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September 06, 2007
The US National Science Foundation has awarded a 3-year, $250,000 CyberTrust Grant to a team led by Professors Wensheng Zhang and Johnny Wong of Computer Science Department and Professor Daji Qiao of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department to develop an Integrated Solution to Provide Privacy...
August 16, 2007
The US National Science Foundation has awarded a 3-year, $449,999 grant to a team led by Professor Vasant Honavar ofComputer Science to develop algorithms and software for collaborative, integrative analysis of large, semantically heterogeneous data sets. Advances in networks, sensors, storage,...
July 26, 2007
The Java Modeling Language(JML) is a formal specification language that can document detailed designs of Java classes and interfaces. JML has been used by many formal methods researchers in different projects such as the ESC/Java extended static checker, the Daikon invariant detector,the Bogor...
July 06, 2007
Colonoscopy is an endoscopic technique that allows a physician to inspect  the inside of the human colon to screen for colorectal cancer---the second  leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. Millions of colonoscopic  procedures are performed annually. However, an objective...
July 05, 2007
The paper "A cost-sensitive model for preemptive intrusion response system" authored by Computer Science Ph.D. studentNatalia Stakhanova and Computer Science faculty Samik Basu and Johnny Wong received the Nokia Best Student Paper Award at 21st IEEE International...
July 05, 2007
Accurate knowledge of protein structures is important for predicting protein function, and structure-based drug design for therapeutics. The gap between the number of experimentally determined structures and the number of known sequences continues to increase at a rapid rate. Hence, there is an...
June 25, 2007
The US National Science Foundation has awarded a 3-year, $335,000 grant to Computer Science professors Samik Basu,Vasant Honavar, and Robyn Lutz. The Web services are beginning to play an increasingly important role in scientific, engineering, government, health-care, and business applications....
June 21, 2007
Dr. Shu-Hui (Susan) Chang is recognized by the Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Course Project (ECP) for Teaching Best Practice for her course research and the movement to a fully online format while preserving student satisfaction and success.  The Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Course...
May 28, 2007
Professors Vasant Honavar and Gary Leavens are among the 142 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) members worldwide selected for recognition as senior members based on nominations received during 2006. The senior member designation recognizes ACM members with at least 10...
April 10, 2007
A research project on "Computer-aided Quality Control for Colonoscopy" led by ISU Profs. Wallapak Tavanapong and Johnny Wong has recently received funding of $50,000 from Mayo Clinic Rochester, $25,000 from Iowa State Research Foundation (ISURF), and $10,000 from the ISU Institute for Physical...
April 09, 2007
Guillermo Hernandez, a senior in Computer Engineering, was selected to present his research on Smart Home in the First Annual Iowa State University Undergraduate Research Symposium. Guillermo has been engaged in research with the ISU Smart Home, which is directed by Drs. Carl Chang, Simanta...
April 03, 2007
The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, whose mission is to increase the impact of women on all aspects of technology and to increase the positive impact of technology on the world's women, and Google Inc. have awarded Computer Science undergraduate student Debra Lauterbach a $1000...
March 30, 2007
Professor Jack Lutz is one of twelve scientists in the largest project that the National Science Foundation has funded to date in the Focused Research Groups in the Mathematical Sciences program.  In this project, Professor Lutz will work with computer scientists and mathematicians at UC...
March 13, 2007
Bancha Doungratanaex-chai, a Spring'07 graduating senior in Computer Science, has been selected to present his research on Endoscpoic Multimedia Information Systems (EMIS) in the First Annual Iowa State University Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium is scheduled to be held on April...
March 09, 2007
Matthew Miller, an undergraduate student in Computer Science has been selected to present his research on Statistical Machine Learning on Distributed Data in the First Annual Iowa State University Undergraduate Research Symposium. Matt Miller has been engaged in research in the ISU Artificial...
February 26, 2007
Two undergraduates at Iowa State University performing undergraduate research in the Department of Computer Science are selected to participate in the second annual "Research in the Capitol" event at the Iowa State House in Des Moines on Monday March 5, 2007. This competitive selection was based on...
February 26, 2007
The Center for Integrative Animal Genomics (CIAG) recently awarded a $50,000, 2-year grant to the Center for Computational Intelligence, Learning, and Discovery (CCILD) which, together with an additional $50,000 in matching funds from CCILD, will be used to support a CCILD Research Associate. The...
February 22, 2007
Professors Samik Basu, Hridesh Rajan, Johnny Wong received funding for three separate projects from Center for Information Protection (CIP) to conduct fundamental research in software and network security.  The Information Assurance Center (IAC) at...
January 31, 2007
Professor Vasant Honavar co-chaired (with Prof. Tim Finin of UMBC) the IJCAI 2007 Workshop on Semantic Web for Collaborative Knowledge Acquisition (SWeCKa 2007), held in conjunction with the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2007) at...
December 21, 2006
Professor Vasant Honavar delivered a keynote lecture titled "Semantic Web for Collaborative e-Science" in the Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Signal Processing (ICISIP 2006) which was held at Bangalore, India during December 15 through December 18...
December 06, 2006
Hridesh Rajan will co-chair the First International Workshop on Virtual Machines and Intermediate Languages for emerging modularization mechanisms (VMIL 2007), held in conjunction with the Sixth International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development at Vancouver, British Columbia on March...
November 30, 2006
Undergraduate student Robert Dyer was selected for Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Award for 2007. CRA's Outstanding Undergraduate Awards program recognizes undergraduate students in North American universities who show outstanding...
November 20, 2006
On October 19, 2006, the Computer Science Department had a banquet honoring 18 undergraduates who were the recipients of academic awards and/or scholarships. The keynote speaker for the event was Michelle Moseman, 2206 Alumni Association award recipient and a �?98 B.S. graduate of the department....
November 16, 2006
Congratulations to nine Computer Science students for their outstanding performance at the ACM Programming Regionals Contest held at the University of Lincoln Nebraska site! At the site there were 38 teams. Justin Mason, Jonathan Sheller, and Chris Coudron were placed fourth; Michael Seibert, Pasha...
November 14, 2006
The paper "Selecting and Composing Web Services Through Iterative Reformulation of Functional Specifications" authored by Computer Science Ph.D. student  Jyotishman Pathak and Computer Science faculty  Dr. Samik Basu, Dr. Robyn Lutz and Dr. Vasant Honavar received the C.V. Ramamoorthy award for the...

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