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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.”

Fu wins Best Paper Finalist Award at RSS 2021

July 27, 2021

Computer science doctoral student Mengyu Fu was awarded a Best Paper Finalist Award at the Robotics: Science and Systems Conference in July 2021. The Robotics: Science and Systems Conference is one of the top research conferences in the field of … Continued

Fried Awarded Prestigious NIH Fellowship

July 12, 2021

Doctoral student Inbar Fried was awarded the NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Predoctoral (F30) Fellowship, which seeks to enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students who intend careers as physician-scientists or other clinician-scientists.

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. 

Amert, Anderson win Best Paper at ISORC 2021

June 30, 2021

Computer science doctoral candidate Tanya Amert and Professor James Anderson won the Best Paper Award at the 24th IEEE International Symposium on Real-Time Distributed Computing, held in June 2021.