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Research team led by Wallapak Tavanapong awarded $3 million National Science Foundation grant

A team of Iowa State University researchers has earned a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Wallapak Tavanapong, professor in the Department of Computer Science, will lead the team as Principal Investigator on this research. The NSF award will support the team’s efforts to establish the Dependable Data Driven Discovery (D4) graduate … Continue reading Research team led by Wallapak Tavanapong awarded $3 million National Science Foundation grant

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Tichakorn Wongpiromsarn awarded National Science Foundation grant

Tichakorn Wongpiromsarn, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been awarded a standard grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant was earned through the NSF’s competitive Division of Computer and Network Systems. The nearly $600,000 grant will support Wongpiromsarn’s research, which addresses safety concerns in autonomous systems, such as self-driving cars. … Continue reading Tichakorn Wongpiromsarn awarded National Science Foundation grant

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Ali Jannesari earns National Science Foundation grant

Ali Jannesari, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has earned a continuing grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The $502,841 award will support Jannesari’s research until 2025. This particular project is focused on improving high-performance computing by identifying optimal system configurations and code optimizations that use available hardware resources. Jannesari’s research aims … Continue reading Ali Jannesari earns National Science Foundation grant

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Course facilitated by Katherine Rafferty earns Quality Matters Certification

Communication Studies 450, an advanced communications course, earned a Quality Matters (QM) Certification. The course is designed and facilitated by Katherine Rafferty, associate teaching professor in the Department of Psychology. “This is kind of the ‘Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval’ for online courses,” said Mark Woolley, director of Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO). “It’s a serious … Continue reading Course facilitated by Katherine Rafferty earns Quality Matters Certification

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Dean Adams earns Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

Dean Adams, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, has been named a 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Scholar. Adams will conduct research at the Institute of Biological Evolution (associated with the Universitat Pompeu Fabra) in Barcelona, Spain, as part of this honor. Adams and his collaborators will investigate the degree to which … Continue reading Dean Adams earns Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

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Simon Estes presented with honorary doctoral degree from Juilliard School of Music

As part of its 2022 commencement ceremony, The Juilliard School of Music presented Simon Estes with an honorary doctoral degree on May 20. Estes, the music and theatre department’s F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Artist-in-Residence since 2000, is an internationally recognized opera singer and philanthropist. Estes is also a Juilliard alumnus. He also received an honorary … Continue reading Simon Estes presented with honorary doctoral degree from Juilliard School of Music

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Deb Marquart earns Silver Medal honors for her most recent book

Deb Marquart, Iowa State University Distinguished Professor of English, has earned Silver Medal honors from the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) for her most recent book, “The Night We Landed on the Moon: Essays Between Exile & Belonging.” Marquart won the award in the Memoir category. The IBPA awards, which includes over 50 categories recognizing … Continue reading Deb Marquart earns Silver Medal honors for her most recent book

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Ames Community Arts Council recognizes Iowa State music and theatre faculty

Two members of the Iowa State University Department of Music and Theatre were recognized by the Ames Community Arts Council at their annual Arts Awards Celebration held at Stephens Auditorium on May 15, 2022. Michael Golemo, director of bands and University Professor, received the 2022 Bill Pelz Arts Advocacy Award and Cason Murphy, assistant professor … Continue reading Ames Community Arts Council recognizes Iowa State music and theatre faculty

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Daniela Dimitrova invited to speak at University of Salzburg, Austria

Daniela Dimitrova, professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, was invited to speak at the University of Salzberg in Austria. Dimitrova spoke with students and faculty about her book “Global Journalism: Understanding World Media Systems” in early May. Published by Rowman & Littlefield, “Global Journalism” provides an overview of the key issues in … Continue reading Daniela Dimitrova invited to speak at University of Salzburg, Austria