2018 Class of AGU Fellows Announced

Each year since 1962, AGU has elected as Fellows members whose visionary leadership and scientific excellence have fundamentally advanced research in their respective fields.

This year, 62 members will make up the 2018 class of Fellows.


Congratulations to all of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics (IGPI) students who graduated in the Spring of 2018.

Solving College Football's Mystery

Our Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics student, Kristina Bigsby, has had her work featured on The Washington Post for predicting where high school students will go to play college football. The article has been published in the INFORMS Data Analytics journal.

Iowa Informatics Initiative Seminar Series

UI3, in collaboration with several academic departments on campus, is hosting a seminar series featuring talks given by UI faculty members as well as external invited speakers. These talks will be part of the colloquia hosted by the academic departments and will be scheduled in the time slots provided by the respective departments.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics

Located at:

145 North Riverside Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52242

Climate change hurting your feelings?

Weather and user emotion are being correlated in a new visualization. NSF-funded supercomputers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln power this analytical tool, whose predictive capacity could yield useful results for scientists, citizens, and city planners alike.

Exascale Computing Initiative Report Accepted by ASCAC

The exascale computing initiative (ECI) report, submitted to the Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC) by Professor Dan Reed, the sub-committee chair Vice-President for Research at the University of Iowa, was accepted by the committee.
Exascale applications respond to DOE/NNSA missions in discovery, design, and national security

UI Among Top 8 Universities in Big Data Education

The University of Iowa has been named one of the Top 8 universities at the forefront of big data education.
8 universities driving big data education


May 02, 2018

UI3/ISRC Data Science Institute, June 4-8, 2018

April 26, 2018

ACM SIGHPC and Intel have partnered to create Computational and Data Science Fellowships, a 5-year program to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate degrees in data science and computational science. Specifically targeted at women or students from racial/ethnic backgrounds that have not traditionally participated in the computing field, the program is open to students pursuing degrees at institutions anywhere in the world. The 2018 cohort of students will be the third cohort of students.

March 22, 2018

UI alumni entrepreneurs Eric Pahl and Dalton Shaull have received national recognition for an app designed to improve coordination of organ transplants.

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Introduction to High Performance Computing (Using Argon)

Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
The University of Iowa consists of two cluster computers, Neon and Argon.  Argon system (2017) consists of 9688 cores and 346 compute nodes,  19376 Threads/Slots, 25 Nvidia...
Location: University Capitol Centre

Introduction to R/Tidyverse

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 10:00am to 12:00pm
ITS-Research Services and Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) are hosting an Introductory Python workshop on September 19, 2018 from 10 Am - 12 Pm. ...
Location: University Capitol Centre

Introduction to Python Data Analytics

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 9:30am to 12:30pm
ITS-Research Services and Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) are hosting an Introductory Python workshop on September 26, 2018 from 10 Am - 12 Pm. ...
Location: University Capitol Centre