EECS @ the University of Kansas has 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 Hosts First GenCyber Camp for High School Teachers
More than a dozen high school educators from across Kansas and as far away as Virginia took part in the inaugural cyber security camp Aug. 9-10 as part of a $4.7 million, five-year National Science Foundation CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Program grant awarded in January 2016 to EECS.
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(Right) Students part of the KU JayHackers group work with High School Teachers at the First GenCyber Camp

EECS Ph.D. Student Earns 3rd place in IEEE Radar Conference Paper Contest
EECS Ph.D. student Patrick McCormick received 3rd place in the student paper contest at the premier conference devoted to advancing radar technology. His paper was selected from the 139 student papers judged at the 2016 IEEE Radar Conference. Read More

(Left) EECS Ph.D. student Patrick McCormick receives his award from the conference award chair James Onorato from the Telephonics Corporation.

Olathe Northwest High School Cyber Patriots Visit EECS
Eighteen students from Olathe Northwest High School Cyber Patriot Club Visited EECS and information security club (ISC). Read More

(Right) Olathe Northwest High School Cyber Patriot Club and the EECS JayHackers

Recent EECS Ph.D. Graduate Receives Prestigious National Research Council Associateship
Dr. Cenk Sahin, a recent KU EECS Ph.D. graduate, received a prestigious National Research Council (NRC) Associateship. This fellowship award will support his work at the Sensors Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) located on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. The NRC comprises the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. 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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