Outreach and Events

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Join us on campus!

The School of Engineering is currently hosting a multitude of opportunities to connect. Looking to visit the School of Engineering, email Outreach Coordinator, Megan Hatfield, meganhatfield@ku.edu

If you are a high school counselor or teacher looking to bring a group of your students to visit, please reach out to Outreach Coordinator, Fred Baier, fredbaier@ku.edu

Find all upcoming events below. 

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Questions? Contact us at explore_engr@ku.edu.


Engineering News

Researcher Aims to Boost Rural Access to 5g, Harden Wireless Network Security and Help Conceive 6G

Look closely at any mobile service provider’s map of nationwide 5G coverage, and you’ll notice huge swaths of the country — rural areas — don’t have 5G service. 

KU Engineering Alumnus Awarded Medal of Honor From Ellis Island Honors Society

When Gregs Thomopulos came to the University of Kansas from Nigeria in 1962, his biggest worry was not wasting the opportunity. “Coming from abroad, I was very focused on having gotten to this university. I didn’t want to blow it,” he said.

KU Aerospace Engineering Students Continue Excellence in National Design Competitions

A team of student engineers from the University of Kansas took second place in a prestigious international aerospace competition, continuing KU’s long history of success at the event.