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Ming Lin Named Chair of UMD Department of Computer Science

December 14, 2017

Ming C. Lin will lead the University of Maryland’s Department of Computer Science, effective January 1, 2018. A noted educator and expert in virtual reality, computer graphics and robotics, Lin will assume the role of Elizabeth Stevinson Iribe Chair of Computer … Read more

Berg wins 2017 Helmholtz Prize

November 3, 2017

The International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) is the top international Computer Vision event, comprising the main ICCV conference and several co-located workshops and short courses. At ICCV 2017 in Venice, Italy, Professor Alex Berg won the Helmholtz Prize for … Read more

Bansal receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

October 23, 2017

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Mohit Bansal has received the prestigious Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) — becoming only the second UNC-Chapel Hill faculty member to do so — for his work on natural language processing and machine learning. Established … Read more

Nemitz and Amert earn Best Student Paper at RTNS 2017

October 6, 2017

The International Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS) recognized doctoral students Catherine Nemitz and Tanya Amert with the Best Student Paper Award for 2017. The paper, “Real-Time Multiprocessor Locks with Nesting: Optimizing the Common Case,” was also co-authored by … Read more

Students face off in the first ever Carolina Data Challenge

September 17, 2017

Eyes focused on computer screens, students from across the state spent their weekend analyzing data sets and competing at the first ever Carolina Data Challenge. In partnership with the National Consortium for Data Science, the Odum Institute, the UNC Computer … Read more

Service through technology (profile of CS major Zareen Farooqui)

August 15, 2017

Zareen Farooqui is a junior studying business administration and computer science at UNC-Chapel Hill. This summer, she’s using the knowledge she gained in her classes to revamp United Way of the Greater Triangle’s Teaming for Technology Program. That program refurbishes … Read more