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October 13, 2019
Cohen and Lathrop awarded a new NSF grant on Testing Representations of Natural Processes Professor Myra Cohen and Assistant Professor James Lathrop have received a new NSF grant starting this Fall. The grant combines their expertise to develop new testing methods for scientific and molecular...
October 03, 2019
                                                             The Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University...
September 12, 2019
Mikaela Cashman Received Best Student Paper Award at the 23rd International Systems and Software Product Line Conference Graduate student Mikaela Cashman just presented her paper, “DNA as Features: Organic Software Product Lines” at the 23rd International Systems and Software Product...
September 12, 2019
Prof. Jia (Kevin) Liu received the IEEE INFOCOM 2019 Best Paper Award: Prof. Liu’s joint work with Fengjiao Li and Prof. Bo Ji at Temple University received the Best Paper Award at IEEE INFOCOM 2019! The paper is titled “Combinatorial Sleeping Bandits with Fairness...
September 05, 2019
Four computer science students competed in Iowa State University’s Standing Innovation pitch competition at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 10 2019. Saturday, Aug. 10 was designated “LAS Day” at the fair, and the students delivered a pitch, 90 seconds to five minutes long, to fairgoers - about an...
August 26, 2019
Design for Dependability in Systems of Molecular Programs Molecular programming is an emerging nanotechnology that uses the information-processing capabilities of DNA and other biomolecules to create and control very small devices. A newly funded National Science Foundation project by computer...
August 23, 2019
Ali Jannesari, assistant professor of computer science has earned a Distinguished Paper award in the Euro-Par 2019 conference. His work, “Enhancing the Programmability and Performance Portability of GPU Tensor Operations” earned the prestigious accolade. Euro-Par has been established as one of...
May 03, 2019
Obstacles to overcome before operating fleets of drones becomes reality Borzoo Bonakdarpour is working on ways to improve efficiency and maintain security when operating a fleet of drones. Photo courtesy of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Read more here: https://www.news....
April 11, 2019
Dillon Jensen (’21 computer science) was awarded first place for his business idea which provides breweries with a dashboard of real-time performance data, utilizing micro devices. Jensen received a cash prize and advanced to the ISU Innovation Pitch Off on March 7, 2019. To read more, click...
April 11, 2019
Leslie Valiant, T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at Harvard University’s John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, delivered Iowa State University’s Department of Computer Science 2019 Robert Stewart Distinguished Lecture on March 8,...
February 13, 2019
Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be hosting a lecture presented by Borzoo Bonakdarpour, assistant professor of computer science, on Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in the Iowa State Memorial Sun Room. The lecture is part of the College of Liberal Arts and...
November 02, 2018
Ames, Iowa—Iowa State University's Department of Computer Science honored Sean R. Stanek with the Department of Computer Science Young Alumni Award at an honors and awards ceremony on October 25, 2018 in Ames, Iowa. The award recognizes outstanding early career alumni from the Department of...
November 02, 2018
Ames, Iowa—Iowa State University's Department of Computer Science honored Charlie Hunt with the Department of Computer Science Distinguished Alumni Award at an honors and awards ceremony on October 25, 2018 in Ames, Iowa. The award recognizes outstanding alumni from the Department of Computer...
October 31, 2018
2018/10/31 Wed 12:19am Team Coaches Please verify eligibility for EACH member of your teams and let the site director (prabhu@iastate.edu) know by Friday this week if there are any ineligible contestants. 2018/10/31 Wed 11:33am Team Coaches...
October 24, 2018
Borzoo Bonakdarpour, faculty with the Department of Computer Science, received an NSF grant, as a sole PI to develop model checking techniques for hyperproperties. The award will span three years, and include a total of $350,000. Hyperperoperties is a uniform formalism to express and reason about...
October 04, 2018
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September 21, 2018
The Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University (ISU) is looking for several outstanding Ph.D. and Master's students starting Fall 2020 as part of a new strategic initiative. The department is hosting an open house on November 16, 2018 for prospective...
September 20, 2018
Wei Le, faculty with the Department of Computer Science, received an NSF grant, as a sole PI to develop fast and on-demand dynamic analysis on code fragments. The award will span three years, and include a total of $485,993. Dynamic analysis is important for many software engineering tasks, such...
June 07, 2018
Iowa State University will prepare students for one of the nation’s fastest-growing technology careers with a new undergraduate data science major approved June 7 by the Iowa Board of Regents. Students can officially declare the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences major this fall.
June 04, 2018
On April 14, 2018, the Department of Computer Science hosted nearly 30 students in K-12 for the 9th annual Computational Thinking Competition. The competition, co-sponsored by Rockwell Collins, helps students engage in computational thinking, a critical thinking skill that involves breaking down...
May 21, 2018
Yamini Mathur (’19 computer science) knew she wanted a career in the computing industry, but she did not know what area. As a freshman computer science major, she participated in HackISU, an “invention marathon” designed to give students an opportunity to experience technology and practice creating...
April 30, 2018
AMES, Iowa – A team of computer scientists is working to defend against the next potential cyber risk – cloud storage. Wensheng Zhang, an associate professor of computer science at Iowa State University, says cloud users can encrypt sensitive data and information, but how they access the...
April 10, 2018
Shopeasy, an application designed by Chandan Kumar and fellow students, could make shopping an easier task for older adults.
March 28, 2018
Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will host a lecture titled “Is Your Data Safe? Corruption, Money Laundering and the Malicious Side of Data,” presented by Eric William Davis R., assistant professor of computer science, on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. in the Iowa...

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