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Octav Chipara

Four CLAS faculty members receive $1.2 million NSF grant to further hearing aid research

Computer science professor Octav Chipara is leading an interdisciplinary research project focused on giving patients a more hands on role in their hearing care. He is working with three CLAS faculty members — assistant professor Bijaya Adhikari of computer science, as well as associate professors Inyong Choi and Yu-Hsiang Wu of communication sciences and disorders.

UIowaCS student-athlete talks balance

Friday, November 10, 2023
Anna Davis is a 1st year graduate student working toward a master’s in computer science at the University of Iowa and a volleyball player for the Hawkeyes. In this Q&A, Davis discusses her research and the advantages of pursuing both her academic and athletic goals.
Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories

UI plans remodeling, expansion of Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories

Once the estimated $20 million to $25 million project is complete, the Department of Computer Science will move into the building. Several research laboratories from the colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Engineering are currently located in IATL and will remain in the building, though some office assignments may change as space is reallocated.

CS PhD student finalist for 3MT competition

Friday, October 27, 2023
Maaz Musa, a University of Iowa fifth-year PhD student studying computer science, will compete as a finalist in the UI Graduate College’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. The event will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Art Building West on Nov. 10 and is open to the entire UI community.

PhD Student Osama Khalid Google Internship Debrief

Monday, October 16, 2023
Khalid answers shares feedback, anecdotes, and tips following a second Google internship this past summer.

Generous Alumni Benefactors Support PhD Students and Faculty

Monday, October 16, 2023
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Iowa is proud to announce that recent donations from alumni/ae will support the recruitment and/or retention of faculty and graduate students. Read on for information on the first recipients!

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.