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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...
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,...
September 16, 2021
September 15, 2021
Several national publications have ranked or recognized Iowa State University of Science and Technology for its academic programs, value, commitment to public good and entrepreneurial spirit. Among the accolades is the U.S. News and World Report’s 60th ranking (tied) of the undergraduate computer...
August 24, 2021
Hongyang Gao, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the amount of $175,000.  "For me, this NSF award gives me great confidence and provides necessary funding resources for my research on graph neural networks," Gao said. ...
August 17, 2021
The Department of Computer Science hosted a  two-week-long Summer Workshop from August 2nd to August 13th. The workshop was a hands-on learning experience for high school students in the Science Bound program who were interested in Computer Science. The event improved outreach efforts to the K...
July 23, 2021
Ali Ghanbari has been named as a 2021 Computing Innovation Fellow (CIFellows) under the supervision of Hridesh Rajan, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science. Ghanbari will earn his Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Dallas in December 2021. This prestigious award is...
June 03, 2021
Ever wonder how social media accounts like Twitter and Facebook personalize your feeds with information synced with your interests, or how Google maps and other travel apps expertly guide you to your next destination? The answer is artificial intelligence or AI, and we encounter it daily without...
April 15, 2021
Computer science undergraduate student Kathryn Rohlfing was among 60 Iowa State undergraduate students selected to present their research at National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR).   Rohlfing and software engineering undergraduate student Cameron Brecount...
April 09, 2021
The Department of Computer Science is delighted to welcome Rajesh Parekh to the External Advisory Council.   Dr. Rajesh Parekh is Engineering Director at Google, where he leads a talented team focusing on algorithmic data curation for Google's Geo products. His team applies...
April 09, 2021
The Department of Computer Science is delighted to welcome Gagan Chopra to the External Advisory Council.   Gagan Chopra was born and raised in Panjab, India. Post schooling, he followed in his father's footsteps (Anand Chopra, MS '48 Electrical Engineering), and came to Iowa State to...
March 31, 2021
ISU Department of Computer Science authors have had a paper accepted to the 58th Design Automation Conference.  According to DAC, Design Automation Conference is the premier conference devoted to the design and automation of electronic systems (EDA), embedded systems and software (ESS),...

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