Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics (IGPI) Graduates

Iowa Informatics Initiative Informatics Symposium Spring 2019

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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 and Summer 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


November 30, 2018

The Pervasive Technology Institute at Indiana University (PTI@IU) is launching a project to explore, advance, and develop evidence of the impact of the use of human resources—also known as "humanware"—to support and increase the use of cloud-based cyberinfrastructure (CI) by researchers in university environments in North America.

A honorarium of $2000/month from January – June 2019 from the IU Pervasive Technology Institute is provided for selected candidates.

September 25, 2018

A new National Academy of Sciences report was published about Data Science for Undergraduates: Opportunities and Options.

August 31, 2018

Travel support is available for up to 10 students with accepted posters.


REDCap Training

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00pm
REDCap advanced-1 training...

ISRC Workshop: Basic Data Visualization Using R

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 1:30pm to 2:45pm
This workshop will provide a basic introduction to graphics in R. Topics for this workshop primarily covers creating and editing presentation-quality graphics (e.g. bar...
Location: Schaeffer Hall

Data visualization - static and interactive using R

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 10:00am to 12:00pm
This workshop will show how interactive visualizations can be created directly within R for use within web pages, R markdown documents, R notebooks, or Shiny. This hands-on...
Location: University Capitol Centre