Atanasoff Today Digital Version

Letter from the chair

Looking forward, innovative research, strategic hiring and new student opportunities provide promise.


Piecing together a data science research hub

Integrating experts in computer science, statistics, mathematics and engineering fills data-driven need.


She dreamed it and she's doing it

Curious, courageous and wired for code - Tracy Le ('21 computer science) embraced her adventure as a first-generation student.


At home with technology

Kofi Whitney ('19 Ph.D. human computer interaction) takes a virtual look at consumer products, census representation and how your home can help you.


A class act

An innovative twist in the classroom combines code with entrepreneurship, giving students a full-scale view of software and app development.

Anniversary celebration 

Thanks to everyone who celebrated our 50th anniversary! Here's a recap of the festivities.



News update

Students upgrade the club experience, alumni recognized for their accomplishments, K-12 outreach introduces robots and industry partners help students make critical connections.


Incoming and outgoing

The department said farewell to Professor Miller and Gadia and welcomed several new grants.


Investing in students

Students talk about the vital role friends of the Department of Computer Science play in their opportunities and success. 



True Innovation

When you support Iowa State University, you help foster innovation, you inspire and you uplift lives.  Because the world needs more Cyclone Spirit.