Feeling Ducky

Like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, each of us is on our own Yellow Brick Road, facing challenges and seeking answers. And just like Judy Garland’s character, most of what we seek, we probably had all along. This is true even when it comes to debugging complex systems in computer science. Be it code […]

CCI Faculty and Staff take on the Novant Health Marathon!

Last Saturday two groups made up of faculty and staff from our college competed in the 2017 Novant Health Charlotte Marathon. The teams ran in the 26.2-mile relay that began at 7:30 a.m. The groups ran alongside several other teams all day. The weather was not on the runners’ side, for it was extremely cold […]

Graduate Students Put UNC Charlotte on the Data and Analytics Map

The purpose of this challenge is to allow students to present their business analytics research to professionals within the business analytics community. The final presentations were given Oct. 22 – Oct. 23 in Anaheim, CA. 2 out of 3 of the teams were finalists in the competition. The third team was recognized by the TUN. […]

CCI-led Team Receives NSF Award to Improve Retention and Engagement for Students

The team of teaching innovators in the Department of Computer Science, lead by Dr. Kalpathi Subramanian, Associate Professor, received a $541,616 award from National Science Foundation for the “Retaining and Engaging Computer Science majors By Solving and Visualizing Algorithmic Problems on Real-world Data Sets” project. The project addresses the design of engaging teaching materials for […]

CCI Faculty Member Receives IEEE Fellowship

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is one of the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology. IEEE Fellow is granted to members who have made “extraordinary accomplishments.” CCI’s very own Dr. Yu Wang was recently elected as an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to topology design and performance optimization […]

CCI Dr. Erik Saule Attends International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis

Nov. 12 – Nov. 17, Assistant Professor, Dr. Erik Saule, attended SC17 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. SC17 is the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis. While at the conference, Dr. Saule spent his time chairing the High-Performance Computing for Undergraduate Students. This program selected 32 undergraduate students […]

PhD Student Joins Nothing But Nets Champions Council

Last November, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology PhD student, Adriano De Bernardi Schneider attended the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s (ASTMH) 66th annual meeting. There, he joined the ASTMH Capitol Hill Education Day, where he met with members of Congress to assist in educating them on programs that are leading the fight to defeat […]

UNCC Team Qualifies to Compete in Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Regionals

The Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition “focuses on the operational aspect of managing and protecting (defending) an existing network infrastructure.” It is the Southeast-qualifying event for the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. A group of students from our college competed together and qualified to compete in regionals April 2-3 a Kennesaw State University. “They came […]

Computer Science Major Creates Unique Studying App

Imagine it’s 5 p.m. on a Wednesday night. You have an exam at 8 a.m. tomorrow. You decide to cook yourself a hearty dinner to nourish your mind before you meet up with your classmates at the library to study. To get a little ahead on your studying you bring out your flash cards while […]

Cyber Security Throwdown

Recently, a team of UNC Charlotte graduate and undergraduate Cyber Security students earned a spot in the Southeast Regional Finals of the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) at Georgia’s Kennesaw State University (KSU). To garner one of just eight invitations, the UNC Charlotte squad participated in a virtual qualifier in February. Advised by Dr. Thomas […]