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CCI Faculty and PhD Alumni Receive Best Paper Awards at International Conferences

January 7, 2014
January 31, 2014

Congratulations to CCI Ph.D Alumni Dr. Fan Li and Dr. Siyuan Chen, and their advisor Dr. Yu Wang for receiving the Best Paper Award (Theory Track) at the 10th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS 2013),  in Hangzhou, China in October of 2013.

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CCI Student and Faculty Receive Best Paper Award at International Conference in China

January 6, 2014
January 31, 2014

Congratulations to CCI Ph.D. student Yue Wang and Professors Xintao Wu, Ph.D. and Xinghua (Mindy) Shi, Ph.D. for receiving the Best Paper Award at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM13), which was held in Shanghai, China on Dec 18-21, 2013. The paper, “Using Aggregate Human Genome Data for Individual Identification”, studies whether and to what extent the NIH  released statistics of the genome wide association studies can be exploited by attackers to learn private traits of regular individuals.

CCI Student Receives Outstanding STARS Computing Corps Student Award

October 31, 2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - October 31, 2013 – A College of Computing and Informatics’ Computer Science undergrad student, Carla Bendezu, has been recognized for her leadership and commitment to minority students in area schools. Awarded the Outstanding Corps Student of the Students in Technology, Academia, Research, and Service (STARS) Computing Corps, Bendezu was championed for her efforts to introduce and motivate the students to consider careers in computing and informatics.

CCI Student Receives National Presidential Service Award

October 30, 2013
November 30, 2013

CHARLOTTE, NC – October 28, 2013- Scott Heggen, a Ph.D. student in the College of Computing and Informatics, received a National Presidential Service Award presented by Citizen Schools.  Heggen is a Graduate Assistant in the Students in Technology, Academia, Research, and Service (STARS) Computing Corps project and developed a 10-week apprenticeship on mobile app development (MAD  Science), designed to engage middle school students with science and technology through the sensors in mobile phones.

CCI Ph.D. Student Receives Scholarship from Google

September 26, 2013
October 31, 2013

UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics’ Ph.D. student, Emmanuel Bello-Ogunu, has been chosen to receive the Google United Negro College Fund  (UNCF) Scholarship for the 2013-14 academic year.  The $10,000 scholarship, funded in part by the UNCF, is awarded annually to a select group of African American students pursuing a computer science/engineering (or closely related) degree. 

CCI Student Completes Internship with IBM

September 17, 2013
October 31, 2013