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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...


Professor James Rowland Named Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost

Professor James Rowland has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He received this honor partly because of his ABET work for ASEE as well has being listed as a Founder for the IEEE/ASEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, now in its 46th year. Read more...


KU’s Hosts Inaugural Hackathon

Published on May 11th, 2017 by Victor Frost

KU hosted an inaugural hackathon, JayHacks, in February 2017. The event drew students from all over the Midwest. Read more...


KU EECS Alumnus Receives Honors

Published on March 30th, 2017 by Victor Frost

A KU EECS alumnus received a prestigious honor. Luiz DaSilva, Professor of Telecommunications in the School of Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Read more...


EECS Students Involved in KU Smash Club

Published on March 30th, 2017 by Victor Frost

The KU Smash Club hosts and organizes events for Super Smash Bros. tournaments featuring Melee and Smash for Wii U. EECS lecturer Dr. John Gibbons is the club’s advisor. Read more...


Jayhackers Host Second Annual Cyber Defense Competition

Published on March 30th, 2017 by Victor Frost

The Jayhackers, KU’s Information Security Club, hosted the second annual CyberBlitz cyber defense competition in Eaton Hall March 4-5. Electrical engineering and computer science and information technology students, high school students from Olathe Northwest and Lawrence High, as well as members of the First Infantry Division from Fort Riley, Kansas, competed in this virtual capture-the-flag type event. In this two-day event, teams learned the basics of attacking vulnerable machines to capture other team’s flags, while using their skills and knowledge to defend their own flags Read more...