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.

Yi Selected 2015 U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellow
EECS Professor Yang Yi was selected as a U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP) Fellow to conduct advanced circuit design research in collaboration with USAF researchers in Rome, N.Y. Read More

Pictured: Analog neuron design for spiking time dependent encoder

EECS Renewed as National Center of Academic Excellence
The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently notified the University of Kansas EECS department of its renewal as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance (IA)/Cyber Defense (CD) Read More

Pictured: Leonard T. Reinsfelder, Associate Director for Education and Training at NSA, presents the award along with Lynne Clark, Chief, National Information Assurance Education and Training Program at NSA, and Jacqueline Sullivan, Acting Program Lead for the National Cybersecurity Training & Education Program at DHS.

EECS Ph.D. Students Land Summer Internships at Major Telecommunications and Semiconductor Companies
Hao Chen

Md Amimul Ehsan

EECS Ph.D. students Hao Chen and Md Amimul Ehsas spent the summer as interns at major technology companies. Chen interned at Samsung Research America in Dallas and Ehsan spent his summer at Intel in Chandler, Az.

At Samsung, Chen conducted research on scheduling and resource allocation in full-dimension multiple-input-multiple-output cellular systems. At Intel, Ehsan worked on developing a computationally efficient methodology to model the pogo pin socket electrical behavior. Read More

EECS technology featured at TechConnect World Conference
EECS technology was featured at the TechConnect World Conference and Expo in June 2015 in Washington. The event is the world’s largest showcase and accelerator for industry-vetted emerging technologies ready for commercialization. Read More

Pictured: This illustration shows the four-beam concept for simultaneously measuring roll, pitch, and height above terrain.

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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