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UNC Computer Science celebrates Class of 2024

May 17, 2024

The Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill honored its nearly 500 new graduates with a weekend filled with celebration and Tar Heel spirit. The festivities culminated in a departmental commencement ceremony at the Dean E. Smith Center, where 2,500 enthusiastic guests gathered to cheer on the Class of 2024.

Niethammer awarded $3.3 million NIH grant to identify genetic markers of osteoarthritis

April 11, 2024

Professor Marc Niethammer received an NIH grant to develop a new framework that combines imaging and genetics to advance research for the treatment of osteoarthritis. The project, funded by $3,326,488 over five years, aims to identify early indicators and genetic targets for treatment by integrating deep learning with genome-wide association studies

From Reality to Virtual Reality: Digitally Preserving Nepal’s Ancient Swayambhu Temple

December 5, 2023

Perched atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, the ancient Swayambhu Temple proudly reflects Nepal’s rich cultural tapestry. In a groundbreaking initiative this past October, Religious Studies Professor Lauren Leve and Computer Science Research Scientist Jim Mahaney traveled to Swayambhu to start the long process of capturing the data needed to create an accurate 3D model of the entire temple complex.

Ego-Exo4D Project gives AI training a human touch

November 30, 2023

UNC CS announces its participation in the Ego-Exo4D project, an innovative venture to revolutionize AI. An international consortium of 14 universities in partnership with Meta FAIR team will create a first-of-its-kind, large-scale, multimodal, multiview dataset that enhances AI’s perception, responsiveness, and understanding of human skill in real-world settings.

UNC Computer Science introduces 7 new faculty members

August 21, 2023

The Department of Computer Science is excited to announce the addition of several new faculty members in 2023 and 2024. Six faculty members have already begun their work for the Fall 2023 semester, and another will join for Fall 2024.