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UNC CS shares research, builds connections at WISC 2023

July 12, 2023

Researchers from UNC Computer Science took part in the 2023 Women in Security and Cryptography Workshop in Bochum, Germany, sharing knowledge via a keynote lecture and building professional connections with women from 11 other countries.

UNC CS shares cutting-edge computer vision research at CVPR 2023

June 28, 2023

UNC Computer Science research groups led by Mohit Bansal, Gedas Bertasius, and Marc Niethammer presented several papers and contributed to workshops at CVPR 2023. Here is a roundup of their papers, which used deep learning to tackle computer vision tasks.

Eskandarian receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award

June 12, 2023

The National Science Foundation granted Assistant Professor Saba Eskandarian its Faculty Early Career Development Award to study the longstanding challenge of how to combat abuse while safeguarding user privacy on private messaging apps.

Computer science department works to close the gender gap

March 28, 2023

The computer science department, typically a male-dominated field of study, has seen an increase in students identifying as non-binary and female over the past few years. Roughly 30 percent of the graduating students in the computer science department are non-binary or female, compared to only 20 percent in 2015, according to Kris Jordan, a computer science professor, and director of the Computer Science Experience Lab.

Brooks remembered by colleagues with professional memorial service

March 26, 2023

The Department of Computer Science held a professional memorial service for Department Founder Frederick P. Brooks, Jr. on March 4, 2023. Brooks was remembered in panel discussions featuring colleagues from throughout his long career in the computing industry and academia.

Sitterson houses collaborative computer science lab space

March 20, 2023

In Sitterson Hall, a server room has turned into an accessible experience lab for students and faculty. Pitched by Prof. Kris Jordan to the College of Arts and Sciences last October, it has seen over 2,200 visitors in the past six weeks. “The undergraduate experience labs are aiming to be a technical experience accelerator with real world technologies, as well as a community hub and a co-working space,” Jordan said.