2nd Annual Informatics Day Symposium

Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) and Theme Semester along with many campus partners is proud to announce its 2nd Annual Informatics Day Symposium.

2017 Presidential Lecture

Gregory Carmichael
Director Iowa Informatics Initiative
Karl Kammermeyer Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Will deliver the 34th annual UI Presidential Lecture “What Goes Around, Comes Around: The Global Reach of Air Pollution.”

Climate change hurting your feelings?

Weather and user emotion correlated in new visualization tool.
NSF-funded supercomputers at University of Nebraska-Lincoln drive analytical tool.
Predictive power could yield useful results for scientists, citizens, and city planners.

Exascale Computing Initiative Report Accepted by ASCAC

The exascale computing initiative (ECI) report submitted to Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC) by sub-committee chair Vice-President for Research at UI Prof. Dan Reed was accepted by the committee.

UI Among Top 8 Universities in Big Data Education

Top 8 universities in the forefront in big data education


February 16, 2017

Being well connected is more important for women who want to get ahead in science than men, a study suggests.  By analysing how patterns of research collaboration relate to scientific outcomes, US statisticians found that highly cited female scientists at top US universities tended to be very prominent within their research networks.  However, the same was not true for highly cited male scientists, who are generally less central to the larger academic networks they participated in, according to the paper by Charisse Madlock-Brown, from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and

February 09, 2017

The Management Sciences Seminars Series will host Prof. Foster Provost from NYU on Feb. 24 (Fri), 2017. Prof. Provost is a world-famous and well-respected data scientist, who has made significant contributions to the community of machine learning, data mining, and data science. He is also the author of a best-selling book "Data Science for Business". Please find details about his talk below:

Time: Feb. 24, (Fri) 2:30 - 3:20 Pm

Location: C125


January 09, 2017

The University of Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3), with UI Theme Semester and other cross-campus partners, proudly announces the first Informatics Week event on the University of Iowa campus during February 13-17, 2017. This week is designed to showcase on-going informatics-related research, central resources available to support informatics activities, and the educational and career opportunities in informatics.