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February 26, 2007
The Center for Integrative Animal Genomics (CIAG) recently awarded a $50,000, 2-year grant to the Center for Computational Intelligence, Learning, and Discovery (CCILD) which, together with an additional $50,000 in matching funds from CCILD, will be used to support a CCILD Research Associate. The...
February 22, 2007
Professors Samik Basu, Hridesh Rajan, Johnny Wong received funding for three separate projects from Center for Information Protection (CIP) to conduct fundamental research in software and network security.  The Information Assurance Center (IAC) at...
January 31, 2007
Professor Vasant Honavar co-chaired (with Prof. Tim Finin of UMBC) the IJCAI 2007 Workshop on Semantic Web for Collaborative Knowledge Acquisition (SWeCKa 2007), held in conjunction with the Twentieth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2007) at...
December 21, 2006
Professor Vasant Honavar delivered a keynote lecture titled "Semantic Web for Collaborative e-Science" in the Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Signal Processing (ICISIP 2006) which was held at Bangalore, India during December 15 through December 18, 2006. Other keynote...
December 06, 2006
Hridesh Rajan will co-chair the First International Workshop on Virtual Machines and Intermediate Languages for emerging modularization mechanisms (VMIL 2007), held in conjunction with the Sixth International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development at Vancouver, British Columbia on March...
November 30, 2006
Undergraduate student Robert Dyer was selected for Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Award for 2007. CRA's Outstanding Undergraduate Awards program recognizes undergraduate students in North American universities who show outstanding...
November 20, 2006
On October 19, 2006, the Computer Science Department had a banquet honoring 18 undergraduates who were the recipients of academic awards and/or scholarships. The keynote speaker for the event was Michelle Moseman, 2206 Alumni Association award recipient and a �?98 B.S. graduate of the department....
November 16, 2006
Congratulations to nine Computer Science students for their outstanding performance at the ACM Programming Regionals Contest held at the University of Lincoln Nebraska site! At the site there were 38 teams. Justin Mason, Jonathan Sheller, and Chris Coudron were placed fourth; Michael Seibert, Pasha...
November 14, 2006
The paper "Selecting and Composing Web Services Through Iterative Reformulation of Functional Specifications" authored by Computer Science Ph.D. student  Jyotishman Pathak and Computer Science faculty  Dr. Samik Basu, Dr. Robyn Lutz and Dr. Vasant Honavar received the C.V. Ramamoorthy award for the...
November 13, 2006
Professor Vasant Honavar co-chaired the First International Workshop on Modular Ontologies, held in conjunction with the Fifth International Semantic Web Conference at Athens, Georgia on November 5, 2006. The workshop brought together researchers from around the world that...
November 10, 2006
Dr. Carl Chang was the General Chair and Dr. Johnny Wong was the Program co-Chair of the 30th Annual IEEE International Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2006), held on September 17-22 in Chicago, IL. COMPSAC is a major international forum for researchers, practitioners,...
November 01, 2006
A study led by Profs. Wallapak Tavanapong and Johnny Wong of Computer Science at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Prof. Piet de Groen of the Mayo Clinic Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, and Prof. JungHwan Oh of Computer Science and Engineering at the...
October 18, 2006
Professor Vasant Honavar, co-chaired, with professor Tim Finin of UMBC, the AAAI Fall Symposium on Semantic Web for Collaborative Knowledge Acquisition, held at Washington, DC during October 13-15, 2006. The symposium, sponsored by theAmerican Association for Artificial Intelligence,...
October 12, 2006
The US National Science Foundation has awarded a 3-year, $450,000 grant to support the Summer Institute in Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology at Iowa State University. The summer institute, first organized in 2002, includes a 2-week intensive course covering topics in Genomics,...
October 11, 2006
Undergraduate student Robert Dyer and graduate students Youssef Hanna and Harish Narayanappa were awarded travel fellowship to attend the Inspirations workshop at the Fourteenth ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE 2006) to be...
October 04, 2006
As an outcome of Professor and Chair of the Computer Science Department Carl Chang's visit to Bulgaria where he chaired (as General Chair) the IEEE 2006 John Vincent Atanasoff International Symposium on Modern Computing (a.k.a. JVA 2006), a new Memorandum of Understanding for the purpose of...
October 01, 2006
Michelle graduated in Spring'98 and accepted a position with Cerner in Kansas City. She is currently Director of Development and Operations at Cerner and was named this fall as one of the ISU Alumni Foundation's "Young Achievers".  Moseman is a rising star at Cerner Corporation, a leading...
September 20, 2006
Carl Chang, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University, has received the prestigious 2006 IBM Faculty Award of $30,000. The award "recognizes the quality of Chang's program and its importance to the computer industry." Chang was among the few individuals who...
September 19, 2006
The annual Computer Science welcome reception was held on Thursday evening August 17 at the Reiman Gardens. About 100 faculty and staff members, graduate and incoming undergraduate students, and their guests, participated in this warm, welcoming event. More than 40 new graduate students from all...
September 01, 2006
Flaws in security protocols are subtle and hard to find. Finding flaws in the security protocols for sensor networks is even harder because they operate under fundamentally different system design assumptions such as event-driven vs. imperative or message passing, resource and bandwidth constraints...
August 29, 2006
Many distributed data and knowledge base applications call for a structured approach to collaborative construction of large ontologies (conceptualizations of objects, properties, and relationships between objects of interest in specific domains). This award from the National Science Foundation to...
July 19, 2006
Carl Chang, professor and chair of computer science at Iowa State University, was recently appointed editor-in-chief of Computer, the flagship publication of IEEE Computer Society, the largest and oldest professional association for computing. His two-ear term will begin January 1, 2007.
July 17, 2006
The article Predicting DNA-binding sites of proteins from amino acid sequence by Changhui Yan, Michael Terribilini, Feihong Wu, Robert L. Jernigan, Drena Dobbs, Vasant Honavar, BMC Bioinformatics 2006, 7:262 was among the most highly accessed articles in BMC Bioinformatics. 
March 14, 2006
Computer Science students shine again. Tony Ross, Peter Wong, James Marshall, and Matt Swanson participated and won in the 2006 Pappajohn Entrepreneur Contest!  In Fall 2005, the students were all members of a project team in the Software Development Practices course (com s 309). Their...
February 26, 2006
Left to right (in picture)  Kneeling: DingDing Lu, Xia Wang  Standing: Yunan Song, Elizabeth Blankenship, Debra Lauterbach, Qian Zhang, Cui Ye, Jinchun Xia  Last month, two undergraduate and six graduate women from the Department of Computer Science got the opportunity of a...

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