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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 reinforcement learning, pseudorandomness, and biomedicine. 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.

Prof. Chipara et al. awarded NSF grant

Monday, July 17, 2023
Associate Professor Octav Chipara is the Principal Investigator for an NSF grant entitled "SCH: Shallow and Deep Personalization for Hearing Aids." Fellow Computer Science faculty Bijaya Adhikari as well as Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty Inyong Choi and Yu-Hsiang Wu are Co-PIs.
Picture, courtesy of Rishab, from team's celebration the day they got the news of the award.” Pictured with Rishab Nithyanand and Brian Ekdale are PhD students Sarmad Chandio and Hussam Habib (L to R).

Professor Rishab Nithyanand et al. Awarded $1.7 Million DoD Grant

Thursday, July 13, 2023
Collaborative grant aims to uncover vulnerabilities in online platforms and their recommendation algorithms which enable coordinated mass manipulation.

Post-doctoral Fellow Position, Fall 2023

The Computational Epidemiology (CompEpi) group at the University of Iowa is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral fellowship, ideally starting in Fall of 2023.
Prof. Juan Pablo Hourcade portrait (Right) with Iowa Podcast logo (Left)

Hourcade interviewed about Apple's Vision Pro XR headset

"The Apple Vision Pro was just announced and it’s already the center of the conversation and quite a polarizing device. Juan Pablo Hourcade, Ph.D, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics at The University of Iowa explains what the device does and gives a few use cases for manufacturing and perhaps even agriculture."