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Fred Brooks in Sitterson Hall

Remembering Department Founder Dr. Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

November 18, 2022

The Department of Computer Science mourns the loss of its founder, Dr. Frederick P. Brooks, Jr., a pioneer in the field of computer science and a tremendous colleague and friend to so many. Dr. Brooks passed away on November 17, 2022 at the age of 91, surrounded by his family.

Ben Berg, Sayeed Ghani, and Roni Sengupta

UNC CS adds 3 new faculty members for 2022-2023

October 5, 2022

New faculty members Benjamin Berg, Sayeed Ghani, and Soumyadip Sengupta bring experience in both research and teaching and contribute to the department’s mission of maintaining academic excellence in an inclusive environment.

Bertasius Awarded Sony Faculty Innovation Award

September 26, 2022

Assistant Professor Gedas Bertasius has been conferred a 2021 Sony Faculty Innovation Award in Information Technology. With this award, Bertasius will fund a project aimed at leveraging multimodal information to improve video representation learning. 

Samarjit Chakraborty

Chakraborty elected to IEEE Fellows Class of 2022

April 21, 2022

William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor Samarjit Chakraborty was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for 2022. Chakraborty was recognized for contributions to system-level timing analysis of cyber-physical systems.