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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
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...
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...
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...
December 11, 2012
ISU Computer Science alum Dave Doty (Ph.D., 2009, now a Computing Innovation Fellow and Postdoctoral Scholar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Caltech) has an invited Review Article,"Theory of Algorithmic Self Assembly," in the December, 2012, issue of Communications of the...
November 14, 2012
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November 05, 2012
Professor Carl Chang delivered the first distinguished lecture Towards in situ Software Engineering Technologies on October 10 in a series of four lectures at Peking University in China, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the School of Electronics Engineering and Computer...
September 11, 2012
The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $925,000 research grant to Computer Science faculty members Jack Lutz, Robyn Lutz, and Jim Lathrop, and Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology faculty member Eric Henderson for research in DNA nanotechnology.  DNA nanotechnology,...
July 16, 2012
Dr. David Weiss recently traveled to Nanjing University of Posts & Telecommunications (NUPT) to oversee the signing of the Sequential Undergraduate Plus Graduate Degree Program (3+1+1) in Software Engineering. Dr. Zhen Yang, President and Professor at NUPT signed the agreement on July 3. The...
May 22, 2012
Bryce Sandlund, Kerrick Staley, and Deveon Eilers returned to Ames from the ACM-ICPC World Finals in Warsaw with an honorable mention. The team from ISU was one of only 18 teams from the U.S. to qualify for the world finals. The top winner of the competition was from St. Petersburg State university...
April 30, 2012
Dr. Guang Song has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure for 2012, along with 13 other faculty in the LAS College. Song studied theoretical physics for his bachelor's and master's degrees, working on computer modeling and simulation of relativistic heavy-ions collisions. The basic...
April 16, 2012
Carl Chang has been awarded the 2012 Richard E. Merwin Medal from the IEEE Computer Society. The award is for outstanding contributions and exemplary leadership and service to the IEEE Computer Society and the computing profession. The Merwin Award is the Society's highest level volunteer service...
March 28, 2012
Hridesh Rajan, an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Iowa State University, was recently awarded a Big-12 Fellowship to collaborate with researchers at University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin).  Rajan will work with Professor Don Batory and others at UT...
March 21, 2012
Tanmoy Sarkar, PhD candidate in Computer Science, won first prize in the ACM Student Research Competition at SIGCSE 2012. His research work, Dynamic Test Input Generation for Database Applications to Achieve High Mutation Score, addresses the problem of mutation testing for database...
November 22, 2011
Cross-college students Bryce Sandlund (LAS - Computer Science), Kerrick Staley, (ENGR - Computer Engineering), and Devon Eilers (BUS - Management Information Systems) teamed up to take the second place in the regional ACM-International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC), on November 12 ....
October 21, 2011
At the LAS College Alumni Awards ceremony that took place Thursday October 20, Norm Farrington (BS 1970 and MA 1972) was honored for his achievements and longtime relationship with the Computer Science department.  The winter 2008 edition of our alumni newsletter features Norm...
October 21, 2011
At the LAS College Alumni Awards ceremony that took place Thursday October 20, Rebecca Taylor (BS 1984), an outstanding role model for entrepreneurship in technology, was recognized for her outstanding career achievements.  Rebecca Taylor is our B.S. alumna from 1984, and is now IEEE...
October 17, 2011
At the University Awards Convocation held on September 26, 2011, Professor Vasant Honavar was presented with the Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Award. The award recognizes superior performance by faculty in training graduate students in research and scholarship leading to doctoral degrees at...
October 11, 2011
Professor Slutzki has been recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant titled "Secrecy-Preserving Reasoning: Foundations, Algorithms, and Software". The award is for a total of about $450,000 over three years.  Much of current research in the area of the Semantic Web aims at...
August 30, 2011
Dr. Harry Brearley, one of the founding faculty members of the Computer Science department, passed away August 26, 2011 at age 85 in Ames, Iowa. Brearley joined ISU in 1965 as a member of the electrical engineering faculty, and helped to found the Computer Science department in 1968. An active...
August 22, 2011
The poster "Ranking Docked Models of Protein-Protein Complexes Using Predicted Partner-Specific Protein-Protein Interfaces: A Preliminary Study" by Li Xue, Rafael Jordan, Yasser El-Manzalawy, Drena Dobbs and Vasant Honavar received the ACM Conference on...

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