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Kuntz earns Thomas S. Kenan III Graduate Fellowship

May 15, 2019

Computer science doctoral student Alan Kuntz was named to the first cohort of Thomas S. Kenan III Graduate Fellows. The Thomas S. Kenan III Graduate Fellowship will award Kuntz a $5,000 addition to his regular stipend for the 2018-2019 academic … Read more

Teaching kids to code (profile of CS major Angelina Patel)

November 30, 2018

Carolina sophomore Angelina Patel is teaching the universal language of computer programming to an unexpected audience: children. In high school, Patel participated in a computer science camp at Carolina, piquing her interest in coding. She picked up on it quickly … Read more

Scientists train a computer to classify breast cancer tumors

November 22, 2018

In a study published in the journal NPJ Breast Cancer, researchers reported they used a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning, or deep learning, to train a computer to identify certain features of breast cancer tumors from images. The computer … Read more

UNC CS researchers earn Best Paper at RTNS 2018

November 21, 2018

Doctoral students Namhoon Kim, Stephen Tang, and Nathan Otterness and faculty members James Anderson, F. Donelson Smith, and Donald Porter received the Best Paper Award at the 26th International Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS 2018) in Poitiers, France. … Read more

UNC CS hosts 400 at Middle School and High School Open House

October 12, 2018

The Department of Computer Science hosted 400 participants at its third annual Middle School and High School Open House in September. Attendees had the opportunity to participate in hands-on research demonstrations, visit research labs, talk to current undergraduate and graduate … Read more

UNC CS hires 3 new faculty members for Fall 2018

September 26, 2018

Students returning for Fall 2018 will notice three new faces among the computer science faculty. John Majikes, Junier Oliva, and Jeff Terrell were hired in the summer of 2018 and have already begun working with students in various capacities. John … Read more

UNC CS sponsors 45 women at 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration

September 26, 2018

UNC was well represented at the Grace Hopper Celebration held in Houston September 26 – 28. With support from corporate partners, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and UNC alumni, the Department of Computer Science provided scholarships for 45 women to attend. Including UNC … Read more

Carolina Ranks 30th in 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities

August 28, 2018

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 30th in the world and 22nd in the U.S. among global universities, according to the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) released by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, in conjunction with the Center for World Class … Read more