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

Published on February 3rd, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

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 mathematics and computational science, as well as their applications. Read more...


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

Published on February 3rd, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

Esam El-Araby, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has been chosen to be part of the Intel's Hardware Accelerator Research Program (HARP). Intel will provide El-Araby and his students with access to computer systems containing Intel microprocessors and an Altera Arria®-10 FPGA in a multi-chip package (MCP) that incorporates Intel’s Accelerator Abstraction Layer Software. Read more...


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

Published on February 3rd, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

EECS researchers received a $2.5 million contract from the National Spectrum Consortium to develop a new generation of spectral efficient communication technologies for airborne vehicles on U.S. test ranges. Read more...


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

Published on February 3rd, 2017 by Victor Frost Featured

Fifteen KU EECS information technology, computer science and interdisciplinary computing students participated in the Kansas City Federal Reserve’s First Code-A-Thon Competition. Two EECS teams presented at the Kansas City Federal Reserve in November 2016, with one of those teams winning first place. Read more...


Professors Prescott and Minden become Life Members of IEEE

Published on November 29th, 2016 by Victor Frost

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


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

Published on November 29th, 2016 by Victor Frost

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...


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

Published on November 29th, 2016 by Victor Frost

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. Read more...