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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.”

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.

Alterovitz receives Amazon Research Award

April 30, 2021

Professor Ron Alterovitz received a 2020 Amazon Research Award for his research in cloud-based motion planning for autonomous robots. The Amazon Research Award provides unrestricted funds and AWS Promotional Credits to academic researchers investigating research topics across a number of … Continued