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EECS Hosts Second Annual GenCyber Summer Camp

Published on September 8th, 2017 by Victor Frost

Thirty K-12 educators from around the country participated in the 2nd annual GenCyber summer camp. These teachers learned about the fundamental concepts and key aspects of cyber security, with a special emphasis on the first principles of security. They also were introduced ways to improve teaching methods for delivering cyber security content in K-12 computer science curricula. This activity was supported by a grant from the National Security Agency. Read more...


Electrical Engineering Ph.D. Student Paper Receives First Place at 2017 IEEE Radar Conference

Published on September 8th, 2017 by Victor Frost

Electrical Engineering Ph.D. student Patrick McCormick received 1st place in the student paper contest at the premier conference devoted to advancing radar technology, 2017 IEEE Radar Conference. His paper was among 124 submitted from around the world. Read more...


Four Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Kansas

Published on August 21st, 2017 by Victor Frost

Four open faculty Positions in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Kansas; Metamaterials & Nano-photonics; Communications Systems; Computer Engineering; Computer Science Read more...


Former Google and Uber Executive Brian McClendon Joins the Information and Telecommunications Technology Center and EECS as a Research Professor

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost

Brian McClendon, who co-created Google Earth and was recently a vice president of Advanced Technologies at Uber Technologies Inc. and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering will join the Information and Telecommunications Technology Center as research professor. Read more...


Kulkarni Named First Recipient of EECS Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Professorship

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost

Prasad Kulkarni, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of Kansas School of Engineering, has been named the first-ever recipient of the department’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Professorship. Read more...


EECS Cyber Security Activities Highlighted in Kansas Alumni Magazine

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost

EECS faculty and students are involved in a variety of cyber security activities. The March 2017 Kansas Alumni Magazine contains a cover story titled “Domain Defenders: Students look beyond the classroom to study the art of cyber war.” This lengthy piece discusses KU EECS participation in cyber defense competitions, the KU’s Scholarship for Service Program- Jayhawk SFS and the department’s cyber blitz events with local high school students and soldiers from the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley. Read more...


EECS Students win Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research Competition Awards

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost

Andres S. Hernandez received an all campus Undergraduate Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honor Society) Research Award for Best Oral Presentation. Graduate students Siddharth Gangadhar and Hamid Mahmoudi were award recipients for the Sigma Xi Research Competition in the early graduate and advanced graduate student categories, respectively. Read more...