Research News

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...
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...
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...
September 20, 2023
Dr. Ali Ghanbari, currently a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University, and Dr. Hridesh Rajan, Kingland Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science, have received the Distinguished Paper Award at the 38th IEEE/ACM International...
June 26, 2023
Large language models such as ChatGPT are becoming more relevant in the workforce as a tool to increase work efficiency. In the several months since becoming publicly accessible, ChatGPT has become the hot tool in corporate America. ChatGPT can be used to automate various writing tasks such as...
April 11, 2023
Graduate Student Spotlight: Benjamin Steenhoek With a background in software development, it makes sense why Benjamin Steenhoek would be interested in helping software developers write better code. Through his professional experience before pursuing his graduate studies here at Iowa State, he...
April 10, 2023
Faculty Research Highlight: Xiaoqiu Huang As the world continues to change due to our industrial practices, researchers worldwide are working at making all aspects of our society more sustainable for our future. One such researcher is Xiaoqiu Huang, a professor of Computer Science. His work...
January 01, 2023
Through their research, Iowa State graduate students Salil Purandare and Urjoshi Sinha (MS 2023) along with fellow graduate student Md. Nafee Al Islam (University of Notre Dame) and their advisors, Professor Myra Cohen (Iowa State University) and Jane Cleland-Huang (Notre Dame), are hoping to...
January 01, 2023
Today, people can turn on the lights, order groceries, and change the channel on the television using only their voices. Cars can automatically break and slow down to adjust to traffic flow. Companies are starting to utilize data and innovative technology to transport patient care in the healthcare...
November 21, 2022
Prof. Pavan Aduri has been invited to join the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing Program on Meta Complexity. The program runs from January 10 through May 13, 2023.  Meta complexity refers to the complexity of the computational problems that are themselves about computations and...
November 10, 2022
Hridesh Rajan, Kingland Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science gave an invited talk at the SEMLA symposium. The Software Engineering for Machine Learning Applications (SEMLA) international symposium aims at bringing together leading researchers and practitioners in software...
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...
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,...