EECS @ the University of Kansas is 34 faculty members dedicated to the education of the next generation of engineers and computer scientists using our state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories. EECS currently has about 600 undergraduates, 135 M.S., and 65 Ph.D. students. In 2013 EECS had more than $7 Million in research expenditures. Through these EECS newsletters we will keep you up-to-date about our activities and initiatives.

EECS Assistant Professor Alessandro Salandrino Receives 2016 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award
Alessandro Salandrino, assistant professor in EECS, was selected to receive the 2016 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award.  Salandrino will investigate the theory of Time-Varying Metamaterials. Metamaterials are a new class of artificial materials with exotic electromagnetic and optical response, such as negative index of refraction and hyperbolic dispersion. 
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EECS to Help KU Train Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts Using NSF Grant
Read moreA new $4.7 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation will enable the University of Kansas School of Engineering to educate cyberdefense experts dedicated to public service, making America stronger in an era of rising cyberattacks. This grant is from the CyberCorps: New Scholarships for Service (SFS) Program. Read More

EECS Assistant Professor Yang Yi Receives Support from the Air Force Research Lab to Develop New Neuromorphic Computing Capabilities
Read moreYang Yi, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, receives support from the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to develop new neuromorphic computing capabilities. This three-year, $600,000 project is titled “Analog Integrated Circuit Design for Spike-Time-Dependent Encoder and Reservoir in Reservoir Computing Processor.” This effort bridges high-performance computing, nanotechnology, and integrated circuits & systems. Read More

Professor Jerzy Grzymala-Busse Named an Inaugural Fellow of the International Rough Set Society
Read moreProfessor Jerzy Grzymala-Busse was named one of 17 inaugural Fellows of the International Rough Set Society (IRSS) in 2015. The IRSS is a non-profit organization dedicated to scholarship in rough sets introduced during the early 1980s by Zdzislaw Pawlak. The principal purpose of IRSS is to promote the study and exchange of ideas concerned with rough set theory, foundations, methods, as well as their extensions and applications. Read More.

Giving to EECS

Ad astra per aspera “To the stars through difficulties” is the motto of the state of Kansas. This motto also describes EECS and our aspirations to build upon our more than 125-year foundation of excellence.  The continued support of our alumni and friends is critical to ensure that our next generation of students has the resources they need. These resources enable the department to produce the best graduates and research possible. Give now to contribute to the success of future generations of EECS students. Give Now

Keep in touch with EECS

We always enjoy hearing from our alumni and friends. Please share news of a new job, promotion, or new contact information.  Alumni Update


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