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.

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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.

The ReCap page for the recently conducted WorldCanvass on April 19 can be viewed at

There you’ll find two sets of audio links, one you can listen to the segments individually or hear the entire program in one podcast on iTunes.

You’ll also find captioned videos of each segment, as well as photos, the pre-show commentary by Greg Carmichael, and the promotional article from International Accents.  

Large-scale simulation and analysis of massive amount of data are revolutionizing science and engineering. Advanced computing capabilities are essential to tackle a rapidly growing array of science and engineering challenges, many of which are computing-, communications- and data-intensive.

Department of Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business proudly presents a talk by Dr. Yanhua Li. Dr. Li is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Data Science Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Time & Location: May 5, 2016, 2 - 3 PM. Room E264 Chemistry Building

Title: Managing and Making Sense of Big Data from Urban Networks

Interested in Informatics, Big Data, or working in Research? The University of Iowa is hiring!

At present we are searching for six new staff to support areas across the insitution.

Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) offers fellowship to current UI undergraduate students to work with faculty and P&S staff to perform research. Approximately 150 students are appointed each year as ICRU Research Fellows and are awarded a scholarship of either $2,000 during the academic year or $2,500 during the summer.

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics is hosting our inaugural speaker in the IIHG Bioinformatics Lecture Series, Dr. Xiaoming Liu. He is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Science at the University of Texas Health Center at Houston.