and students are involved in a variety of cyber security activities.

Former Google and Uber Executive Brian McClendon Joins the Information and Telecommunications Technology Center and EECS as a Research Professor

Brian McClendon co-created Google Earth and was recently a vice president of Advanced Technologies at Uber Technologies Inc. and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He will join the Information and Telecommunications Technology Center as research professor.

Kulkarni Named First Recipient of EECS Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Professorship

Prasad Kulkarni, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Kansas School of Engineering, has been named the first-ever recipient of the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Professorship.

EECS Professor Dr. Jim Miller Awarded Integrated Arts Research Initiative Faculty Research Fellowship

Jim Miller, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science was awarded an Integrated Arts Research Initiative (IARI) faculty research fellowship for the spring 2017 semester.

Jayhackers Host Second Annual Cyber Defense Competition

On March 4th and 5th, KU’s Information Security Club, the Jayhackers, hosted the second annual CyberBlitz cyber defense competition in Eaton Hall.

EECS Students Involved in KU Smash Club

KU Smash is an organization focused on competitive gaming. The organization runs tournaments for the games Super Smash Bros. Melee and Smash 4. Competitive gaming has reached an international level and KU Smash is keeping the skills of EECS and other KU students sharp.

KU EECS Alumnus Receives Honors

Luiz DaSilva received his BSEE, MSEE, and Ph.D, from KU in 1986, 1988 and 1998, respectively. DaSilva currently holds chair professorship of Telecommunications at Trinity College Dublin.

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Erik Perrins
Charles E. & Mary Jane Spahr Professor, Department Chair