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Tran Hung (PhD '12) feat. in "Overseas Vietnamese in US Strive for Success"

"Tran Viet Hung was a doctoral student at the Vietnam Education Fund (VEF) majoring in Computer Science, University of Iowa.[...] From the second year, he took extra lessons to start a business.Got It! is an educational application on the phone built by Hung since 2011 on a question-and-answer platform aimed at education, specifically high school students and university students."

Zeyuan Ru awarded Outstanding Student Presentation Award at AGU Fall meeting

Zeyuan Ru [Informatics MS | UI Technology Institute - Atmospheric and Environmental Research Lab] was awarded an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) at its Fall 2021 meeting for "A smart-and-connected low-cost sensor system for measuring air and soil properties in the Central U.S.: first results."

Joe Kelly (CS Jr. | Wrestling) one of 47 Hawkeyes Named to Winter Academic All B1G Team

Forty-seven University of Iowa student-athletes have been named to the 2021-22 Big Ten Winter Academic All-Conference team. The list includes student-athletes from men’s basketball (2), women’s basketball (9), women’s gymnastics (14), women’s swimming and diving (8), and wrestling (14).

Yang, Tippie's Lin, and LSU's Sun Working to Address Discrimination in AI/ML Systems

Finding a solution to unfairness in AI and ML systems is the aim of a project by LSU Computer Science Associate Professor Mingxuan Sun and University of Iowa Computer Science Associate Professor Tianbao Yang and University of Iowa Associate Professor of Business Analytics Qihang Lin.

Meet the Researcher: Omar Chowdhury

Our own Omar Chowdhury featured in February 2022 CLAS Research Newsletter talking about the focus of his work, its impact, what excites him about our College, his hobbies (he likes to cook!), and favorites things to do in Iowa City.

Students Featured in 2022 Dare to Discover Campaign

Congrats to all University of Iowa Dare to Discover '22 campaign rising stars! Special shout out to our own Joshua Doucette (CS Minor), Alexis Graves (Informatics PhD | UIowa SLIS), Hussam Habib (CS PhD) & Laura Weiler (Dual Physics | CS undergrad). More @ http://dare.research.uiowa.edu, on twitter @UIowaCS, and in Physics & Astronomy's own spotlight of Doucette and Weiler.
"Best Paper Award!" printed over snapshot from conference website with text: IEEE ICDM 2021 21st IEEE International Conference on Data Mining December 7-10, 2021 Auckland, New Zealand

GeoInformatics PhD student Han Bao & advisor Xun Zhou receive IEEE ICDM 2021 Best Paper Award

A paper co-authored by Geoinformatics PhD student Han Bao and advisor Xun Zhou has received the IEEE ICDM 2021 Best Paper Award. The award has been officially announced on the ICDM'21 website and was presented during the (virtual) conference in December.
Cuong making use of the co-working space at Shopee

Alum news: Cuong Bui ('13 PhD) on "Shopee Insider: Meet the Engineers Who Get Your Orders to You"

"I’m the Engineering Manager of the Order Processing Team. I graduated from the University of Iowa with a doctorate in Computer Science, and worked in the engineering department of a few companies before joining Shopee. I’ve now been with Shopee for about 2 years..."
FutureScope teammembers receiving check

FutureScope [and its multiple UIowaCS students] Wins Top Prize at Startup Games

FutureScope, a hands-on career guidance program, won first place and $1,000 at IowaJPEC Startup Games pitch competition Oct. 24.

Stump receives Logic in CS Test of Time Award

Prof. Aaron Stump and his co-authors* received one of two 2021 Test Of Time Awards, honoring papers published twenty years ago in the IEEE Symposium on Logic in Computer Science, which have "stood the test of time"