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Jaemin Cho earned a Bloomberg Ph.D. Fellowship

Cho earns Bloomberg Data Science Ph.D. Fellowship

June 25, 2024

Doctoral student Jaemin Cho received a prestigious Bloomberg Data Science Ph.D. Fellowship. Cho was one of only nine selected for the 2023-2024 cohort.

image macro of Christine Mendoza and the National Science Foundation logo

Mendoza receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 25, 2024

CS major Christine Mendoza received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, which provides three years of financial support, including a $37,000 annual stipend and $16,000 cost-of-education allowance. Mendoza was one of only 207 recipients nationwide in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering category.

Jim Mahaney and Lauren Leve stand back-to-back against an illustrated backdrop

Blueprints for Preservation

April 23, 2024 | UNC Research

Religious studies professor Lauren Leve is collaborating with computer scientist Jim Mahaney and Kathmandu locals to document the Swayambjunath, or “Swayambhu,” temple. Today, the team has conducted more than 30 interviews with temple priests, Buddhist monks, devoted visitors, and other people with traditional connections to the site.

Saba Eskandarian in front of a projection of 1s and 0s

Protecting Your Texts

April 17, 2024 | UNC Research

Computer scientist Saba Eskandarian is dedicated to deciphering the problems that come along with online messaging. He studies secure communication systems and applies his knowledge of cryptography — the technique of protecting information by shrouding it in codes — in new ways.