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Faculty Positions, Fall 2023

The University of Iowa Computer Science Department invites applications for applications for multiple tenure- and instructional-track positions effective August 2023.
Fascha Aryasa portrait

UI Int'l Programs: Fascha Aryasa felt that she needed a place like Iowa City in her life

Fascha Aryasa, from Bali, Indonesia, is a first-year computer science student. In just a few short months on campus, Aryasa has become deeply involved in campus life and with student organizations. Learn more about Aryasa’s contributions on campus and in the community by clicking on link ↑ .

University of Iowa spearheads project to set ethical guidelines for youth and XR technology

University of Iowa computer scientist Juan Pablo Hourcade is assembling an interdisciplinary team of researchers to develop foundational ethical principles for conducting research with youth for extended reality (XR) technologies.
“The goal of this project is to proactively examine the ethical considerations for youth up front with guidelines so that new technologies can be developed responsibly.”
Guanpeng Li picture, taken in Dallas, TX outside the conference site.

PhD Student Yafan Huang (et al.) garners Best Paper Nominations at SC22

"Dynamic Healthcare Embeddings for Improving Patient Care" by Hankyu Jang, Sulyun Lee (Informatics PhD '22), D. M. Hasibul Hasan, Philip M. Polgreen, Sriram V. Pemmaraju and Bijaya Adhikari won the runner up prize for the best student paper award at the 2022 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2022).

PhD Student Hankyu Jang paper Runner-up at ASONAM 2022


"Dynamic Healthcare Embeddings for Improving Patient Care" by Hankyu Jang, Sulyun Lee (Informatics PhD '22), D. M. Hasibul Hasan, Philip M. Polgreen, Sriram V. Pemmaraju and Bijaya Adhikari won the runner up prize for the best student paper award at the 2022 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2022).
Bijaya Adhikari

Daily Iowan: Adhikari in "New artificial intelligence developed for radiology at the UI"

"Bijaya Adhikari said the public has concerns about AI. He said one concern is that AI will impact the quality of patient care, but he said it will not. He said another common concern about AI is that it will replace human labor and cause people to be laid off, but he also does not see this happening. He said AI will complement human expertise and inform healthcare providers of possible next steps in treatment."

Chipara receives ACM SenSys Test of Time Award

Associate Prof. Octav Chipara and his co-authors* received a Test Of Time Award at SenSys2022; which recognizes paper that are at least 10 years old and have had long lasting impact on networked embedded sensing system science and engineering.

PhD Student Jamil Gafur awarded GEM Fellowship

Jamil Gafur (3rd Year PhD Student) was awarded a GEM Employer Fellowship for the 2022-23 academic year.

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)and the University of Iowa co-sponsor this fellowship. As part of this program Gafur interned at the NREL in Summer 2022.

Jamil was kind enough to answer a few questions for us.
22-10-19_Startup Games Winners Fall 2022

Informatics major's team ties for 1st place in Fall 2022 Startup Games

Rack Light and Wash Wiz shared first place and were both awarded $900 at Startup Games on Oct. 16 in the Paul W. Brechler Press Box at Kinnick Stadium.

Ben Hammond, senior (economics and infomatics) was part of team "Wash Wiz" a service that creates a more efficient method to do laundry.

In Memoriam: Donald "Don" McClain, PhD (1937–2022)

McClain joined the UIowaCS faculty in the fall of 1970. He later became an Assistant Director to the Weeg Computing Center, a precursor to ITS.
In 2002, McClain retired from more than 30 years at Iowa, most of it at Weeg then ITS. He then became an Adjunct Prof. in CS where he taught for an additional ten years.