Atanasoff Today Digital Version

Letter from the chair

Continued excellence, new offerings, faculty achievements and top priorities for 2022.


Investing in students

Students from the Department share the importance of scholarships and thank those that made them possible.


Bringing software to life with artificial intelligence

The Department's new Master's degree in Artificial Intelligence.

Finding success in computing

Aubrey Sijo-Gonzalez, an undergraduate student in the Department, shares what it was like to choose her adventure at Iowa State.


Farewell to faculty

A look back at those to who we said farewell. 



Faculty accolades 

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


Trailblazing alumna

Kathy Hahn Davidson was a member of the first graduating class of computer science at Iowa State, which makes her not only a distinguished alumna, but a historic one.



Using A.I. to improve medical practices

Wallapak Tavanapong, professor in the Department of Computer Science, developed software that uses artificial intelligence (A.I.) to provide doctors with real-time feedback during colonoscopies.



Next generation of computer scientists

The Department of Computer Science hosted a two-week-long computer science workshop over the summer.


Undergraduate program ranked among the best

Several national publications have ranked or recognized Iowa State University for its academic programs, value, commitment to public good and entrepreneurial spirit.