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July 19, 2006
Carl Chang, professor and chair of computer science at Iowa State University, was recently appointed editor-in-chief of Computer, the flagship publication of IEEE Computer Society, the largest and oldest professional association for computing. His two-ear term will begin January 1, 2007.
July 17, 2006
The article Predicting DNA-binding sites of proteins from amino acid sequence by Changhui Yan, Michael Terribilini, Feihong Wu, Robert L. Jernigan, Drena Dobbs, Vasant Honavar, BMC Bioinformatics 2006, 7:262 was among the most highly accessed articles in BMC Bioinformatics. 
March 14, 2006
Computer Science students shine again. Tony Ross, Peter Wong, James Marshall, and Matt Swanson participated and won in the 2006 Pappajohn Entrepreneur Contest!  In Fall 2005, the students were all members of a project team in the Software Development Practices course (com s 309). Their...
February 26, 2006
Left to right (in picture)  Kneeling: DingDing Lu, Xia Wang  Standing: Yunan Song, Elizabeth Blankenship, Debra Lauterbach, Qian Zhang, Cui Ye, Jinchun Xia  Last month, two undergraduate and six graduate women from the Department of Computer Science got the opportunity of a...
February 13, 2006
Ryan Babbitt, Dr. Johnny Wong and Dr. Carl Chang, attended the International Conference on Aging, Disability, and Independence (ICADI) at St. Petersburg, Florida, in February 1-5, 2006. Ryan presented their paper (by Ryan Babbitt, Johnny Wong, Simanta Mitra and...
February 13, 2006
Wallapak Tavanapong and Johnny Wong have worked for the past three years conducting research in advanced retrieval and analysis of videos from endoscopic procedures for important clinical content. The two computer scientists are collaborating with a medical doctor at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, and...
February 09, 2006
Andrew Miner has received a NSF Early CAREER Award for his proposed research and education project "Composition approaches for the analysis of complex systems". The $400,000 project will run from August 2006 to July 2011.  Miner develops software to analyze large stochastic models, in...
December 20, 2005
Jun Zhang and Changhui Yan have been awarded the Iowa State University's Graduate Research Excellence Awards. The award honors students whose research accomplishments place them among the top 10 percent of all graduate students at Iowa State University.    Jun Zhang...
December 16, 2005
Facundo Bromberg and Xia Wang have been awarded Iowa State University's Graduate Teaching Excellence Awards. The award honors students whose teaching accomplishments place them among the top 10 percent of all graduate students at Iowa State University.  Facundo Bromberg ...
December 13, 2005
The Information Assurance Center (IAC) at Iowa State University has partnered with Mississippi State University and University of Kansas to form the Center for Information Protection (CIP), with the IAC at the helm.    The center is an initiative of the National Science...
December 12, 2005
Professor Vasant Honavar of Computer Science will lead, together with Professors Dan Voytas and Drena Dobbs of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, the ISU Computational Molecular Biology Training Group funded by an Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) award from the ...
December 12, 2005
Professor Vasant Honavar of Computer Science will lead, together with Professors James McCalley and Daji Qiao of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor Sarah Ryan of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Professor William Meeker of Statistics, a three-year research project...
October 31, 2005
Dr. Vasant Honavar delivered an invited lecture titled "Algorithms and Software for Collaborative Discovery from Autonomous, Semantically Heterogeneous, Distributed Information Sources" in the 16th International Conference on Algorithmic Learning Theory and the 8th International Conference on...
October 23, 2005
Dr. Carl Chang, professor and chair of computer science, was invited by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences to visit Sofia, Bulgaria, during early October. He gave the keynote address at the International Conference on Automatics and Informatics 2005. Chang shared his views on the current state of...
October 21, 2005
The Department of Computer Science has received a generous gift of licenses from Serena Software, Inc. for their Serena Requirements Traceability Management (RTM™) tool. RTM helps users track requirements of software development projects, leading to more robust products that meet and exceed clients...
September 21, 2005
Last year, the Cargill Corporation contributed financially for the refinement of the on-line course, Computer Science 103 "Computer Applications". Because of this financial support, the computer systems were augmented to both the class lecture and the required labs are totally on-line. ...
September 08, 2005
The applications of artificial intelligence extend beyond computer science, and the establishment of the new Center for Computational Intelligence, Learning, and Discovery (CCILD) is only the first step in applying its principles to our everyday life. The Center is directed by Dr. Vasant Honavar,...
September 08, 2005
Computer scientists, business professionals, and students gathered together in ISU's Memorial Union on Friday, September 2, for a panel discussion on an increasingly important subject -- the future of business and technology. Panel members and attendees probed into issues of where technology is...
September 07, 2005
Findings of computer science professor Xiaoqiu Huang and his collaborators will appear in the weekly science journal Nature. Huang is a member of the 2005 Chimpanzee Sequencing and Analysis Consortium, a bioinformatics group comprised of researchers scattered throughout the globe who...
August 29, 2005
The 2005 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2005) is the Third international conference focusing on Web Services where researchers and industry practitioners meet to exchange information regarding advancements in the state of the art and practice of Web Services, as well as to...
April 28, 2005
The Computer Science Department, in a special ceremony held Wednesday, April 27, 2005, accepted a generous contribution from Caterpillar Corporation for use in its scholarship program to attract academically gifted students, in particular women & minority students. Caterpillar funds are also...
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. ...

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