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  • Apr08

    ALT 2017 logo"Our Lives Online is excited to partner with Mission Creek Festival's Art + Life + Technology (A+L+T) series on April 8.

    1:00pm to 5:00pm
    ICPL
    See site for details
    Mission Creek Festival | Our Lives Online Theme Semester | ICAD
  • Apr07

    "The Robot Theater from the University of Iowa and SAU students from the Honors Shakespeare from Script to Stage have prepared the script and music and students from computer science and theater have orchestrated the blocking and programming of the robot movements.

    Robot Theater is a project of the University of Iowa Computer Science Department that integrates the creativity of computer science and theater."

    Shakespeare 400 @ St Ambrose University

    4:00pm
    St Ambrose University - Galvin Fine Arts Center - Studio Theater
    St Ambrose University | University of Iowa Robot Theater
  • Apr07

    Join Mission Creek Festival's Art + Life + Technology (A+L+T) series for a kick-off discussion with presenters Nick Scappaticci, CEO at Tellart, and Matt Arnold, UX Director at ConnectFive. This event is in partnership with the Our Lives Online Theme Semester.

    The discussion is free and open to the public.

    2:00pm to 3:30pm
    E125 Visual Arts Building
    Nick Scappaticci, Tellart CEO | Matt Arnold, ConnectFive UX Director
    Mission Creek Festival | Our Lives Online Theme Semester
  • Apr06

    Come meet with the ACM officers as they discuss their responsibilities in ACM! If you're interested in becoming an officer next year, you should definitely attend this meeting!

    6:30pm to 7:30pm
    Muhly Lounge - 3 MLH
    ACM University of Iowa Chapter
  • Apr06

    Santos® is a human simulator developed at the University of Iowa which aids in the reduction of load for the US Marines, tests new equipment for the US Army, and helps design new vehicles for the auto manufacturing industry.  Santos® is a computer program developed over the past 12 years by a team of about 50 researchers.  Santos® operates inside a computer and can check for all types of scenarios before the equipment or vehicle is built, thus reducing cost and time. Professor Abdel-Malek will discuss his experience working with Santos® on ongoing research.

    12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Iowa Theater
    Karim Abdel-Malek
    University of Iowa Provost's Office of Outreach & Engagement
  • Mar29

    Geometric range search is a fundamental primitive for spatial data analysis in SQL and NoSQL databases. It has extensive applications in Location-Based Services, computational geometry, and computer-aided design. Due to the dramatic increase of data size, it is necessary for companies and organizations to outsource their spatial datasets to third-party cloud services (e.g. Amazon) in order to reduce storage and query processing costs, but meanwhile with the promise of no privacy leakage to the third party.

    4:30pm to 5:30pm
    118 MLH
    Boyang Wang
    University of Arizona | Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mar24

    Widely used systems such as operating systems and web servers are implemented in unsafe programming languages for efficiency, and system designers often prioritize performance over security. Hence, these foundational systems inherently suffer from a variety of vulnerabilities and insecure designs that have been exploited by adversaries to launch critical system attacks. Two typical goals of these attacks are to leak sensitive data and to control victim systems. 

    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    110 MLH
    Kangjie Lu
    Georgia Institute of Technology | Computer Science
  • Mar23

    We have an amazing panel consisting of Iowa's Kyle Rector and Denise Szecsei, Software Engineer Meredith Godar, with moderator former ACM Member, Asmaa Elkeurti.

    The theme of the panel will be Uber's Sexual Harassment and other Challenges Women Face in the Tech Sector.

    This will be an open Q&A session where you can ask these amazing people about their past experiences and challenges they faced.

    Pizza will be provided.

    6:30pm
    110 MLH
    ACM University of Iowa Chapter
  • Mar09

     Arduino & Raspberry Pi

    Join us for the judging of the Spring 2017 Raspberry Pi bake off!  The prize is $250 towards the Microsoft store, sponsored by Microsoft Student Partner Ryan Wedoff and Microsoft. If you need a Raspberry Pi, you can ask Professor Jones to borrow one. ACMofficers will be judging based on the criteria below:

    • Creativity
    • Use of hardware
    • Technical Challenge
    • Type of problem solved

    Bonus if you use Windows IOT Core.

    6:30pm to 8:00pm
    MLH (Details TBD)
    ACM University of Iowa Chapter
  • Mar09

    The "free" Web is powered by a multi-billion dollar online advertising industry. Advertisers track users across the Web to show them targeted advertisements. Professor Shafiq will discuss the scope of online tracking, including its implications on user privacy and government surveillance. He will also discuss current UI research on increasing transparency to empower users to limit online tracking. This lecture is sponsored by the University of Iowa Provost's Office of Outreach & Engagement.

    12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), Iowa Theater
    Zubair Shafiq
    University of Iowa Provost's Office of Outreach & Engagement
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