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April 27, 2010
The Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory hosted sixteen young women (middle school girls aged 8-12) who participated in the Spring 2010 "Taking the Road Less Traveled" conference organized on April 15 by the Iowa State University Program for Women in Science and Engineering. The conference...
April 26, 2010
Dr. Robyn Lutz presented "Software Product-Line Engineering for Sustainable, Long-lived Systems" and discussed research and career opportunities with students (above). The event took place at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, MO, on April 16. Dr. Abhilasha Bhargav-Spantzel (...
April 26, 2010
Chris Johnson has been named a 2010-2011 Miller Faculty Fellow for his proposal, Modeling Reality: Bringing Market Relevance to an Undergraduate Curriculum in Interactive 3-D Gaming and Computer Graphics. The proposal developed out of educational needs Johnson identified while preparing a new...
April 07, 2010
Connor Schenck, a second-year computer science student from Ankeny, has been named a Goldwater Scholar for 2010-11. The Goldwater Scholarship is the premier undergraduate award in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering. Schenck is one of only nine computer science majors nationwide to be...
April 04, 2010
David Elbert from the Des Moines Register recently reported on CS student Brad Dwyer's nomination for a Technology Association of Iowa Prometheus Award this spring. Dwyer was nominated for developing a Facebook game called "Hatchlings." The full story is available here.  The...
April 02, 2010
Chris Johnson is the recipient of a 2010 Women's Enrichment Fund Mini-Grant for his proposal, Not Just Nerds: Reintroducing Computer Science with Collaboration and Creativity. This project, in partnership with the Program for Women in Science and Engineering, is designed to introduce...
March 10, 2010
Pictured from left to right: Dr. Junho Kim, Dr. Suntae Hwang, Dean Duckjoon Chang, ISU CS Department Chair Carl Chang, KMU President Sung Woo Lee, Dean Chong-Woo Woo, Chairman Jae-il Han.  Department Chair Carl Chang recently visited Korea to finalize a partnership with Kookmin...
March 08, 2010
Dr. Guang Song, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and faculty member of the Baker Center for Bioinformatics and Biological Statistics and the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB) graduate Program, has received an NSF CAREER award for his project on building a computational framework...
March 08, 2010
Dr. Ting Zhang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, has received an NSF CAREER Grant for his project on advanced decision procedures for words, trees, and lists.  The NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the NSF's most prestigious...
February 22, 2010
The annual undergraduate trip to Cargill IT headquarters in Minneapolis, MN took place on January 28 and 29, 2010. Students from three colleges-LAS, Business, and Engineering-took advantage of the opportunity to see IT at work in the corporate world and interact with employees at Cargill. For...
February 03, 2010
Gloria Cain, undergraduate advisor for Computer Science, is the recipient of a 2009 CYtation award from the ISU Professional and Scientific Council. The CYtation Awards recognize staff members who go above and beyond the call of duty, do something extraordinarily well, or make a significant...
December 08, 2009
This week is National Computer Science Education Week, which was established by the U.S. House of Representatives, recognizes the transformative role of computing and the need to bolster computer science at all educational levels, placing it squarely within the national STEM conversation. Check out...
December 08, 2009
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State University's full-scale, working replica of the Atanasoff-Berry Computer, a groundbreaking machine built on the Iowa State campus from 1939 to 1942, will be part of a major new exhibition at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif.  Full...
November 25, 2009
Professor Vasant Honavar delivered an invited keynote talk on Comparative Analysis of Biomolecular Networks at the 6th Annual Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium (BIOT 2009) held at Lincoln, Nebraska during October 9-10. BIOT aims to showcase research in bioinformatics and...
November 25, 2009
Professor Vasant Honavar delivered an invited keynote talk on Humanities as Information Sciences at the 2009 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS 2009) held at Chicago during November 14-16, 2009. The annual Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities...
November 22, 2009
Dr. Honavar is part of a multi-institutional team of investigators supported by a $749,975 three-year research grant from the United States Department of Agriculture aimed at elucidating the gene networks involved in the immune response to viral infections using a combination of experimental and...
November 22, 2009
Johnny Wong and his colleagues at ISU received a 2-year NSF award of $1,368,867, with a possible 3rd year totaling $1,956,883. This NSF/SFS project is led by Professor Douglas Jacobson, University Professor of the ECE department and Director of the Information Assurance Center. Professor Clifford...
November 19, 2009
Wallapak Tavanapong, Robyn Lutz, and Katie Githens were finalists in the 2009 Technology Association of Iowa's Women of Innovation Awards. The ceremony took place on November 9. Tavanapong, Associate Professor of Computer Science, was a finalist in the Research Innovation category for her research...
November 15, 2009
Robyn Lutz recently won an NSF-ARRA award to create techniques that improve the reliability of software product lines. A software product line is a family of software systems that share certain common features and differ according to a set of specified variations. Use of software product lines has...
November 08, 2009
Dr. Wallapak Tavanapong and Dr. Johnny Wong received a 3 year grant of  $238,105 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIDDK). This grant is in collaboration with colleagues at Mayo Clinic Rochester, Indiana...
November 03, 2009
Twenty one Computer Science and three Computer Engineering students participated in the 2010 ACM ICPC Regional Programming Contest on Saturday October 31. Sponsors for the ISU students' trip to the University of Nebraska, Lincoln included Kingland Systems, Maverick Software, and Cerner...
October 01, 2009
The EDUCAUSE Leadership Award acknowledges and celebrates leadership from those whose work has had significant positive impact on the contributions of information technology to higher education. This year, EDUCAUSE recognizes the Seminars on Academic Computing (SAC), an event held annually from...
September 28, 2009
Carl K. Chang (Com Sci), Johnny Wong (Com Sci), Peter Martin (Gerontology),  Mack C. Shelley (Stat), and Simanta Mitra (Com Sci) have received a two-year  NSF grant for $300,000 for "CPATH-1: Experimenting with an Open Platform for  the New Interdisciplinary Study on...
September 06, 2009
The paper "Modular Ontologies - A Formal Investigation of Semantics and Expressivity" by Jie Bao, Doina Caragea, and Vasant Honavar received the best paper award, sponsored by the Knowledge Web project of the European Network of Excellence and the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence at the...
August 26, 2009
Carl K. Chang, Professor and Chair of Computer Science, has been  awarded his third IBM Faculty Award in Summer 2009. The IBM Faculty  Awards is a competitive worldwide program intended to foster  collaboration between researchers at leading universities worldwide  and those...

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