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Nithyanand|Ekdale "Algorithms and Social Media" Obermann Working Group renewed for 2021-22

This group brings together scholars from the humanities, social sciences, and STEM sciences to explore the functioning and implications of large data generated by social networking applications.

CS Faculty and Staff recognized by Graduating Class

The full list of recognized faculty and staff included the following from the UI Computer Science Department:...

Alumni News: Evidation Health Is Santa Barbara’s Latest Billion-Dollar Baby [A. Signorini PhD '14]

“My car has a sensor that tells me when the left front tire is low. Can’t we have something like that for our bodies?

Alumni News: Opera hires PayPal and WeChat Pay veteran Allen Hu ['96 MS CS] as new EVP of its fintech arm, Dify

"Allen's expertise will be invaluable in helping us drive the fintech division and achieve our ambition to continue to bring new services to market under the Dify brand."...

CLAS: "Garrett Morris and Kyle Rector of Computer Science earn prestigious NSF CAREER awards."

Morris’s funded project will improve software reliability and programmer productivity; Rector’s will help make virtual reality accessible for people with vision impairments.

PhD Alumna Yelena Mejova awarded Best Paper Award at ACM SIGCHI Conference...

... for "Clandestino or Rifugiato? Anti-immigration Facebook Ad Targeting in Italy"...

Announcing new NSF-funded REU site: Computing for Health and Well-being

A ten-week program will run from May 24 to July 30, 2021 in-person.

Hourcade Awarded CLAS Collegiate Teaching Award...

... for his Distinguished Contribution to the quality of University of Iowa Teaching. Congrats!

UIowaCS part of Hawkeye Introductory Courses Student Success Project

Excerpt from IowaNow piece entitled: "UI distributes first round of P3 funding for student success, faculty retention initiatives,"...

IPR: Hourcade on "2020 Creates Big Obstacles For This Year’s Census Count"

In the 12/3/2020 edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with computer scientist Juan Pablo Hourcade - a member of the U.S.