Research News

September 21, 2022
Myra Cohen gave an invited Keynote last week at the 2022 ACM International Systems and Software Product Line Conference (SPLC) held in Graz Austria. SPLC is a premier forum where researchers, practitioners, and educators present and discuss the most recent ideas, trends, experiences, and challenges...
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...
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
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...
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 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...
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...
September 23, 2021
In recognition of decades of distinguished service to the computer science community, Dr. Robyn Lutz receives the 2021 lifetime service award at the IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference. Robyn has a long history with the RE Conference, having been the General Chair in 2006,...