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EECS capstone design students form mobile app start-up company

Published on May 4th, 2016 by Victor Frost

Two EECS seniors Grant Isom and Cole Jurden, who met in a computer science capstone class, created a startup business this year to address the need for a broker between independent developers and companies looking for app development. Read more...


EECS Launches Two New Engineering Certificates at KU’s Edwards Campus

Published on May 4th, 2016 by Victor Frost

To provide a fast way for students to gain advanced knowledge in Information Security and Assurance (ISA) and Software Engineering and Management (SE), EECS has introduced new ISA and SE certificate programs at the KU Edwards Campus. Read more...


EECS Hosts Cyberdefense Competition with soldiers from Fort Riley First Infantry Division

Published on May 4th, 2016 by Victor Frost

Cyber Blitz, a cyberdefense competition, was hosted by KU EECS April 30-May 1. The event in Eaton Hall involved 15 soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division (Big Red 1) at Fort Riley, Kansas, plus 10 EECS students from the JayHackers group. Read more...


EECS Assistant Professor Yang Yi Receives Support from the Air Force Research Lab to Develop New Neuromorphic Computing Capabilities

Published on March 8th, 2016 by Victor Frost

Dr. Yang Yi, Assistant Professor in EECS, 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...


EECS Professor Jerzy Grzymala-Busse named one of the inaugural Fellows of the International Rough Set Society (IRSS)

Published on March 7th, 2016 by Victor Frost

In 2015 Professor Jerzy Grzymala-Busse named one of seventeen inaugural Fellows of the IRSS. The International Rough Set Society (IRSS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to scholarship in rough sets introduced during the early 1980s by Zdzislaw Pawlak. 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...


EECS to Help KU Train Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts Using NSF Grant

Published on March 7th, 2016 by Victor Frost

A 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 Alessandro Salandrino Receives 2016 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator (YIP) Program Award

Published on March 7th, 2016 by Victor Frost

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. Read more...