2019 CCI Ph.D. Open House

On Friday, October 25, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) hosted its 2019 Ph.D. Open House. The program was designed for prospective Ph.D. applicants to learn about the admissions process, courses and research opportunities offered in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, and Software Information Systems. Twenty-three prospective Ph.D. students attended and were able to interact […]

Holiday Magic

On December 5th, faculty and staff at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) gathered for a carnival-themed holiday party, which featured great food, prizes, games and special guest magician, Luke Kirchhoff. Just 16, Kirchhoff, a magic prodigy from Charlotte, has been featured on local television and performed for thousands in his live shows. […]

Inaugural Event Blends Industry and Academia

In December, College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) adjunct professor Stephen Welch hosted an inaugural poster presentation of his students’ work in the atrium of UNC Charlotte’s Center City building. In addition to students and faculty, Welch invited industry partners and members of Charlotte’s tech community to attend and interact. Welch, also VP of Data […]

CCI Hosts Coronavirus Panel

On Friday, January 31, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) hosted a multidisciplinary forum to discuss and answer questions about Coronaviruses. In response to concerns, and even misinformation, about the situation playing out in Wuhan, China (and beyond), CCI used its weekly Graduate Student Seminar as the platform for this unique discussion of […]

CCI Students Storm the Beach at Normandy

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 […]

CCI Professor Wins Prestigious NSF Award

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 […]

Dr. Manuel Pérez Quiñones Wins Prestigious Nico Habermann Award

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 […]

Dr. Way Sung Earns NSF Funding

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.” “The goal of our work is to reprogram DNA replication fidelity in an effort to reduce mutation rates,” […]

CCI Alumni Spotlight

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 […]

2018 REU Poster Showcase

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 research skills through training sessions and […]