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September 19, 2014
The paper "Automated Requirements Analysis for a Molecular Watchdog Timer", by Samuel J. Ellis, Eric R. Henderson, Titus H. Klinge, James I. Lathrop, Jack H. Lutz, Robyn R. Lutz, Divita Mathur, and Andrew S. Miner, received the IFIP TC2 Manfred Paul Award "for Excellence in Software: Theory and...
July 28, 2014
Dr. Yan-Bin Jia has been awarded a $499,889 grant from the National Science Foundation for his proposal, From Impact to Impulsive Manipulation.  Abstract is following:  When people work, they often take advantage of impacts between objects, for example, a worker impacts a nail with a...
July 10, 2014
Dr. Kathryn Stolee has been awarded a $72,950 EAGER grant from the National Science Foundation for her proposal, Demonstrating the Feasibility of Automatic Program Repair Guided by Semantic Code Search. This grant is in collaboration with Dr. Claire Le Goues at Carnegie Melon University and Dr....
July 07, 2014
Dr. Hridesh Rajan has been awarded a $450,098 grant from the National Science Foundation for his proposal to continue research and development of the capsule-oriented programming paradigm, a project that will increase the ability of sequentially trained programmers to write concurrent programs....
May 24, 2014
On May 24, Carl K. Chang received the recognition as the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus at National Central University in Taiwan. Chang graduated from NCU with his BS degree in Mathematics in 1974. In a fully packed auditorium Chang delivered his acceptance speech where he gave special thanks to his...
May 09, 2014
Donald Nye and Michael Ore have been recognized as this year's top problem solvers! Criteria for eligibility includes exceptional performance at solving problems under time constraints and at the difficulty level of programming contests such as the ACM International Programming Contest. Only...
April 22, 2014
A server in the Computer Science department was the subject of a data breach incident. More information can be found at the following link: http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2014/04/22/serverbreach
April 18, 2014
On April 4th, Carl. K Chang accepted an honorary professorship extended by Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), one of the top national public research universities in China. Vice President of HUST, Dr. Mingqing Luo, conferred the certificate in person to Dr. Chang. The ceremony...
February 03, 2014
The 'Smart Home Lab' research group in Computer Science, including Dr.Wong and Dr. Chang, has partnered with faculty from the College of Design and the College of Human Sciences to apply technology solutions to the needs of the residents in a local community. More information can be found in...
November 12, 2013
During the LAS fall homecoming awards ceremony on November 7, Matthew Renze (BS 2011) was awarded the Young Alumni Achievement Award by the CS department. Matthew is a regular visitor to Gloria Cain's careers class each year, has represented the department at high school career fairs, and served as...
November 12, 2013
During the LAS fall homecoming awards ceremony on November 7, George Strawn (PhD 1969) was awarded the Alumni Career Achievements Award by the CS department. George is currently the Director of the National Coordination Office for U.S. Networking and IT Research and Development, and serves as the...
November 12, 2013
Iowa State University is reporting a record enrollment of 33,241 students for fall 2013. Enrollment numbers in computer science are also jumping due to wide recognition of the availability of jobs in computing and top salaries for CS majors in a wide variety of industries. Department Chair Johnny...
November 11, 2013
Tyler Uhlenkamp (Junior, SE), Mingwei Lin (Senior, CS) and Minsuk Kang (Senior, CS) took home the first prize honors at the Regional ACM ICPC competition November 9 at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. The team placed first among all teams in the Midwest US division (over 200 participating teams...
November 08, 2013
Eight teams of ISU computing students are competing this weekend at the ACM ICPC Regionals in Lincoln, Nebraska this weekend. Good luck to all the teams!  Also this weekend, four undergraduate students, Max Peterson (SE, Senior), Michael Davis (SE, Senior), Theisen Sanders (CS, Senior, and...
November 07, 2013
On October 4, 2013 Carl Chang delivered a plenary talk onGrowing Out of ABC, the heart and soul of software engineering at the 2013 International Conference on Automatics and Informatics - 110 Years of the Birth of Dr. John V. Atanasoff, jointly organized by the Federation of Scientific...
November 04, 2013
Robert Dyer competed in the ACM SIGPLAN Student Research Competition (ACM SRC) at the SPLASH/OOPSLA conference (October 26-31) in Indianapolis. The competition is an internationally-recognized venue that enables undergraduate and graduate students to experience the research world, share their...
September 13, 2013
Hridesh Rajan and Tien Nguyen have received an NSF EAGER grant for the Boa project. NSF EAGER grants are used to support exploratory work in its early stages on untested, but potentially transformative research ideas or approaches. Projects funded under EAGER are sometimes considered...
September 10, 2013
The Software Engineering Program at ISU is now officially accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.  ABET accreditation is a voluntary, 18 month process undertaken to ensure continual improvement of the educational experience for students, the adoption of best...
August 08, 2013
Xiaoqiu Huang has developed a number of computer programs for analysis of DNA and protein sequences. In 2003, he finalized the first version of PCAP (Parallel Contig Assembly Program), through funding from the National Human Genome Research Institute. He continues to improve the program as new...
July 19, 2013
Dr. Johnny Wong, Professor and Associate Chair of Computer Science, has been appointed Interim Department Chair by LAS Dean Schmittmann for July 1 - December 31, 2013. Dr. Wong has been a faculty member in Computer Science since 1987. He has served as Associate Chair since 2004.  Gianfranco...
July 17, 2013
Computer Science PhD student Harris Lin received the best student paper award at the 2013 IEEE Big Data Congress for his paper "Learning Classifiers from Chains of Multiple Interlinked RDF Data Stores" which he coauthored with his advisor Professor Vasant Honavar....
April 16, 2013
Feng Guo, PhD student with Yan Bin Jia's Robotics Laboratory, has recently been awarded the 2013 Tom Miller Fellowship for his research work in robotics. He will present his latest results at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Animation (ICRA), to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany in May...
April 16, 2013
Robert Dyer, Computer Science PhD student advised by Dr. Hridesh Rajan, will be presenting a paper in the Technical Research Track at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2013, this May in San Francisco. His work with the Boa project attracted the attention of the CS Awards...
January 14, 2013
Computer Science at Iowa State has a number of outstanding women students. Two of them are Cassidy and Camryn Williams. These sisters both major in Computer Science and aspire to make an impact not just on women in computing, but all students in computing. "This major seems to have a lot of...
January 03, 2013
Professor Carl Chang delivered a keynote speech on Smart Cities at the APEC Smart City Industrial Technology Cooperation Forum. Smart Cities promise to bring about a new global economy that is worth billions of dollars. Industrial giants such as IBM, Siemens, Toshiba, ABB have all ironed out...

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