Spring 2019 ICP Showcase Gallery

On April 30th, CCI Business Partners, faculty, staff and administration gathered in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons for the presentation of more than 50 Innovative Computing Projects (ICP). Tackling real-world problems with the creative application of emerging technologies and fresh perspectives, student teams worked directly with CCI Business Partners, mentors and advisors on topics […]

Mosquito Season

After a record-setting 2018 continued to deliver higher-than-average rainfall for the first four months of 2019, the stage was set for a mosquito breeding frenzy. And now, Carolinians are bracing for a summer of swatting and scratching. On May 29th, WBTV Charlotte published the following piece (LINK to story with video) about the bloodsucking pests, […]

Collaboration and Innovation

When Srinivas Akella, computer science professor at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) attended a recent NextGen Air Transportation (NGAT) workshop, he hadn’t expected to leave with an opportunity to work with a team from UNC Wilmington, but the best collaborations often take root during chance meetings of innovative people with complimentary interests. […]

Helping Hands

When Jackson Poulnott, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering technology, learned that young girls with limb differences wanted prosthetic hands with removable fingernails so they can change their nail color, he set out to make that happen. Poulnott is one of more than 100 undergraduate students who will be presenting their research Friday, July 26 […]

Undergraduate Research Shines

UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), which is celebrating 20 years of innovation as the fastest-growing College in the UNC System, is committed to the value and foundational impact of undergraduate research. CCI’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) offers undergraduate students a state-of-the-art learning experience in the infrastructure of cyber-physical systems and the […]

Liz Johnson’s Nepali Adventure

University of North Carolina at Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) professor, Liz Johnson, spent her summer vacation in Nepal working on women’s empowerment projects that help prevent sex trafficking with the Volunteer Initiative of Nepal (VIN Johnson worked in rural Kavresthali, assisting women building micro-credit businesses and setting-up social media accounts so […]

CCI Student Directing Landmark Campus Program

For the first time, UNC Charlotte this fall will be a campus hub for the highly prestigious Millennium Fellowship program, with 20 undergraduates from across the university chosen as Millennium Fellows to implement their LIFE Skills Initiative. College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) student, Sahithi Meduri, is serving as a Campus Director for the program. […]

Convocation 2019

On Monday, August 19th, more than 550 first-year students enrolled in UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) gathered in the Barnhardt Student Activities Center Salons for Convocation. It was the largest number of students that has ever attended the annual event. The enthusiasm of the crowd was infectious and set a spirited tone […]

Doug Hague Leads UNC Charlotte’s Data Science Initiative

Doug Hague has been named interim executive director for UNC Charlotte’s Data Science Initiative (DSI), an interdisciplinary industry-university-state partnership that since 2015 has focused on preparing students and industry leaders to apply the power of data to solve problems in business and society. Hague, who holds four U.S. patents, brings more than 20 years’ experience […]

Charlotte Inno Recognizes Young Innovators

Charlotte Inno published their inaugural list of Charlotte Inno’s Under 25 innovators. Four of the nine honorees have ties to UNC Charlotte; two of whom are from the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI). “These Inno Under 25 pieces, which we do in all 14 of American Inno’s markets, aim to highlight the fact that […]