Elizabeth Kleiman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Instruction
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Biography

I am an Associate Professor of Instruction and a Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Iowa. Before coming to UI, I was an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Mount Mercy University.

I am also a Program Director of ExploreU STEM summer program for middle school girls.

My research interests are in the area of Cryptography and Parallel Programming. During my graduate studies I was part of the Iowa State High Performance Computing Group and worked on projects supported by the United States Department of Defense, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Cray Inc. I earned earned several grants and awards, specifically the Graduate and Professional Student Senate Peer Teaching Award, Henry Thielman Award for outstanding research by a Master of Science student, Transamerica Foundation STEM grants and the HPC Cluster and STEM Grants from Giacoletto Foundation. I am a finalist of 2015 Women of Innovation Award in Academic Innovation and Leadership category. I am an active member of Iowa Undergraduate Computer Science Consortium. I am heavily involved in STEM initiatives and am an advocate for First-Generation Students. I also organize and ran the workshops for STEM Open Mind, Open Doors Conference annually.

I hold a PhD degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Iowa State University.

Research Interests (Keywords)

Cryptography, HPC, CS Education

Elizabeth Kleiman
Office
Address

201F MacLean Hall (MLH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States