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November 10, 2006
Dr. Carl Chang was the General Chair and Dr. Johnny Wong was the Program co-Chair of the 30th Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2006), held on September 17-22 in Chicago, IL. COMPSAC is a major international forum for researchers, practitioners,...
November 01, 2006
A study led by Profs. Wallapak Tavanapong and Johnny Wong of Computer Science at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Prof. Piet de Groen of the Mayo Clinic Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, and Prof. JungHwan Oh of Computer Science and Engineering at the...
October 18, 2006
Professor Vasant Honavar, co-chaired, with professor Tim Finin of UMBC, the AAAI Fall Symposium on Semantic Web for Collaborative Knowledge Acquisition, held at Washington, DC during October 13-15, 2006. The symposium, sponsored by theAmerican Association for Artificial Intelligence,...
October 12, 2006
The US National Science Foundation has awarded a 3-year, $450,000 grant to support the Summer Institute in Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology at Iowa State University. The summer institute, first organized in 2002, includes a 2-week intensive course covering topics in Genomics,...
October 11, 2006
Undergraduate student Robert Dyer and graduate students Youssef Hanna and Harish Narayanappa were awarded travel fellowship to attend the Inspirations workshop at the Fourteenth ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE 2006) to be...
October 04, 2006
As an outcome of Professor and Chair of the Computer Science Department Carl Chang's visit to Bulgaria where he chaired (as General Chair) the IEEE 2006 John Vincent Atanasoff International Symposium on Modern Computing (a.k.a. JVA 2006), a new Memorandum of Understanding for the purpose of...
October 01, 2006
Michelle graduated in Spring'98 and accepted a position with Cerner in Kansas City. She is currently Director of Development and Operations at Cerner and was named this fall as one of the ISU Alumni Foundation's "Young Achievers".  Moseman is a rising star at Cerner Corporation, a leading...
September 20, 2006
Carl Chang, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University, has received the prestigious 2006 IBM Faculty Award of $30,000. The award "recognizes the quality of Chang's program and its importance to the computer industry." Chang was among the few individuals who...
September 19, 2006
The annual Computer Science welcome reception was held on Thursday evening August 17 at the Reiman Gardens. About 100 faculty and staff members, graduate and incoming undergraduate students, and their guests, participated in this warm, welcoming event. More than 40 new graduate students from all...
September 01, 2006
Flaws in security protocols are subtle and hard to find. Finding flaws in the security protocols for sensor networks is even harder because they operate under fundamentally different system design assumptions such as event-driven vs. imperative or message passing, resource and bandwidth constraints...
August 29, 2006
Many distributed data and knowledge base applications call for a structured approach to collaborative construction of large ontologies (conceptualizations of objects, properties, and relationships between objects of interest in specific domains). This award from the National Science Foundation to...
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...

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