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The Institute for Information Sciences

Creating and disseminating fundamental knowledge and new technologies

The mission of I2S is to sustain and grow national leadership in the creation, dissemination, and commercialization of new technologies in computer systems, communication systems, and radar systems.

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I2S and KU Research Rising

  • I2S Director Perry Alexander speaks about Securing Our Worlds: Physical, Digital, and Social, an interdisciplinary approach to solving problems related cybersecurity.

News & Events

CCSD Podcast Episode 6: A Breakdown in Trust Within the Open Source Community

The Center for Cyber-Social Dynamics (CCSD) recently released their sixth podcast episode, and it's a doozy! Discover the unsettling truth about how trust can be weaponized in the digital world, as they sat down with

Applying Blockchain to the HBW Project

The History of Black Writing project is an excellent example where an internationally renowned source for information converted from a distributed online database to a blockchain.

KU Professors Awarded Significant NSA Funding for Research on Advancing Cybersecurity Technology

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Two KU research professors were recently granted funding for projects from the United States National Security Administration’s Science for Security (SoS) research initiative.

I2S Hosts Two-Day Event Exploring the Future of Social Norms with AI

I2S faculty and student researchers hosted a one-and-a-half day conference that explored the future of social norms as they absorb the rise of artificial intelligence technology.

I2S Events

Recent Awards

National Science Foundation Career Development (CAREER) awards - Alian

Mohammad Alian

National Science Foundation

RSL First Alternate - 2023 IEEE Radar Conference

Jon Owen, Christian Jones

2023 IEEE Radar Conference

RSL Top 5 Finalist - IEEE Radar Conference

Bahozhoni White, Matthew Heintzelman

2023 IEEE Radar Conference

RSL Second Place - IEEE Radar Conference

Thomas Kramer, Erik Biehl, Matthew Heintzelman

2023 IEEE Radar Conference

Honeywell Grant

Perry Alexander

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I2S is a place of innovation. Checkout the many projects and research being performed by I2S.

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