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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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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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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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Software and Information Systems Chair invited to Present at Sander Series in Toronto

By Justyce Watson
   February 6, 2018

Dr. Mary Lou Maher, the Chair of Software and Information Systems, is presenting her latest book at the Toronto User Experience (TUX) Sander Series. The Sanders Series invites distinguished Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) visionaries from around the world to present their research to the Toronto User Experience. Their lectures are recorded and posted online: ...

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