Perry Alexander

Faculty Fellow, University Honors
AT&T Distinguished Professor, Electrical & Computer Science, School of Engineering
Director, Information & Telecommunication Center
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Perry Alexander, Ph.D., brings over 29 years of teaching experience to the University Honors Program where, as a faculty fellow, he teaches and mentors Honors students. Alexander is the director of the Information and Telecommunication Technology Center at the University of Kansas. He has been recognized as an AT&T Foundation Distinguished Professor, a University of Kansas Men of Merit honoree and a University of Kansas Honors Program Outstanding Honors Adviser. Alexander has published extensive research concentrated in the field of formal methods application to system-level design. He has received numerous awards and recognition for this work, including a University of Kansas Leading Light award, recognition as a University of Kansas School of Engineering Miller Scholar for five years and a University of Kansas School of Engineering Bellow Scholar.

KU Today
Course offerings are “among the most comprehensive in the nation,” according to “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs”
98% of University Honors Program graduates are employed or accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduation
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
KU honors students select their advisors from top-ranked KU faculty