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July 20, 2022
Andrew Miner and Gianfranco Ciardo have received funding for an NSF project entitled “SHF: Medium: Improving the Efficiency and Applicability of Decision Diagrams”. The project duration is four years with the intended award amount $700,000 to ISU.   Abstract: This project extends and...
June 16, 2022
Nok Wongpiromsarn, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the amount of $599,854 for her collaborative research project titled, "Collaborative Research: CPS: Medium: Sharing the World with Autonomous Systems: What Goes Wrong...
June 16, 2022
Ali Jannesari, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the amount of $502,318 for his collaborative research project titled, "Collaborative Research: SHF: MEDIUM: Smart Integrated Tuning of Parallel Code for Multicore and...
May 10, 2022
On May 5th, the Department gathered to celebrate the opening of the new Autonomous Systems Laboratory. The new lab, housed in Communications 1110, is an important resource, equipped with hands-on learning opportunities, including a smart-city, a driving simulator, and a net for drone flying. The...
May 09, 2022
Nicole Lewis, Graduate Program Administrator in the Department of Computer Science, was recently awarded the LAS P&S Outstanding New Professional Award. The Outstanding New Professional Award recognizes and honors professional and scientific staff members who have been employed by Iowa State...
April 25, 2022
Saturday, April 23rd the Broadening Participation in Computing Committee hosted Science Bound Saturday, an outreach event for high school seniors. The event was held in the Solution Center and included participation by more than twenty 12th graders. Students were divided into groups of 4...
April 21, 2022
Pavan Aduri, Professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been selected to join the 2022-2023 Cohort of Iowa State University’s Emerging Leaders Academy. The hallmark of any great university is developing its people to be leaders in their careers and communities. By preparing our faculty...
April 20, 2022
Hridesh Rajan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science, has published a textbook titled, "An Experiential Introduction to Principles of Programming Languages." The textbook uses a hands-on approach to teach the principles of programming languages with Java as the implementation...
April 20, 2022
Four students from the Department of Computer Science presented their research at the 16th ISU Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression on April 20th at the Student Innovation Center.  The Symposium provides undergraduates from all academic disciplines with an opportunity...
April 06, 2022
Myra Cohen, Professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Lahn and Oahn Chair in Software Engineering gave a keynote on Software Testing and Repair of Organic Programs at the 15th IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation (ICST), 2022....
April 01, 2022
Faculty and students from the software engineering research group at Iowa State are presenting six full-length papers at this year’s IEEE/ACM International Conference on Software Engineering, one of the most prestigious software engineering venues. ICSE publications are some of the most rigorously...
March 08, 2022
Christopher Quinn, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the amount of $250,000 for his collaborative research project titled, "Sequential Decision Making Under Uncertainty with Submodular Rewards." The project is a...
February 09, 2022
Pavan Aduri, Professor in the Department of Computer Science, received the 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award. The awarded paper, “Model Counting meets F0 Estimation,” was co-authored with Prof. Vinodchandran of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and professors Arnab Bhattacharyya and...
January 31, 2022
Abusayeed Saifullah, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, received a grant from the Office of Naval Research in the amount of $303,631. Saifullah's project, titled 'Handling Coexistence of LPWAN with Other Networks,' will go from May 2022 to April 2025.  Project...
January 18, 2022
Assistant Professor Tichakorn (Nok) Wongpiromsarm received a National Science Foundation CAREER award, the highest honor awarded to junior faculty.  Nok's proposal, titled, "CAREER: Establishing correctness of learning-enabled autonomous systems with conflicting requirements" looks into the...
January 10, 2022
Robyn Lutz has been elevated as a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) “for contributions to software requirements for safety-critical systems." The IEEE Computer Society (IEEE CS) announced that 56 IEEE CS members and 14 IEEE members evaluated by the IEEE CS...
December 17, 2021
Congratulations to all fall 2021 graduates! Below are the graduating students. GRADUATE STUDENT GRADS Lei Qi, PhD Sumon Biswas, MS Xiaoqian Mu, PhD Kun Ji, MS Lei Liu, PhD Benjamin Steenhoek, MS Tianshuang Gao, PhD...
December 01, 2021
Aubrey Sijo-Gonzalez is a force to be reckoned with. As an honors student majoring in computer science, Chair of the Student Advisory Council, and the recipient of several scholarships, Sijo-Gonzalez is as special as they come. Sijo-Gonzalez is a senior undergraduate student in computer science...
November 23, 2021
Amazon's Robotics A.I. Group recently made a generous donation to the Department's Robotics Lab for research usage. The donated robotic hand, called a Shadow Hand, equipped with a BioTac sensor in each fingertip, is valued at $180,000. The hand was obtained through an industry connection a...
October 20, 2021
Simanta Mitra, Teaching Professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named as the co-direct for the North Central North America region of the International Collegiate Programming Contest.  Mitra has been involved with ICPC for many years, taking several successful teams from...
October 01, 2021
Kathy Hahn Davidson will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from Iowa State’s Department of Computer Science at a ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 21, in Ames. The award recognizes outstanding alumni from the department, which is in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Davidson graduated with...

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