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 610 undergraduates, 130 M.S., and 60 Ph.D. students. In 2015 EECS had about $4.8 Million in research expenditures. Through these EECS newsletters we will keep you up-to-date about our activities and initiatives.

Jayhackers Take Second Place at 2016 Central Area Networking and Security Workshop
The electrical engineering and computer science department’s Information Security Club, the Jayhackers, claimed second place at a recent cyber security workshop.
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(Right) Members of KU’s Information Security Club compete at Central Area Networking and Security Workshop

EECS Faculty Member’s Paper Selected as Editor’s Pick of the Year for IEEE Transactions on Computers
Assistant Professor Heechul Yun’s paper titled "Memory Bandwidth Management for Efficient Performance Isolation in Multi-Core Platforms” was selected as an Editor’s pick of the year 2016 from the IEEE Transactions on Computers, the flagship publication of the IEEE Computer Society.
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(Left) Heechul Yub

EECS Professor Luke Huan to lead the Computational Chemical Biology Core for a Newly Funded NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence focusing on Chemical Biology of Infectious Disease
Professor Luke Huan will lead the Computational Chemical Biology (CCB) Core for an NIH funded five-year grant that will enable a team of University of Kansas researchers on the Lawrence campus to contribute to the fight against infectious disease by studying fundamental biology through the use of small molecule chemical probes. This new $11 million, five-year grant will support researchers in EECS, the Departments of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences. Read More

Professors Minden and Prescott Named Life Members of IEEE
IEEE has designated Professors Gray Minden and Glenn Prescott as Life Members for their long term commitment to engineering. Read More.

(Left) Gary Minden, Glenn Prescott

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

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