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

16 KU Engineering Faculty Members Among Most Cited Researchers in the World, Study Shows

Sixteen faculty members at the University of Kansas School of Engineering are among the top 2% of scientists worldwide cited by others in research publications, according to a study from Stanford University.

Center Creating Lab-on-a-Chip Technology for Medical Tests Wins $6.6 Million in Continued NIH Funding

A research center based at the University of Kansas that develops rapid next-generation tests for a host of human ailments like cancer, stroke and COVID-19 recently earned $6.6 million in continued funding over the next five years from the National Institutes of Health's 

KU Engineering Student Wins Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

A University of Kansas senior in chemical engineering with plans to pursue a medical degree in the KU School of Medicine after graduation is this year’s winner of the James Blackiston Memorial Graduate Fellowship from the KU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi.

KU Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Inducts Inaugural Class of Distinguished Service Award Winners

A man who revolutionized the way the world views maps online and another who was a pioneer in computing on the University of Kansas campus are the first two recipients of the KU EECS Distinguished Service (KEDS) Award from the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science.