Welcome to the website of the chair for Design and Analysis of Communication Systems (DACS). DACSis part of both the Computer Science and the Electrical Engineering department of the Faculty for Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Twente. The DACS group was established in January 2003 and encompasses 5 tenured faculty and around 10-15 PhD students and postdocs of multiple nationalities.
The DACS mission is to contribute to the design and implementation of dependable networked systems, as well as methods and techniques to support the design and dimensioning of such systems, such that they are dependable, in all phases of their lifecycle.
All research projects of the DACS group are part of the UT-wide research institute CTIT, in particular of the Centre for Dependable Systems and Networks, the Centre for Wireless and Sensor Systems, the Centre for Cyber Security and Public Safety, and the Centre for Green ICT.
DACS delivers a wide variety of courses in the Bachelor programs Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Business IT and Creative Technology, as well as to the Master programs Computer Science, Embedded Systems, System Security, Telematics, and Electrical Engineering.