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 […]

CCI Family Recognizes Its Own

On April 5, the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) family gathered in one of the salons within the Barnhardt Student Activities Center for an evening of fun and fellowship. The annual Faculty and Staff Awards Dinner featured games, raffles and even a trivia challenge, but the highlight, as always, was the recognition of outstanding […]

CEI Workhorse Leaving for New Adventure

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For more than seven years, Aubrae Collins has been instrumental to the success of many CCI educational outreach initiatives. Arriving on campus to support the STARS project, it didn’t take long for Collins’ impact to extend well beyond her initial duties. As a member of the Diversity in Information Technologies Institute (DITI), which has grown […]

Schreiber Wins International Education Student Award

April 19, 2018 – In an on-campus celebration, CCI Computer Science graduating senior, Scott Schreiber received the distinguished International Education Student Award. An Asheville native who also studied abroad in Japan, Schreiber is quick to laud the diversity of his UNC Charlotte education for expanding his horizons and social awareness. Cultivating interests beyond the requirements […]

Master’s Candidate Earns CDC Fellowship

UNC Charlotte Health Informatics Master’s candidate, Saugat Karki, M.D., has been selected for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) prestigious Public Health Informatics Fellowship Program (PHIFP). The PHIFP is a two-year training program for doctoral- or masters-level professionals, applying computer science and information technology to solve complex health problems. Fellows in this program […]

Not That Kind of Hacking

On a recent mid-April weekend, a team of CCI’s best hackers made its way to Raleigh and finished second among 45 squads competing at North Carolina State’s 2018 PackHacks to determine what school is turning out our country’s best hackers. No, it’s not that kind of hacking. Hackathons are 24-hour competitions which provide students with […]

Public. Research. Urban. University.

Fatma Mili, dean of the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) — the fastest-growing college in the UNC System and most comprehensive technology program in North Carolina — is emphatic about the reason she came to UNC Charlotte. “This is a university completely embedded in the community and takes its responsibility toward the community very […]

The Story Behind the Award-Winning Video Collaboratory

For the CCI team behind the Video Collaboratory, recent winners of a Blue Diamond Award from the Charlotte Area Technology Collaborative in the Cool Innovation category, collaboration is fundamental not only to what they created, but how it came to be. Drs. Celine Latulipe, Sybil Huskey, David Wilson and Vikash Singh came together to answer […]