Yelena Mejova (PhD '12) Alumna Q&A (v. 2.0)

Monday, October 9, 2023
Yelena Mejova (PhD '12) recently agreed to a follow-up Q&A to her 2015 Alumni Profile piece. Now a Senior Research Scientist at the ISI Foundation in Turin, Italy, she shares insightful updates, advice, and more!
Snapshot of online interview between KCRG and Nithyanand

KCRG: Nithyanand on "AI-generated content making harder to tell what’s real and what’s fake"

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
“It’s incredibly hard to recognize whether you are being manipulated by computer-generated media that is not real and doesn’t reflect anything that was ever said or ever happened” Nithyanand showed how easy it was to use other forms of AI such as Chat GPT to make up stories and make them look like they were written for national media sites.

UI Grad Informatics student awarded competitive NIH grant

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Current IGPI student Rachel Shrode has been honored with the National Institutes of Health F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award to support her studies in bioinformatics and computational biology. The award provides predoctoral students with mentored training in health-related fields to aid them in their dissertation research.
Aerial shot of U of Iowa Pentacrest, centered on historic Old Capitol building - and home to U of Iowa Computer Science - with text "We're hiring!" in a speech bubble.

Faculty Positions, Fall 2024

The University of Iowa Computer Science Department invites applications for applications for multiple tenure- and instructional-track positions effective August 2024.

Jiang et al. received NSF grants for developing new parallel programming tools

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
The projects, entitled "Towards A Unified Memory-centric Computing System with Cross-layer Support" and "A Fine-Grained Hierarchical Memory Management System for Applications with Dynamic Memory Demand on GPUs" aim to address the memory performance bottleneck for data-centric applications and develop a new memory management system to facilitate the development of dynamic-memory applications on GPUs, respectively.

Hankyu Jang awarded Competitive Fall '23 Fellowship

Thursday, September 14, 2023
PhD candidate Hankyu Jang has received Ballard and Seashore Dissertation Fellowship for Fall 2023.
Group picture of UIowaCS faculty, inc. three recent additions.

Department welcomes three new faculty members

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Iowa welcomes Mehrdad Moharrami, Sourya Roy, and Rahul Singh to its faculty. Their research interests include biomedicine, pseudorandomness, and reinforcement learning. Please join us in welcoming them!
Collage of 2023-24 UIowaCS Scholarship Recipients

Celebrating 2023-24 Scholarship Award Recipients

Thursday, September 7, 2023
The University of Iowa Department of Computer Science recognizes this academic year’s scholarship recipients: Frank A. Park Scholarship - Tinh Tran Arthur A. Collins Scholarship - Kate Doolittle Principal Scholars Award - Tran Jasmine, Oliver Papay Gerard Weeg Scholarship - Zack Mulholland Jason & Leslie Weber Scholarship for Women - Lauren Bernstein Jason & Leslie Weber Emerging Technologies Scholarship - Luke Moenning; David Roth Barkmeier Tice 2023-24 - Dayne Cordray; Anna Davis Sheets Fellowship 2023-24 - Sage Binder

Marmaduke and Powers 2022-23 Computer Science Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awardees

Monday, August 21, 2023
Andrew Marmaduke (PhD student) and Audrey Powers (2nd year MCS student) have been chosen to receive Computer Science Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards for 2022-23.

Guanpeng Li et al. awarded $4.35M by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ...

Friday, August 4, 2023
... for a project entitled Scalable and Resilient Modeling for Federated-Learning-Based Complex Workflows, that aims to improve our understanding of scalable, federated, privacy-preserving machine learning.