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November 17, 2020
November 13, 2020
Iowa State University’s Laboratory for Molecular Programming reveals a ”blind spot” in the analysis of very large systems and offers a way to close the gap.  When computer scientists want to confirm that a molecular programmed system behaves as intended, they often turn to simulation, model...
October 30, 2020
Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has announced the appointment of Kingland Systems Professor of Data Analytics Hridesh Rajan as chair of the Department of Computer Science.
October 28, 2020
David Fernández-Baca, professor in the Department of Computer Science, has received the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dale D. Grosvenor Chair award.
September 11, 2020
Assistant Professor Qi Li along with Assistant Professor Sihong Xie from Lehigh University have received a new NSF grant starting this Fall. The grant developed algorithms, systems, and theories for exploiting data dependencies in crowdsourcing.  Data are abundantly available to...
August 28, 2020
ISU Department of Computer Science authors have had two papers receive an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award.  Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (ACM SIGSOFT) encourages SIGSOFT-sponsored conferences to designate a number of...
July 30, 2020
Graduate student Rangeet Pan earned second place at the ACM Student Research Competition at 42nd International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) 2020 for his work that shows that fixing certain bugs decreases the robustness of deep neural networks.  Rangeet Pan is a Ph.D. student...
July 29, 2020
Dr. Jia (Kevin) Liu has been awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of...
July 29, 2020
The EAPLS Best Paper Award 2020 is awarded to the paper "An Empirical Study on the Use and Misuse of Java 8 Streams", by Raffi Khatchadourian, Yiming Tang, Mehdi Bagherzadeh (Ph.D. '16 computer science) and Baishakhi Ray. This paper has been published in the proceedings of the 23rd...
May 26, 2020
ISU Research Highlights Prevalence of Unfairness in Machine Learning Models Recently, machine learning models are used increasingly in important decision-making that affects human lives. Many critical decisions are being made by machine learning based automated software such as approving bank...
February 17, 2020
Dr. Adisak Sukul has been selected as a Google Cloud Faculty Expert for 2019-2020. The Faculty Experts program supports Google Cloud’s top advocates in helping other educators explore the benefits of Cloud in the classroom. Also, help others to take advantage of perks like professional...
February 06, 2020
Dr. Jia (Kevin) Liu has two papers accepted by IEEE INFOCOM 2020 (acceptance rate: 19.8%).  One paper is on exploring best arm with top reward-cost ratio in multi-armed bandits, while the other is on network-distributed learning with differential-coded compressors. ACM WWW 2020 (...
January 31, 2020
Computer Science graduate program has added a second application deadline to accept late applications for Ph.D. and M.S. degrees starting from Fall 2020. Students who missed our first deadline (December 15, 2019) are welcome to apply. Applications submitted by March 1, 2020, are guaranteed to be...
January 29, 2020
Computer Science graduate students were selected to participate in the CRA-WP 2020 Graduate Cohort for Women to be held in New Orleans in April. We would like to congratulate: Suri Dipannita Sayeed - 1st year Ph.D. student Oyendrila Dobe - 2nd year Ph.D. student Mojdeh Saadati -...
January 06, 2020
Congratulations to our winners of the 2020 Dean’s High Impact Award for Undergraduate Research from the College of Liberal Art and Sciences! John Wahlig, advised by Prof. Jia (Kevin) Liu, received the 2020 Dean’s High Impact Award for Undergraduate Research from the College of Liberal Art...
December 17, 2019
Congratulations to our award winning graduate students! Research Excellence Award winner: Rohit Dureja Teaching Excellence Award winners: Abdullah, Ritam Ganguly, Peter Dixon, Samantha Khairunnesa   Teaching Excellence award winners (pictured from left to right): Peter Dixon,...
December 16, 2019
ISU Dept. of Computer Science authors have had two papers accepted at the research track of the 2020 International Conference on Software Engineering. According to http://www.icse-conferences.org, “ICSE, the International Conference on Software Engineering,® is the premier software engineering...
December 10, 2019
We are searching for our next Department Chair The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa seeks a tenured full professor and department chair for the Department of Computer Science. Nominations and applications for a visionary leader with demonstrated...

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