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Topic “Recognition”

CCI Students Win Programming Competition

Three students from UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) recently claimed top honors in the Region 3 Student Software competition, which is held annually in conjunction with SouteastCon. Scott Clark, Austin Beeler, and Richard Chen made up the winning team.

“I was in pure disbelieve when they announced our names,” says Clark, “particularly when they  just announced that Duke and Florida State had just finish second and third respectively.  It was an amazing experience and Austin and I will be returning next year.”

May 19, 2014
May 31, 2014

CCI Faculty and PhD Alumni Receive Best Paper Awards at International Conferences

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.

January 7, 2014
January 31, 2014
Charlotte, NC

CCI Student Receives Outstanding STARS Computing Corps Student Award

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.

October 31, 2013

CCI Student Receives National Presidential Service Award

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.

October 30, 2013
November 30, 2013