Recent News

  June 17, 2016

Yi Deng, Ph.D., Dean of UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), has accepted the position of Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics at Drexel University effective September 1, 2016.

Deng joined UNC Charlotte as Dean of the College of Computing and Informatics in July 2009. In his seven years at UNC Charlotte, he has guided CCI through a period of strong enrollment growth and increased partnerships with business and industry.  Through his leadership, the College has more than doubled the number of students seeking computing and informatics degrees,...

  June 9, 2016

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'Viruses like influenza, Ebola and Zika can spread widely around the world through shipping, travel and other ways we humans move things from one place to another. DNA sequencing can provide a roadmap that a virus has followed to get where it is today. Watch as researchers use DNA sequencing to create a powerful tool to track the spread of the Zika virus around the world. 

  March 23, 2016

Congratulations to two teams from UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) who competed in HackathonCLT.  Competing amongst 200+ hackers, developers, and students from companies and universities in the Charlotte region, they took first place in two of the three categories. This year’s challenge was to tackle how Second Harvest Food Bank could double or triple distribution while keep costs in check.

Team Wonder Women, comprised of Maybellin Burgos, Ikran Hassan and Rachael Chesley took the Freestyle category while Team 1 comprised of Nick Breaton, Jeremy Bohannon,...

  March 23, 2016

WFAE's Charlotte Talks

Big data is something most of us know a little about - and we should - because big data is made up of all the things about us being collected by business and industry and places like Facebook. But the amount of data collected is so immense, that the big data boom hasn't been realized. More talent is needed to make sense of it all and UNC Charlotte is working on that. 

Dr. Mirsad Hadzikadic - Executive Director, UNC Charlottes Data Science Initiative

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  December 22, 2015

Members of the College of Computing and Informatics’ 49th Security Division finished 8th amongst 129 teams competing in the 2015 National Cyber League Championship game.  The teams participated virtually in a type of computer security game called Capture-the-Flag (CTF). In CTF games, players race to answer security-related challenges, often searching for digital “flags" hidden on servers, in encrypted text, or in applications. Challenges within the CTF are open-ended and require expertise and skills in a wide range of security-related topics, such as computer forensics, cryptography,...