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KU EECS Students Win Kansas City Federal Reserve’s First Code-A-Thon Competition

Jayhawks were large and in charge at the first ever Code-A-Thon hosted by the Kansas City Federal Reserve. There were 15 students – the most of any of the four area participating universities – representing KU’s technology-focused degrees at the competition.

EECS Researchers Receive $2.5 Million To Tackle Test Flight Communication Challenges

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EECS Professor Elected Program Director of SIAM CS&E Activity Group

EECS Professor Suzanne Shontz has been elected Secretary of the SIAM Activity Group on Computational Science and Engineering for January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2018.  SIAM is the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and is a professional society that focuses on research in applied mathe

EECS Professor Selected for Intel® Corporation Hardware Accelerator Research Program (HARP)

Hardware accelerators and coprocessors are attracting a great deal of interest, but the effort required to program heterogeneous systems has limited their impact.

Professors Prescott and Minden become Life Members of IEEE

IEEE bestows IEEE Life membership on its members as proof of their strong sustained commitment to the profession. In January 2017, EECS Professors Gary Minden and Glenn Prescott will become Life Members of IEEE. They have each made long term contributions to the profession.

EECS Professor Luke Huan will lead the Computational Chemical Biology (CCB) Core for a Newly Funded National Institutes of Health Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) focusing on Chemical Biology of Infectious Disease

Professor Luke Huan will lead the Computational Chemical Biology (CCB) Core.

Paper by EECS Faculty Member Selected as an Editor’s Pick of the Year for IEEE Transactions on Computers

Heechul Yun A paper by Assistant Professor Heechul Yun was selected as “Editor’s pick of the year 2016

News / Department Announcements Jayhackers Take Second at 2016 Central Area Networking and Security Workshop

KU’s Information Security Club, the Jayhackers, participated in the 2016 Central Area Networking and Security Workshop at Fontbonne University in Clayton, Missouri (CANsec). The event brings together researchers and practitioners in network and security-related fields in the central U.S.

EECS CS Ph.D. student David Menager has been selected as a 2016-2020 Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellow

As an KU EECS senior David received the GEM Fellowship, which is awarded to select highly qualified underrepresented engineering and computer science graduate students who are strongly goal-oriented and bring business skills and vision needed to guide technology-based corporations of tomorrow, th

Meet the Inaugural Class of Students in the Jayhawk SFS Program

The first three students were chosen to participate in Jayhawk Scholarship for Service CyberCorp program for its inaugural class of 2016-2017.

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