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2018 REU Poster Showcase

Undergrads Shine in Summer Research Session
   August 2, 2018

UNC Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) offers undergraduate students a state-of-the-art learning experience in the infrastructure of cyber-physical systems and the applications and interactions that are enabled by that infrastructure. The program immerses students in a truly collaborative research community. Students acquire...

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CCI Alumni Spotlight

Russell Johnston ('17), Modern Renaissance Man
   August 2, 2018

When Russell Johnston made his way to the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) at UNC Charlotte, he had a goal common among computer science majors: land a big, important job at a big, important tech company. But because he also brought with him an open mind and a willingness to explore unmapped avenues, he has taken his CS degree all the way to medical school.

A member of the...

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Dr. Way Sung Earns NSF Funding

Reprogramming Cells To Cure Genetic Disorders
   July 30, 2018

UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Assistant Bioinformatics Professor, Dr. Way Sung has been awarded a $670,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project, "The Evolution and Reprogramming of DNA Replication Fidelity."

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Dr. Manuel Pérez Quiñones Wins Prestigious Nico Habermann Award

CCI Professor and Associate Dean Recognized for Contributions to Expanding Computer Science in Under
   July 30, 2018

At the biennial Computing Research Association (CRA) Conference, Dr. Manuel Pérez Quiñones was honored as the recipient of the Nico Habermann Award.

The CRA Conference, held at Snowbird Resort in Utah, is the flagship invitation-only conference for the leadership of the North American computing research community.

Founded in 1972, CRA’s membership includes more than 200 North...

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iPass Earns $1M in NSF Funding

iPass Paves Path to Computer Science Success
   July 19, 2018

CCI Team Earns $1M Grant from NSF to Increase Success of Underrepresented Populations

A collaboration featuring Drs. Mohsen Dorodchi, Roslyn Mickelson and Bojan Cukic has been recognized by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for its innovative approach to improving success in Computer Science (CS) for students from underrepresented populations. More than scholarships, iPass will...

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CCI Professor Wins Prestigious NSF Award

Dr. Xinghua "Mindy" Shi Becomes CCI's Seventh Major CAREER Award Winner
   June 13, 2018

June 11, 2018: Assistant Bioinformatics and Genomics Professor, Dr. Xinghua "Mindy" Shi was notified by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that her project, "Integrative Approaches to Uncovering Complex Genotype-Phenotype Relationships in High Dimensional Genomics Data," has earned a CAREER Award. 

"It is a great honor to receive this prestigious award," Shi says. "NSF ABI is a...

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Dual Master's Graduate Wins Fellowship

Joseph Konstanzer Excited to Work with CDC and Public Health Institute
   May 31, 2018
 
A graduate of UNC Charlotte’s dual master’s program in public health and health informatics, Joseph Konstanzer, has been named a public health fellow at Public Health Institute (PHI)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), working out of the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy. The office is responsible for implementing the President's...

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CCI Students Storm the Beach at Normandy

Pride of Niner Nation Marching Band Traveling to Normandy to Perform at 74th D-Day Commemoration
   May 31, 2018

May 31: Eleven College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) students left Charlotte to participate in Normandy's 74th commemoration of the D-Day invasion as members of the Pride of Niner Nation Marching Band. Traveling to France with more than 125 of their bandmates, the CCI students will perform along the shores of that famous beachhead where casualties for Allied forces have been estimated at...

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A Seat at the Table

Pew Charitable Trusts Welcomes UNC Charlotte as Nominating Institution
   May 21, 2018

UNC Charlotte has been invited to be a nominating entity for the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences, one of the most prestigious junior-faculty fellowships in the field. Participating institutions are selected on the basis of the scope of their work in biomedical research and recommended to The Pew Charitable Trusts by the National Advisory Committee of the program.

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2018 Commencement Festivities

CCI Class of 2018 Shines at Commencement
   May 15, 2018

CCI’s Class of 2018 was among 4,565 candidates honored as UNC Charlotte conferred degrees in three ceremonies Friday and Saturday, May 11-12. 

CCI bestowed bachelor’s degrees on more than 235 graduates while almost 170 students received master’s degrees and eight Ph.D. candidates were hooded in a separate ceremony on Thursday. 

After commencement, much of the CCI family made...

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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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