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UNC CS Welcomes New Faculty Cohort

August 5, 2021

The 2021/22 academic year brings a prestigious group of faculty instructors and researchers to the Department of Computer Science. “We are proud to welcome another exceptional cohort to UNC Computer Science, adding to our accomplished and internationally recognized faculty team,” stated Gillian T. Cell Distinguished Professor and Department Chair Kevin Jeffay. “Combining research and teaching experiences across computer vision, security, robotics, multimedia computing, ML/NLP, and computer graphics, this new cohort is poised to make a significant impact on a wide range of research efforts across the department.”

Chaturvedi receives NSF CAREER Award

July 6, 2021

Assistant Professor Snigdha Chaturvedi received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). This five-year, $549,700 grant will support Chaturvedi’s continued research of natural language understanding under the context of the narrative and social aspects of language. 

Alterovitz receives Amazon Research Award

April 30, 2021

Professor Ron Alterovitz received a 2020 Amazon Research Award for his research in cloud-based motion planning for autonomous robots. The Amazon Research Award provides unrestricted funds and AWS Promotional Credits to academic researchers investigating research topics across a number of … Continued

UNC researchers earn Best Paper at IEEE VR 2021

April 14, 2021

A paper co-authored by students Young-Woon Cha, Husam Shaik, Qian Zhang, and Fan Feng; research scientists Andrei State and Adrian Ilie; and professor Henry Fuchs received a Best Conference Paper award at the IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D … Continued