June 19, 2022
Honoring the largest graduating class in department history, the Class of 2022 gathered in Carmichael Arena amongst family, friends and loved ones on May 8th, 2022 for the traditional department commencement ceremony.
March 17, 2022
UNC Computer Science alumnus Marc Levoy (Ph.D. ‘89) was elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Membership to the Academy is considered one of the highest professional honors for an engineer.
March 11, 2022
Graduate teaching assistants Kaki Ryan and Aaron Smith were recognized with Tanner Awards. Since 1990, UNC-Chapel Hill has given Tanner Awards to recognize excellence in the teaching of undergraduates by graduate teachin … Read more
February 23, 2022
The Tar Heels behind Carolina’s Black in Technology student organization are working to increase the representation of Black students in computer science and create an inclusive ecosystem for students to thrive.
February 7, 2022 | UNC Communications
Vaidya is a Chancellor’s Science Scholar majoring in computer science with a minor in neuroscience. He founded a Carolina chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery and has contributed to the work of researchers … Read more
February 1, 2022
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator leads department efforts in assessing current DEI practices and implementing initiatives. Tasked with developing a department vision, goals, and plan within the departmen … Read more
January 31, 2022
Doctoral student Shiyue Zhang was awarded a 2021-2022 Bloomberg Data Science Ph.D. Fellowship in natural language processing. The fellowship covers up to three years of tuition and fees, plus a stipend to be used for liv … Read more
December 1, 2021
Doctoral alumna Bashima Islam, 28, is engineering the next generation of internet of things devices to operate without batteries. She is developing intermittently powered devices using solar energy and radio frequency, a … Read more
November 15, 2021
As a result of systemic oppression, there are fewer than 200 native Cherokee speakers in North Carolina. To keep the language alive and pass it to the next generation, UNC-Chapel Hill researcher and Eastern Band Cherokee … Read more
November 2, 2021 | UNC News
Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most honored college honorary society, has inducted 223 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students as new members. Among them were 26 computer science majors.
October 15, 2021
Seventeen months after taking their final exams as Tar Heels, the Class of 2020 was welcomed back to Chapel Hill for a long-awaited send-off. The Department of Computer Science honored its graduates with two events over … Read more
October 4, 2021 | Innovate Carolina
One of the best kept secrets on campus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill might be the Product Management Club (PM Club). Not your traditional student organization, the PM Club gives student innovators an … Read more
September 27, 2021 | Triangle Inno
Prior to high school, Rida Bayraktar says she had no interest in STEM fields. Turns out that wasn’t because she didn’t like it. At the time, she thought it was for men and hadn’t had any exposure to the subjects. But wit … Read more
Carolina joins new NSF institute to enhance artificial intelligence tools for a more equitable, inclusive classroom experience
July 29, 2021 | UNC News
The institute launched today with a five-year, $20 million grant from the NSF, bringing together leading researchers and education experts from Carolina, lead partner North Carolina State University, Indiana University, … Read more
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.
June 25, 2021
The faculty of the Department of Computer Science have written an open letter condemning the inaction of the UNC Board of Trustees in the tenure case of Nikole Hannah-Jones and urging the Board to review the case at its … Read more
June 3, 2021
Doctoral graduate Rui Zhang and Associate Professor Cynthia Sturton won second place in Intel’s inaugural Hardware Security Academic Award. As part of the award, Zhang and Sturton received $50,000 to be used for further … Read more
May 27, 2021
Doctoral student Abel Karimi and assistant professor Parasara Sridhar Duggirala took first prize in the Generalized Racing Intelligence Competition (GRAIC), a simulated vehicle race affiliated with CPS-IoT Week 2021, the … Read more
May 3, 2021
UNC CS researchers received multiple Best Paper awards at the 29th International Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS) held in April 2021.