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May 02, 2024
Zili Wang, a first-year Computer Science Ph.D. student, has been awarded the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship award. He is currently working with Professor Kristin Yvonne Rozier at the Laboratory for Temporal Logic. His research is at the intersection of machine learning and formal...
April 17, 2024
Think about when someone is going on a hike. Humans have an innate ability to adapt to the ever-changing environment we encounter along the trail. We navigate rougher terrain, adjust to steeper inclines, appropriately respond to unpredictable wildlife, and circumvent fallen tree branches without...
March 26, 2024
Meet Ashwin Kallingal Joshy, our new Lecturer. He started in February of 2024. He received a M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Iowa State University. His advisor was Dr. Wei Le. His research interests are in fault analysis and testing. This semester, he is teaching COM S 230 (Discrete...
March 22, 2024
Think about how many tasks go into gripping a pen as you prepare to write your name. It’s a simple task, right? Well, maybe not. The mundane task involves calculating the geometry of the pen, calculating the friction and contact forces to ensure the pen can be held without slipping, the force...
March 19, 2024
Meet Saeshu Karthika. She is a sophomore Computer Science major, who works as an undergraduate researcher and is also a tutor in our Computer Science Help Room. “I always enjoyed solving puzzles and playing chess. My favorite subject growing up was Mathematics. These different interests resulted...
March 05, 2024
Meet Lin Yan, our new Assistant Professor of Computer Science. She started in February of 2024.  She received her BS and MS from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2010 and 2013, respectively. She received her Ph.D. in computing from the University of Utah in 2022, under...
March 05, 2024
On February 21, 2024, Dr. Jack Dongarra delivered Iowa State University’s Department of Computer Science 2024 Robert Stewart Distinguished Lecture. In his presentation, Dongarra looked at the changes that have occurred with high-performance computing over the past decade, and he examined...
February 22, 2024
Meet Bowen Weng, our new Assistant Professor of Computer Science. He started in January of 2024. He received his Master's in System and Control Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 2016 and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2023. Since...
February 16, 2024
In today's digital age, the Internet stands as an invaluable resource capable of extracting a wealth of information. However, there is a lot of information that can make it challenging to navigate. Luckily, there is a solution. Through the process of information extraction, we can navigate...
February 15, 2024
Meet Clay Stevens, our new Assistant Professor of Computer Science. He started in August of 2023. His research focuses on software engineering and formal methods. "At Iowa State, I have access to many successful and prolific researchers as well as an excellent pool of students. There are also...
February 05, 2024
Meet Liyi Li, our new Assistant Professor. He started in August of 2023. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2020. His research focuses on using formal methods and programming language tools to improve the security, reliability, and...
January 23, 2024
Meet Ranai Srivastav, a senior computer science student. “I really enjoyed coding since it is a very different kind of thinking and problem-solving from anything I had seen until then.” Why did you choose to attend Iowa State University? I applied to a lot of universities right after...
January 17, 2024
Recent regulations such as GDRP and the California Consumer Privacy Act have given users the right to erase the impact of their sensitive information from the trained models to protect their privacy. The right to be forgotten is gaining attention in the world of artificial intelligence and machine...
January 17, 2024
The Department is pleased to announce that Kathy Hahn-Davidson ('73) is our newest appointee to the External Advisory Council. Davidson graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer science from Iowa State in 1973. Kathy began her career at Hewlett Packard (HP) as an R&D software engineer....
January 17, 2024
As either undergraduate or graduate students, all of our students have the opportunity to attend conferences where they can network, share knowledge, and be inspired by fellow researchers in the field of Computer Science. Attending conferences is an opportunity to have a variety of experiences that...
December 04, 2023
On November 4, Iowa State University hosted a regional site for the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). This year, 130 teams participated. Twenty-five teams from Drake University, Simpson College, Graceland University, and Iowa State University competed at our regional site...
December 01, 2023
From May 20 to 24, 2024, at the NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conference in Mathematical Sciences at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Professor Jack Lutz from Iowa State University's Computer Science department will deliver a series of ten lectures on Algorithmic Fractal Dimensions. He will be...
November 16, 2023
“As I get towards the finish line of my degree, I know it was completely worth it... I realize how much I have grown in all aspects of my life in the last year and that I have overcome a major hurdle and turned it into an extremely positive experience.” Meet Elizabeth Nible. In the Fall of...
November 10, 2023
1st Place Mohna Chakraborty, Adithya Kulkarni, and Qi Li, "Zero-shot Approach to Overcome Perturbation Sensitivity of Prompts", 61st Annual Meeting of the Association for computational Lingusitics (ACL), Toronto, Canada, July, 2023. 2nd Place Shibbir Ahmed, Hongyang Gao, and...
November 04, 2023
Ali Jannesari, a Computer Science Assistant Professor at Iowa State University, is conducting research at the forefront of technology. His work focuses on scalable computing, machine learning methods, performance engineering, and parallel programming. These technical areas have practical...
November 03, 2023
On November 2, 2023, Computer Science Alum Karthik Balakrishnan received the Distinguished Alumni Award at the LAS Alumni Honors and Awards Ceremony. The award recognizes outstanding alumni from the Department. Balakrishnan received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Iowa State University in...

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