Computer Science

Student Earns Three-Year Scholarship

UNC Charlotte’s Chidi Osakwe, a sophomore Computer Science major in the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), has earned a prestigious Jesse Jackson Fellows Toyota Scholarship. Since 2013, Rev. Jesse Jackson and Toyota North America have partnered to provide one of the nation’s largest and most robust undergraduate scholarship programs. The renewable award of up […]

Winning Big at Queen City Hackathon

On a recent rainy February weekend, several students representing UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) participated in the Queen City Hackathon and two CCI squads came away with top prizes. Featuring nearly 150 participants, Charlotte’s largest data science and machine learning hackathon is for those who believe in the power of data analytics […]

CCI Dean Co-Chairs Tunisian Conference

In March, when most UNC Charlotte faculty and students were on spring break, College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) dean, Fatma Mili, was in North Africa serving as co-chair of Noor 2019, a conference focused on higher education during a time of dramatic transition in her home country, Tunisia. Since its 2011 revolution, Tunisia has […]

CCI and DSI Host WiDS Conference

On Wednesday, March 26th, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) and its Data Science Initiative (DSI) hosted more than 300 guests at the annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, NC. WiDS Charlotte is one of more than 150 regional events taking place in approximately 50 countries in […]

CCI, DSI Host Analytics Frontiers Conference

On Wednesday, March 27th, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) and Data Science Initiative (DSI) hosted its fifth Analytics Frontiers Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, NC. The Southeast’s largest conference of its kind, Frontiers connects C-level executives, top data scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs as well as academic and government leaders to share ideas, […]

CCI Wins at Blue Diamond Awards

On April 4th, the Charlotte Area Technology Collaborative (CATC) held its annual Blue Diamond Awards at Founder’s Hall. UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) was well represented with current student Treven Stoddard as well as Stratifyd, CCI PH.D. alumnus Derek Wang’s company, winning Blue Diamonds. Stoddard, a senior computer science major, recently received […]

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-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 […]

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 […]