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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...
October 13, 2023
Ph.D. student Chin Khor and Dr. Robyn Lutz recently received the 2023 award for Best Industrial Innovation Paper at the 31st IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference. Khor presented the paper, “Requirements Analysis of Variability Constraints in a Configurable Flight Software...
October 06, 2023
The research work of Pavan Aduri, a professor of Computer Science at Iowa State University, along with N. V. Vinodchandran, Arnab Bhattacharyya, and Kuldeep S. Meel was invited to the CACM Research highlights and appeared in the September 2023 issue of Communications of the ACM (CACM)....
October 06, 2023
In our Undergraduate spotlight, we sit with some of our undergraduate students to learn about their experiences at Iowa State University and in the Department of Computer Science. Meet Hannah Ashley, a senior computer science major. "Don't underestimate yourself! You are capable of much more...
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...
July 20, 2023
Wei Le, an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Iowa State University, secured a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation in collaboration with Columbia University to fund their pioneering project “Learning Semantics of Code To Automate Software Assurance Tasks," out of which $...
July 10, 2023
Industries worldwide are increasingly using drone technology to enhance the efficiency of their business practices. However, the growing number of drones also brings concerns regarding congestion and safety in a limited airspace. To address these challenges, government agencies and researchers are...
July 07, 2023
Qi Li, an assistant professor of Computer Science at Iowa State University, has been honored with a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in recognition of her outstanding research on information extraction from scientific documents. This esteemed accolade is bestowed upon promising...
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...
June 14, 2023
May 16, 2023
One of the biggest pieces of advice our alumni have for our current undergraduate students is to network with your professors and take advantage of undergraduate research opportunities. For Iowa State University Department of Computer Science undergraduate students Roba Abbajabal [left] and Maxim...
May 15, 2023
The Department of Computer Science had four of our undergraduate students participate in the ISU 17th Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression. Research is an important foundation of quality education at all levels of education, and research symposiums such as this are a...
May 11, 2023
This year, 30 graduate and 71 undergraduate students are getting their degrees. Congratulations to all our students for their accomplishments! “Congratulations to the Iowa State University Department of Computer Science graduates, the Cyclones of the tech world!” said Hridesh Rajan. “Your...
May 10, 2023
We are pleased to announce that Deb Holmes, Assistant Director Academic Advising, Liberal Arts & Sciences Student Academic Services, has been named a 2023 ISU Award for Academic Advising Impact recipient. The award recognizes Iowa State faculty or staff who have continued to demonstrate...
May 10, 2023
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, has promoted Jin Tian to the rank of professor in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University. “Dr. Jin Tian has demonstrated excellence in scholarship that has established him as a thought leader in Artificial Intelligence in general, and...
April 19, 2023
In our Undergraduate spotlight, we sit with some of our undergraduate students to learn about their experiences at Iowa State University and in the Department of Computer Science. Meet Paige Rolling, a junior Computer Science student. She is an undergraduate research assistant, a member of our...
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 11, 2023
If you asked members of our faculty in the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University what their favorite part of working with young students is, one of the things you would hear is their enthusiasm and love of computer science. “High school students have so much energy,...
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...
April 05, 2023
The Department is pleased to announce that Karthik Balakrishnan is our newest appointee to the External Advisory Council. Balakrishnan earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Iowa State University, specializing in AI. He has 25 years of experience developing and leading data/analytics and product...
March 24, 2023
Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announced the re-appointment of Hridesh Rajan, professor of computer science and Kingland Professor of Data Analytics, for a second five-year term as chair of the Department of Computer Science. "Hridesh has made significant...

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