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.

Gill wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Andy Gill, associate professor in EECS, received an Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation. He joins one NSF PECASE and two other CAREER award recipients in EECS. Dr. Gill’s five-year, $521,000 award will develop software that explores tradeoffs in the design of high performance computing (HPC) systems. Read More

High School Summer Camp Puts Spotlight on Electrical Engineering

High school students have a summertime opportunity to learn more about Electrical Engineering. During the summer of 2014, EECS participated in the KU School of Engineering annual Engineering Summer Camp – Project Discovery for students entering ninth through 12th grades.  The purpose of the camp is to introduce high school students to a field of engineering of their choosing and showcase the university. Read More

 Engineering Faculty Studying Security of Cloud Computing

EECS researchers have received a multimillion-dollar Department of Defense grant designed to build user trust and confidence in the security of cloud computing and to develop techniques that ensure software runs as predicted, without interference. Read More

Project Discovery: A Computing Experience for High School Students

During the summer of 2014, EECS provided a computing experience for high school students. In the one week Computer Science camp, students build websites from the bottom up. Everyone begins with an empty text editor, but throughout the week students learn how HTML, CSS, and Javascript can be integrated into building functional websites.  Read More

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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