Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Congrats to all University of Iowa Dare to Discover '24 campaign rising stars! Special shout out to our own Computer Science students Hannah Bäck (Data Science BS), Liz Elias (CS BA | Microbiology BS), and Charles Wilmot II (CS & Engineering BSE).

Learn more about each outstanding student by clicking on their names or scroll to find advisor/mentor quotes below.

Portraits of UIowaCS students featured in DARE 2024 campaign (inc. joint degrees)


“Hannah has been a fantastic undergraduate researcher, one of my top students ever.”

Susan Meerdink, assistant professor of geographical and sustainability sciences

"Liz is a special person. She is a talented go-getter whose potential for success moving forward is unlimited."

Dawn Quelle, professor of neuroscience and pharmacology

"Charles has shown a keen interest in augmenting his engineering coursework with hands-on research opportunities at the University of Iowa."

Andrew Kusiak, professor of industrial and systems engineering

See all the exceptional Hawkeyes featured in this year’s Dare to Discover campaign at dare.research.uiowa.eduand be on the lookout for banners in downtown Iowa City from January to March 2024.