Congratulations to CCI Ph.D Alumni Dr. Fan Li and Dr. Siyuan Chen, and their advisor Dr. Yu Wang for receiving the Best Paper Award (Theory Track) at the 10th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS 2013), in Hangzhou, China in October of 2013.
CHARLOTTE, NC - October 31, 2013 – A College of Computing and Informatics’ Computer Science undergrad student, Carla Bendezu, has been recognized for her leadership and commitment to minority students in area schools. Awarded the Outstanding Corps Student of the Students in Technology, Academia, Research, and Service (STARS) Computing Corps, Bendezu was championed for her efforts to introduce and motivate the students to consider careers in computing and informatics.
CHARLOTTE, NC – October 28, 2013- Scott Heggen, a Ph.D. student in the College of Computing and Informatics, received a National Presidential Service Award presented by Citizen Schools. Heggen is a Graduate Assistant in the Students in Technology, Academia, Research, and Service (STARS) Computing Corps project and developed a 10-week apprenticeship on mobile app development (MAD Science), designed to engage middle school students with science and technology through the sensors in mobile phones.