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Baykal, Alterovitz earn Best Paper at RSS 2017

July 17, 2017

Cenk Baykal (B.S. 2015) and associate professor Ron Alterovitz earned the Best Paper award at Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) 2017 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Their paper, “Asymptotically Optimal Design of Piecewise Cylindrical Robots using Motion Planning,” introduced a method of motion planning … Continued

Full-time UNC student runs a corporation

July 12, 2017

While most students feel accomplished to get a summer internship or make an A in a class, one of their peers has been running a company since he was 16 years old. Linker Logic Technologies Inc., founded by CEO Ritwik … Continued

Monrose named Kenan Distinguished Professor

July 5, 2017

Professor Fabian Monrose was named a Kenan Distinguished Professor, effective July 1, 2017. The Kenan Distinguished Professorship will provide Monrose’s salary, benefits and additional research funds. The announcement from the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost said the following … Continued

UNC CS researchers earn Best Paper award at IEEE VR 2017

April 10, 2017

A paper co-authored by graduate students David Dunn, Kent Torell and Cary Tippets and professor Henry Fuchs received the Best Paper award at IEEE VR 2017 in Los Angeles, California. The paper, titled “Wide Field Of View Varifocal Near-Eye Display … Continued

Welch one of seven selected for 2017 Horizon Awards

April 5, 2017

Graduate student Joshua Welch received a 2017 Horizon Award from the Graduate School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Welch was one of seven recipients for 2017. Since 2003, the Graduate Education Advancement Board (GEAB) has provided … Continued