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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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Work from CCI Highlighted in Washington Post

CCI Team Presents Only Comprehensive Archive of Posts from Accused Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter
   November 29, 2018

A team from UNC Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) was asked to contribute a piece about online extremism to The Washginton Post. Led by Ph.D. candidate, Arunkumar Bagavathi, they submitted a narrative highlighting the only comprehensive archive of Gab posts by accused Pittsbugh Synagogue shooter, Richard Bowers, and what might be learned by "listening" to social media. ...

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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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Scorpion King

CCI Professor Dan Janies Contributes to Venom Studies
   November 20, 2018

Dr. Dan Janies, Distinguished Professor of Bioinformatics and Genomics at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics, is a risk taker. Much of Janies’ recent work has been in the study of infectious diseases. Not satisfied studying data from behind the safety of a keyboard and monitor, Janies has traveled the world, mapping the progression and causes of large-scale outbreaks of ...

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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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