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March 03, 2023
The Robotics Club has been awarded a $10,000 grant from Greater Horizons. The award is one of the NHRL 2023 College and University Robotics Grants to provide up to 100 college robotics teams with the necessary resources to grow their creativity and utilize their full potential. “This grant will...
January 13, 2023
Professor Myra Cohen has been selected as a 2023 Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellow for her work on improving the quality of scientific software through rigorous software testing. The BSSw Fellowship Program gives recognition and funding to leaders and advocates of high-quality...
January 04, 2023
Computer Science Professor Myra Cohen and Postdoctoral Research Associate Breno Dantas Cruz spent a day this Fall at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge introducing K-12 students to Computing using Dash and Dot robots.  On Saturday, October 8th, over 200 students and families attended...
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 15, 2022
The Department of Computer Science is home to several student organizations that create opportunities for leadership development, learning, student engagement, and the fostering of shared interests. One student organization, the Game Development Club, brings together students of different...
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 26, 2022
Last week a group of CS students were able to attend the Grace Hopper conference in Florida. Grace Hopper is a conference for female students in Computer Science, designed to bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. Thank you to RSM Consulting for making...
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...
August 30, 2022
Samik Basu received funding for an NSF project entitled, "RI: III: SHF: Small: Multi-Stakeholder Decision Making: Qualitative Preference Languages, Interactive Reasoning, and Explanation." The project duration is three years with the intended award amount of $299,184 to Iowa State University....
August 30, 2022
Robyn Lutz received funding for an NSF project entitled, "SHF: Small: Towards Variability-Aware Software Analysis and Testing." The project duration is three years with the intended award amount of $298,785 to Iowa State University. This project is collaborative with Dr. Tuba Yavuz at the...
August 30, 2022
Jin Tian received funding for an NSF project entitled, "EAGER: RI: Causal Decision-Making." The project duration is one year with the intended award amount of $75,000 to Iowa State University. Abstract: Artificial intelligence (AI) plays an increasingly prominent role in society since decisions...
August 30, 2022
Hridesh Rajan received funding for an NSF project entitled, "SHF:Small: More Modular Deep Learning." The project duration is three years with the intended award amount of $580,000 to Iowa State University.  Abstract: This project will study a class of machine learning algorithms known...
August 29, 2022
Ames, IA - Beginning in spring 2023, the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University will offer a bachelor of arts degree in computer science. The degree program, which has received approval from the Iowa Board of Regents, is expected to lead to more diverse student enrollment....
August 26, 2022
Hridesh Rajan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science, has been named a 2022 recipient of the ISU Award for Early Achievement in Departmental Leadership. The award recognizes a department chair or school director, who has demonstrated exceptional impact on advancing the...
August 15, 2022
The Department's Broadening Participation in Computing Committee hosted a week-long workshop with ISU Science Bound that culminated in students sharing their research projects with CS faculty. Congratulations to the Science Bound students for all of their hard work! About Science Bound: Science...
July 20, 2022
Andrew Miner and Gianfranco Ciardo have received funding for an NSF project entitled “SHF: Medium: Improving the Efficiency and Applicability of Decision Diagrams”. The project duration is four years with the intended award amount $700,000 to ISU.   Abstract: This project extends and...
June 16, 2022
Nok Wongpiromsarn, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the amount of $599,854 for her collaborative research project titled, "Collaborative Research: CPS: Medium: Sharing the World with Autonomous Systems: What Goes Wrong...
June 16, 2022
Ali Jannesari, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in the amount of $502,318 for his collaborative research project titled, "Collaborative Research: SHF: MEDIUM: Smart Integrated Tuning of Parallel Code for Multicore and...
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...

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