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January 28, 2005
In a follow-up to their success in last summer's IEEE-CSIDC competition, Shahzaib Younis, Melanie Davis, and Doug Houghton have participated and WON in the Pappajohn Business Plan competition. During the competition, each team had a private meeting with John Pappajohn and other executives at his...
December 16, 2004
Carl Chang was elected to the rank of AAAS Fellow by the AAAS Council. Each year the Council elects members whose "efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished." The honor of being elected a Fellow of AAAS began in...
December 13, 2004
A chicken genome assembly produced with PCAP was published last week in Nature by a large group of scientific collaborators. Information about the chicken genome is at http://www.nature.com/nature/focus/chickengenome/index.html.  The PCAP program was developed by Xiaoqiu...
November 18, 2004
The Premier Award is given annually by the National Engineering Education Delivery System to recognize high-quality, non-commercial courseware designed to enhance engineering education. The award is sponsored by John Wiley & Sons, Autodesk, Mathworks, and Microsoft Research. ...
September 25, 2004
Oksana Kohutyuk and Mgavi Braithwaite attended and represented the Iowa State University's Computer Science and Bioinformatics programs at the 2004 Summer School on Advanced Modelling of Biological Function held at the International University of Bremen during August 2004. The Summer school...
September 19, 2004
On August 15, 2004, Dr. Gordon Moore visited the ABC Computer and the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State, accompanied by Dr. David Metzler, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology and Professor Johnny Wong, Professor and Associate Chair of Computer...
July 29, 2004
Shahzaib, Melanie, and Doug won the Microsoft Software Engineering Award at the IEEE Computer Society's world finals at Washington D.C. They also were placed third overall at the competition. There were about 250 teams worldwide competing for the award. They received a total of $9000/- as prize...
July 28, 2004
Doina Caragea has been awarded an Iowa State University Research Excellence Award. The award honors students whose research accomplishments place them among the top 10 percent of all graduate students at Iowa State University. Doina completed her Ph.D. studies under the supervision of ...
May 28, 2004
Congratulations to three Computer Science Students: Shahzaib Younis, Melanie Davis, and Douglas Houghton. Their team has been selected as one of the top ten teams (out of 247 teams WORLDWIDE) at the IEEE Computer Society's International Design Contest (CSIDC) and will...
March 18, 2004
Iowa State University has launched a new initiative in Computational Intelligence, Learning, and Discovery (CILD). CILD initiative seeks to foster fundamental research in machine learning and its applications in Bioinformatics, Security Informatics, Human-Computer Interaction, Science and...
March 18, 2004
On March 9, 2004, Carl Chang delivered a keynote address at the 2004 General Assembly (annual convention) of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) that is the largest computer society in Japan and a sister society of IEEE Computer Society. This year the IPSJ General Assembly was held...
March 01, 2004
Carl Chang delivered a keynote address at 2004 Japan Gigabit Network Symposium in Tokyo, Japan, Japan, January 26, 2004. The Symposium is sponsored by TAO (Japan Telecommunication Advancement Organization - a government owned consortium of universities and industry) and held in conjunction with the...
January 01, 2004
Carl Chang, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University, was elected president of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society. The IEEE Computer Society is the oldest and largest professional association of people in...
November 03, 2003
One of the most profound ideas to emerge in modern science is Charles Darwin's concept that all of life, from the smallest microorganism to the largest vertebrate, is connected through genetic relatedness in a vast genealogy, the "Tree of Life."  Yet many "branches" of this tree are still...
October 30, 2003
A "Welcome Home" reception was held on October 30, 2003, in conjunction with the 2003 International Symposium on Modern Computing in honor of Dr. John Vincent Atanasoff's 100th Birthday. Faculty and Staff took this opportunity to honor our retired and emeritus faculty who helped build the...
September 21, 2003
Carl K. Chang, Professor and Chair of Computer Science, chaired the 11th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (IREC 2003, or RE'03 in short) held September 8-12, 2003, in Monterey, California. Chang co-founded the International Conference on Requirements Engineering in 1994 (ICRE'...
September 15, 2003
Robyn Lutz, Associate Professor of Computer Science, received the Most Influential Paper (MIP) award and the Best Paper Award in the 11th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (IREC) held September 8-12, 2003, in Monterey, California. Dr. Nancy Mead, chair of the steering committee...
April 05, 2003
Once was great.  Now Doina Caragea, a Ph.D. student in computer science, has an opportunity to repeat the experience she had with IBM in Rochester, Minn., last summer.  For the second straight year, Caragea has been selected for the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship, a highly competitive...
November 04, 2002
Robyn Lutz is used to doubling up on things.  She is not only employed as an associate professor of computer science at Iowa State, but also as a senior engineer for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. This facility, administered by Caltech for NASA, focuses on unmanned space...
January 28, 2002
Back a few years ago, Johnny Wong, professor of computer science, served as the principal investigator of a $200,000 grant funded by the office of INFOSEC Research and Technology of the National Security Agency (NSA).  The research project, "Intelligent Multi-Agent for Intrusion Detection...
October 22, 2001
Technology available to researchers in the field has not kept up with what most of us are used to at our desks.  Sure there are Palm Pilots and other handheld computers. But most don't offer the type of information researchers need when conducting field research.  That all may end...

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