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CCI Team Wins Big

WADS, a Cryptocurrency Platform, Earns Top Prize
   November 20, 2018

On November 14th, a team of students from UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) walked away with the top prize - $10,000 cash and a $500 credit from Amazon Web Services - at the 2018 University Fintech Hackathon. For three months and through several elimination rounds, the CCI squad competed against more than 150 students on teams from Duke, Elon, Appalachian State,...

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Bioinformatics Professor Earns NIH Grant

CCI's Dr. Xiuxia Du's Software Will Improve the Study of Desease
   November 19, 2018

Dr. Xiuxia Du, an Associate Professor of Bioinformatics at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Cooperative Agreement Award (U01) as the Principal Investigator (PI) to develop metabolomics data analysis and interpretation tools.

Metabolomics is the comprehensive study and analysis of small molecules, commonly...

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Fast Five with Maggie Reichard

CCI Senior Attends Forbes 30 Under Summit
   November 5, 2018

Fast Five with Maggie Reichard

In October, Maggie Reichard, a UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) senior, attended the fifth annual Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston. Presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co., the Summit brings together more-than 7,000 young entrepreneurs, visionaries and disruptors for an immersive experience. The Summit serves as the definitive place...

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2018 CCI PHD Open House

Recruiting Event, A Showcase of Excellence
   November 5, 2018

On Friday, October 26th, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) hosted its 2018 Ph. D. Open House. Drawing more than 50 prospective candidates from as far away as Berea College in Kentucky, the recruiting event was equal parts informative and social, fun and focused. Championed by Dr. Min Shin, CCI’s Assistant Dean overseeing Research, the open house featured distinguished...

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CCI Grad Students Win at HACKDuke

Easy Connect Links Employers to a Needy Workforce
   November 4, 2018

On the weekend of October 13th, three graduate students representing UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) participated in Duke University's HACKDuke Coding for Good event and earned a Wolfram Award. Though top teams are rewarded, HackDuke is more about collaboration than competition and is almost entirely focused on cultivateing ideas that aim to make a positive impact on...

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CCI Team Claims "Best Social Good" HACK

Students Tackle Human Trafficking Epidemic
   October 22, 2018

A team of ethical hackers from UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) was recently recognized for coming up with the “Best Social Good Hack” at HackNC, an event held in collaboration with competitions at eight locations around the globe and featuring as many as 10,000 student hackers.

CCI’s team tackled the expanding human trafficking epidemic living too quietly in...

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Rocky Top Triumph

CCI Students Earn Award at VolHacks
   October 4, 2018
On a recent September weekend, a squad representing UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) joined teams of students from all over the South at the University of Tennessee’s VolHacks III. Brainstorming and developing “Study Buddy,” an app for Amazon Alexa, Thao Tran, Loyn Howie, Keshav Shaw and prospective CCI student, Tray Keller, earned the Science Applications...

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Q&A with Dean Mili

Dean Speaking at 2018 STEMM Equality Congress
   September 28, 2018

Dr. Fatma Mili, Dean of UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), will participate in the 2018 STEMM Equality Congress (SEC), in Amsterdam, Oct. 11-12. The SEC will feature thought leaders from around the globe discussing equality, diversity, strategy, policy and best practices. Mili, an advocate for increased inclusion in STEMM education, is a confirmed speaker at the...

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CCI Wins CMD-IT University Award

Award Recognizes Excellence in Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in CS
   September 20, 2018
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) has been awarded the second annual CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science by The Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT. The University Award highlights organizations that have exhibited commitment and success in...

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Sun and Fun-ding

CCI Earns $2.7M in Research Funding in July
   September 18, 2018

The numbers have been confirmed. During a sweltering July, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) generated 58% of university's total research funding for the month. The sum of grants earned by CCI totaled $2.7 million. 
CCI's status as an innovative global research university is one of many reasons it is the fastest-growing college in...

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The Alumni Gives Scholarship allows students to pursue their dreams and contribute to the technology community.  This needs-based scholarship empowers students to overcome financial hurdles while pursuing their education goals and gives preference to underrepresented populations within the CCI student body. 

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