Today's UI College of Engineering Featured News on the Web ( showcases University of Iowa Engineering  graduate student in chemical and biochemical engineering Negin Sobhani, who received
First Place Student Oral Presentation for the Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate in January in Seattle, WA.


Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER) is presenting a talk “Air Quality (Data) Landscape in India to Support Short- and Long- Term Decisions” on Thursday, April 20th by Dr. Sarath Guttikunda.

Brainhack is a unique conference that convenes researchers from across the globe and a myriad of disciplines to work together on innovative projects related to neuroscience. Year after year, global Brainhack events have brought together researchers to participate in open collaboration, and regional Brainhack events keep the momentum going throughout the year. Brainhack Global 2017 will unite several regional Brainhack events throughout the world during March 2-5, 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

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

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.

The University of Iowa, a pioneer in Informatics research will host a data science institute featuring a number of mini-classes the week of January 9-13, 2017. The workshop is a collaborative effort between the Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC) and the Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3). The institute will teach participants about the basic building blocks of coding as applied in the fields of the Biological, Physical, Social Sciences, and Digital Humanities. We welcome faculty, staff, post-docs, graduate, and undergraduate students interested in building new skills in informatics.

The ACM Richard Tapia Conference for year 2017 is in Atlanta, GA from September 20-23. The Tapia Conference celebrates the diversity in computing.

Applications are open for applying for the Conference Scholarship that covers registration, meals, hotel accommodation and a reimbursable travel stipend.

Please follow this link for additional details.

The College of Nursing is hosting their Research Forum. For the 2016-17 academic year, the topic is "Health Information Technology". There are two talks on each day with lunch provided.

Location: 133 CNB (Nursing Building)
Time: 11 Am - 1 Pm

The Iowa Social Science Research Center and the Public Policy Center with support from the Departments of Sociology, Political Science, and Statistics and Acturial Sciences, and the University of Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) are organizing a seminar by Prof Bear F. Braumoeller.

Title: "The Contributions of Social Science to Data Visualization"
Thursday, November 3, 4-5 Pm 140 SH

Bear Braumoeller
Associate Professor of Political Science, The Ohio State University