News

Michael Kratochvil

Michael Kratochvil is presented the 2022 Herb Hethcote Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis in AMCS

Michael's thesis entitled Algorithms to Solve Power Grid Expansion Optimization Problems has been written under the supervision of Prof. David Stewart from the Department of Mathematics. The award consists of $400 and a plaque. Congratulations to Michael!
Qing Zou

UT Southwestern in Dallas Recruits Qing Zou, AMCS Ph.D., 2021, to Serve as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics

Qing Zou earned a Ph.D. in AMCS at the University of Iowa in 2021. He has worked with Prof. Mathews Jacob at the Computational Biomedical Imaging Group to research cardiac imaging.

AMCS Day on August 27, 2022

There was a total of fifteen presentations given by AMCS students
and two talks from AMCS faculty.

Beste Basciftci appointed as new AMCS faculty

Professor Beste Basciftci from the Department of Business Analytics and Information Systems has been appointed as a new faculty member of the AMCS Program.

Baylor Recruits Henry Han, AMCS Ph.D., 2004, Leading Data Scientist, to Serve as Inaugural McCollum Family Chair in Data Sciences

Henry Han earned a Ph.D. in AMCS at the University of Iowa in 2004. He then served on the bioinformatics and mathematics faculty at Eastern Michigan University from 2005 to 2012 before moving to Fordham.
Andrew Pensoneault

Lectures on an introduction to parallel programming by Andrew Pensoneault starting Nov. 1st.

Andrew Pensoneault, a 6th year AMCS graduate student, has volunteered to give a few introductory lectures on parallel programming. Starting November 1st until the end of semester it will be held on Mondays at 3:30PM in room 218 MLH and also live on zoom.
Sara Reed

AMCS student Sara Reed receives a Graduate Research Excellence Award

Sara Reed, an AMCS graduate student is one of only three students across the entire university to receive a Graduate Research Excellence Award from the Office of the Vice President for Research.
Qing Zou

Qing Zou won best student paper award at the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) 2021

Qing Zou won the best student paper award at the IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) 2021 for his work on the paper Deep Generative SToRM Model for Dynamic Imaging with coauthors Abdul Haeeb Ahmed, Prashant Nagpal, Stanley Kruger, and AMCS advisor Mathews Jacob.

Ibrahim Demir appointed as new AMCS faculty

Professor Ibrahim Demir from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has been appointed as a new faculty member of the AMCS Program.
Anna Leinheiser

AMCS student Anna Leinheiser received the 2021 Outstanding TA Award

AMCS student Anna Leinheiser received the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award in 2021 from the University of Iowa Council on Teaching. Congratulations!