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Hase Awarded Prestigious Royster Society Fellowship

August 26, 2019

First-year computer science doctoral student Peter Hase was awarded the Royster Society of Fellows Recruitment Fellowship by the UNC Graduate School. The fellowship provides full tuition cost, health insurance, and funds for professional travel for five years, as well as a $24,000 stipend for … Continued

Bansal receives NSF CAREER Award

July 22, 2019

Dr. Mohit Bansal, assistant professor of computer science at UNC-Chapel Hill and director of the UNC-NLP Lab, has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CAREER program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers NSF’s most prestigious … Continued

2019 BARCAMP ENGAGES AND INFORMS IT PROS

July 8, 2019

Carolina Technology Consultants brought together the University’s IT professionals and sparked discussion of the latest technologies at its annual BarCamp unconference on May 23. About 30 people attended CTC’s half-day unconference, held at the Department of Computer Science’s Sitterson and … Continued

Bansal receives Google Focused Research Award in NLP

July 8, 2019

Mohit Bansal, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and director of the UNC-NLP Lab, received a Google Focused Research Award in natural language processing to fund exploration of spatial language understanding. The award is worth $1.5 million, … Continued

Alumnus Raskar gives 2019 UNC Doctoral Hooding keynote address

June 4, 2019

Raskar’s contributions to the field have been innovative, collaborative, and have served in supporting solutions to global problems.  His speech to doctoral graduates mirrored his work, challenging graduates to consider how they too can tackle some of society’s biggest problems … Continued