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CCI Dean Co-Chairs Tunisian Conference

Fatma Mili Heads Home to Help
   March 21, 2019

In March, when most UNC Charlotte faculty and students were on spring break, College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) dean, Fatma Mili, was in North Africa serving as co-chair of Noor 2019, a conference focused on higher education during a time of dramatic transition in her home country, Tunisia.
 

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Winning Big at Queen City Hackathon

Teams from CCI Earn Top-Two Prizes
   February 27, 2019

On a recent rainy February weekend, several students representing UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) participated in the Queen City Hackathon and two CCI squads came away with top prizes. 

Featuring nearly 150 participants, Charlotte's largest data science and machine learning hackathon is for those who believe in the power of data analytics to improve the lives...

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Student Earns Three-Year Scholarship

Jesse Jackson and Toyota are Changing Lives
   February 25, 2019

UNC Charlotte’s Chidi Osakwe, a sophomore Computer Science major in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), has earned a prestigious Jesse Jackson Fellows Toyota Scholarship. 

Since 2013, Rev. Jesse Jackson and Toyota North America have partnered to provide one of the nation's largest and most robust undergraduate scholarship programs. The renewable award of up to $25,000...

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Alumni Spotlight - Larry Ogunjobi

CCI Alum Masters Tech, Makes Tackles
   February 18, 2019

For College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) alum and emerging NFL star Larry Ogunjobi, the intersection of technology and sports began in high school.

"I was a fat kid," he says. "So, my mom took my Xbox away and hired a trainer to get me off the couch."

That trainer not only helped Ogunjobi get into shape, but registered the unwitting high school sophomore to play football...

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Alumni Spotlight - Evie Powell

CCI Ph.D. Has Game
   January 17, 2019

If doing something one loves means never working a single day, Evie Powell is well on her way to a work-free life. Powell, a UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) graduate, has taken her passion for video games and turned it into a career; perhaps, one could argue, a vocation.

“Like most kids, I played the popular puzzle, combat and shooter games,” she says. “But...

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Spirit of Innovation

Ingenuity, Creativity Fuel CCI
   January 4, 2019

For senior Computer Science major, Itgel Ganbold, enrolling at UNC Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) thrust him into a magical world of innovation and invention.

Arriving from his Mongolian homeland unsure what he wanted to do or how to figure it out, Ganbold threw himself into coding classes and found his passion. "Coming to CCI was like enrolling at Hogwarts," he...

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2018 Fall ICP Showcase

CCI Gathers for Innovation Presentation
   December 14, 2018

On December 6, business partners, faculty, staff and administration from UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) gathered in the Cone Center's Lucas Room for the poster presentation of more than 50 Innovative Computing Projects (ICP) by CCI graduate and undergraduate students. 

Tackling real-world problems with the creative application of emerging technologies and...

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Paper Earns Award in Cairo Conference

Mobile Users as Localized Advertisers Studied by CCI Team
   December 13, 2018

At the 17th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM), held this year in Cairo from November 25-28, a paper from a team at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) earned an Honorable Mention award. 

MUM is an annual international conference, which provides a forum for presenting the latest research results on mobile and ubiquitous multimedia...

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'Twas the Day Before Finals

Lynn Marshall Won the Day with her Poem About CCI
   December 6, 2018

On December 6th, the faculty and staff at UNC Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) gathered for a Holiday Luncheon, which featured great food, prizes, games and recognition for a staff that works dillegently, often behind the scenes, to make CCI's motor run smoothly each day. The highlight of this year's gathering, however, was a reading by Business Partners Director Lynn...

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Defense Wins Championships

CCI Team Shines in Department of Energy Competition
   December 5, 2018

On a recent weekend, when most of us were busy trying to stay ahead of the craziness of another holiday season, a team of six students from UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) was busy defending an oil pipeline’s control system from a potentially devastating cyberattack. 

Not, literally.

The CCI squad, advised by Assistant Professor Tom Moyer,...

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