Computer Science

CCI Hosts 21st Annual Cybersecurity Symposium

This week, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) hosted its 21st Annual Cybersecurity Symposium. Presented virtually over the course of three days (October 6-9), the event drew nearly 900 attendees, a 25% increase over the in-person 2019 edition. Shifitng from two decades as an in-person, on-campus event to a wholly virtual platform presented […]

Dean Mili Named Tech Educator of the Year

On Tuesday, November 17, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Dean Fatma Mili was honored as the North Carolina Technology Association (NC Tech) 2020 Tech Educator of the Year. Annually, the NC Tech Awards recognize the best in North Carolina’s tech community and raises money to support NC Tech’s Education Foundation, which provides […]

CCI Professor Participates in Landmark College Board Program

As part of an innovative response to the pandemic and shifting student needs, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Professor Manuel Pérez Quiñones partnered with the College Board as an Advanced Placement (AP) Daily course lecturer. Leaning on college professors from more than 200 universities nationwide, the College Board developed “AP Daily,” free […]


In a recent Stanford University study, five faculty researchers from UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) were ranked among the top two-percent of scientists in the world. The report, first published in the prestigious PLOS Biology Journal, evaluated and ranked approximately seven million scientists across more than 20 disciplines from 1965-2019. Based on […]

Flexing Her Mussels

UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Bioinformatics and Genomics professor Dr. Rebekah Rogers has been fascinated by freshwater mussels since childhood. Raised in Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama, which sits along the Tennessee River and is home to one of North America’s most diverse populations of mussels, Rogers even did her high school science project […]

CCI and Lowe’s Expand Partnership

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – April 6, 2021 – Today, Lowe’s and UNC Charlotte announced that Lowe’s has donated $1.5 million to the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) to strengthen UNC Charlotte’s position as a leading technology hub and talent provider for Lowe’s, the Charlotte region and beyond. The gift will establish the Lowe’s Endowed Chair […]

2019 Faculty-Staff Awards Gallery

On April, 29th, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) honored its own at the 2019 Faculty-Staff Awards. The gathering, which either signalled the end of the year of the start of summer featured a picnic theme and even a rap in celebration of another great year. In addition to announcing several promotions ans […]

2019 Dean’s Awards Banquet Gallery

On Tuesday, April 23rd, the CCI community gathered for its annual Dean’s Awards Banquet. Check out the PHOTO GALLERY.

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, […]