Department of Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business is hosting their weekly seminar on this Friday. The speaker for this week's seminar is Prof. Tianbao Yang from Computer Science at the University of Iowa. 

Location: Room C107 Pappajohn's Business Building
Date: Friday October 7
Time: 2:30 - 3:20 PM


Improving the Generalization of Deep Learning

Sony’s Research Award Program proposal submission due date is October 15, 2016 

For more details, please see

Greetings from the Central Plains Research Data Center!  

Kelly Gaither, Brian McAnn, and Matthew Vaughn from the Texas Advanced Computing Center will co-teach an innovative new course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory December 1 - 10, 2016 aimed at jump-starting use of immersive, interactive visualization in biology. The course is aimed at researchers who wish to design and implement innovative visualization tools to help address biological or biomedical research questions.

Location: School of Computer Science, Kilburn and IT Buildings, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK (Buildings 39 and 40 on the campus map)

Dates: 2 ½ days from Sept. 12th noon – Sept. 14th 5 pm, 2016

Immediately preceding and co-located in Manchester with First Conference of Research Software Engineers (RSE Conference) (Sept 15-16 at Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, UK)

Travel support is available for students, early career researchers. This workshop encourages US-based students' participation. Please check the link below for more details.

Iowa Informatics Initiative's

July 4th

Iowa Informatics Initiative's new home on top floor of College of Public Health Building is ready. It will be open to the students, faculty and staff starting from July. Please read the following article on Iowa Now.

University of North Dakota (UND) will be organizing several Big Data sessions in conjunction with the Mid-West Big Data Hub at the UAS Summit and Expo in Grand Forks, ND Aug 22-24. Researchers at University of Iowa that may have an interest in Big Data and Unmanned Aerial Systems, UND will be making travel funds available to outside researchers for that event.

Please find the details at

Workshop on Big Data & Deep Learning in HPC Organized within the VECPAR 2016 - High Performance Computing for Computational Data conference. The Workshop this year is on June 30, 2016. Please hurry!

University of Iowa, Health Informatics graduate student, Eric Pahl's work was recently recognized by CBS Iowa. Read the the full article here:

Eric and his partner Dalton Schaull won $25,000 from Iowa Economic Authority to advance three test sites.