Tanzeel Rehman presenting “IoT in the Air: Thread-Enabled Flying IoT Network for Indoor Environments"
Sep 20, 2023

Indoor drone research takes flight for UNI student

For Tanzeel Ur Rehman, his year-long undergraduate research project involved flying small drones the size of half of the palm of someone’s hand

Winfred Afeaneku holding large check for $250
Mar 17, 2023

Programmed for success – UNI student finds opportunity building mobile apps

As a junior computer science major at UNI, Winfred Afeaneku is working to develop a mobile app and has presented his research on several occasions. 

Jacob ODell with two computers
Dec 28, 2022

Unique UNI foundry opportunity leads to big change for computer science student

One computer science major loved working at the UNI Foundry 4.0 Center so much that he transferred schools to keep working at it.

Computer science education students being taught at UNI
Dec 01, 2022

Grant of nearly $1 million helps UNI expand computer science education program for teachers

UNI has created a program that will help Iowa teachers receive their computer science education endorsement thanks to a recent grant of nearly $1 million.

Prometheus Awards winners with awards
Nov 18, 2022

UNI faculty member named Computer Science Educator of the Year

UNI is pleased to announce that Sarah Diesburg, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, is a Computer Science Educator of the Year.

Russel Karim on Times Square jumbotron
Jul 06, 2022

From the JPEC to the Times Square jumbotron: one UNI alum’s journey to success in entrepreneurship

UNI graduate and former John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center resident Russel Karim has made it big time — on the Times Square jumbotron in New York City.

UNI assistant professor of computer science Dheryta Jaisinghani and her student, recent graduate Brandon Purvis
Aug 05, 2021

Cracking the code to social distancing

For Brandon Purvis, undergraduate research at UNI was a career-changing experience. A year-long stint as a researcher with assistant professor of computer science Dheryta Jaisinghani has him considering graduate school after they developed a preliminary system for enforcing social distancing guidelines in classrooms using the revolutionary field known as the Internet of Things.

UNI's Cyber Defense team
Dec 04, 2019

Developing cyber strategy

For the past several years, teams of University of Northern Iowa computer science majors have been competing in cyber defense contests, often taking on schools several times their size to either fight off or take part in cyber attacks in a purely digital battle.