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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. students starting Fall 2019 as part of a new strategic initiative. The department is hosting an open house on November 16, 2018 for prospective students....
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...
March 23, 2018
Iowa State University's Department of Computer Science earned a top 15% ranking nationwide.
March 21, 2018
KCCI’s Cole Johnson talks with ISU Computer Science Professor, Eric Davis-Rozier, as they explain what information is included in the personal data that social media sites gather from our accounts and how that data is being used.
March 16, 2018
AMES, Iowa — An Iowa State researcher told KCCI his new software could revolutionize the way we reduce food waste and help fight hunger. Described as a “Craig's List for food sharing,” eFeed-Hungers.com would allow users to drop off extra food and share its location with those in...
March 07, 2018
Researchers and other professionals who work with data can get a jump start through the 2018 Midwest Big Data Summer School hosted by Iowa State University in Ames Iowa, May 14-17, 2018.
March 06, 2018
Sugam Sharma remembers as a child listening to his parents talk about hunger. While his family always had enough to eat, hunger was prevalent and something he regularly witnessed growing up and as a young adult in India.
February 22, 2018
One thing that surprised me about computer science is . . .  "How many group projects you can be involved in. When I started at ISU I thought computer science was only for hardcore programmers, but in order to be the most successful, you have to be able to work and communicate with a team....
November 29, 2017
New “software bots,” programs specifically designed to view selected YouTube videos, will help political and computer scientists identify how well political campaigns can target individual voters.
November 13, 2017
Today, every field is exploding with data, but how can researchers make sense of it all? Hridesh Rajan provides tools to help scientists navigate big data research in an increasingly data-driven world.
November 08, 2017
NEW YORK, NY, November 8, 2017—ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named 43 Distinguished Members for outstanding contributions to the field. As a group, the 2017 Distinguished Members are responsible for an extraordinary array of achievements, reflecting the many distinct areas of...
November 02, 2017
Ames, Iowa—Iowa State University's Department of Computer Science honored William G. Bock with the Department of Computer Science Distinguished Alumni Award at an honors and awards ceremony on October 26, 2017 in Ames, Iowa. The award recognizes outstanding alumni from the Department of Computer...
November 02, 2017
Ames, Iowa—Iowa State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences honored George O. Strawn with a Distinguished Service Award at an honors and awards ceremony on October 26, 2017 in Ames, Iowa. The award recognizes alumni, faculty and friends of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ...
November 02, 2017
There’s a high probability that you’ve seen online advertisements, articles and photos with ties to the Russian government. “It’s not a question of which of my friends saw this but a question of which of my friends didn’t,” cybersecurity expert Eric Rozier said.
November 02, 2017
Ames, Iowa—Iowa State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences honored Srinivas Aluru with the John V. Atanasoff Discovery Award at an honors and awards ceremony on October 26, 2017 in Ames, Iowa. The award recognizes alumni of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who have...
November 02, 2017
Ames, Iowa—Iowa State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences honored Thomas Jay Miller with a Citation of Merit at an honors and awards ceremony on October 26, 2017 in Ames, Iowa. The award recognizes distinguished alumni of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who have demonstrated...
October 11, 2017
Co-PI's Wallapak Tavanapong and Adisak Sukul, faculty with the Department of Computer Science, are part of the ISU interdisciplinary team which was awarded $529,776 from NSF to develop computer science tools to test the effectiveness of online campaign advertising. The research team...
October 05, 2017
“More than 50 percent of adults are impacted, so chances are you or someone you know are impacted,” cybersecurity expert Eric Rozier said. “That doesn’t mean your identity is stolen, but puts you at increased risk.”

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