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UNC researchers earn Best Paper at IEEE VR 2021

April 14, 2021

A paper co-authored by students Young-Woon Cha, Husam Shaik, Qian Zhang, and Fan Feng; research scientists Andrei State and Adrian Ilie; and professor Henry Fuchs received a Best Conference Paper award at the IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D … Read more

Fang receives 2021 Horizon Award

April 7, 2021

Graduate student Shiwei Fang has been recognized with a Horizon Award from the Graduate School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fang was one of five Horizon Award recipients for 2021.

Lei named 2021 Adobe Research Fellow

March 29, 2021

Computer science doctoral student Jie Lei has been awarded a 2021 Adobe Research Fellowship in the area of natural language processing. The Adobe Research Fellowship recognizes “outstanding graduate students anywhere in the world carrying out exceptional research in areas of … Read more

Post-pandemic life: our digital habits, health care

March 26, 2021

Carolina’s Pandemic Year: This week last March, the University shifted to remote instruction. The Well is marking the occasion with a week of special stories, including ways the University has addressed the crisis, reflections from Chancellor Guskiewicz and, below, predictions from … Read more

Finding their place in tech

March 4, 2021

In February, students from around the world participated in the annual Pearl Hacks, a beginner-friendly hackathon for women and non-binary students interested in technology. The hackathon is run by UNC students with support from UNC Computer Science.

Nirjon receives NSF CAREER Award

February 22, 2021

Shahriar Nirjon, assistant professor of computer science at UNC-Chapel Hill and director of the UNC Embedded Intelligence Lab, has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CAREER program is a Foundation-wide activity … Read more