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The most important digital currency in ecommerce is data. As personal information is collected and shared, risks to individual privacy climb, and UNC Charlotte computer scientist Liyue Fan is researching novel ways to better protect individuals’ personal data. Through a five-year National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award, Fan is investigating data-sharing algorithms that can be […]


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UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics’ commitment to inclusion and diversity begins with its vision statement. Since established in 2000, CCI has demonstrated a commitment to educating students in a way that equips them to lead and succeed in a world where technology touches almost every aspect of daily life. As enrollment has continuously […]

Wastewater research featured on Spectrum News

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Three years since the pandemic began, Spectrum News visited with Cynthia Gibas, a professor of bioinformatics and founder of the North Carolina Urban Microbiome Project, and James Bealle, an environmental field monitoring technician, to reflect on the success of the University’s wastewater monitoring. The innovative research program allowed UNC Charlotte to keep COVID numbers low […]

CCI Junior Wins Kathy Harris Award

Ana Pathak, a junior Computer Science major from Cornelius, N.C., has been named the inaugural recipient of an award established to honor the memory and legacy of Kathy Harris. The Kathy Harris Service and Leadership Award honors and encourages the next generation of female technology leaders who exhibit the traits Kathy held throughout her life […]

CCI, State’s Fastest-Growing and Most Diverse Computer Science Program

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Emeritus Jim Woodward foresaw a world where computing would touch every aspect of our lives. In 2000, he established the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), separate from Engineering, where the program originated. “I am consistently inspired by the genesis of UNC Charlotte and CCI,” said CCI Dean Fatma Mili, who joined […]

A Postcard from Liz Johnson

Dear CCI: This year, instead of following my usual routine of teaching summer school, I opted for the exotic lands of Nepal. The purpose was to volunteer with an action-oriented organization, the Volunteers Initiative of Nepal (VIN). My duties included working with volunteers worldwide, developing an annual report, and visiting school children to assess facility […]

CCI Q&A with Maya Kapoor

Maya Kapoor, a Ph.D. candidate at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), is a first-generation college student with an undergraduate degree in History from UNC Chapel Hill. Homeschooled through high school, the Kings Mountain native is currently employed as a software engineer at Parsons while working her way to a Ph.D. in Computer […]

2022 CCI/SDS New Student Convocation

On Sunday, August 21, first-year students enrolled at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) and School of Data Science (SDS) gathered in the Barnhardt Student Activities Center Salons for Convocation. It was the largest in-person event CCI has hosted in more than two years. The enthusiasm of the crowd was infectious and set […]

CCI Q&A with Dr. Rick White

Dr. Rick White, assistant Bioinformatics professor at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), specializes in synthetic biology. He says the goal of his work is to, “make COVID-19 the last pandemic and stop the next major health crisis of multidrug-resistant bacteria.” White sat down with CCI’s Communications Office and became the first faculty […]

Professor Invited to International Seminar

UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics Laurel Yohe recently traveled to Thailand as one of 60 international thought leaders – just 12 from the U.S. – selected by the U.S. Department of State to participate in the Thematic International Exchange Seminar (TIES). The gathering, hosted in Bangkok from May […]