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Dr. Smith-Orr on WBTV MLK Jr. Day television Special

   January 17, 2023

As part of the MLK Day Jr. Day celebrations, Dr. Courtney Smith-Orr, Teaching Assistant Professor of ECE, was interviewed on WBTV to talk about the work and support of the Divine 9, a group of Black Greek Organizations. Following the interview, Dr. Smith-Orr participated in a panel...

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Dr. Tabkhi wins NSF Award on public safety

Addressing public safety challenges through real-time privacy-preserving computer vision
   January 6, 2023

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IEEE HKN Leadership Conference Held in Charlotte

   October 29, 2022

The Annual IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Student Leadership Conference (SLC) is a time-honored tradition that brings together leaders and members from HKN Chapters around the world. This three-day event features tracks for leadership training, faculty advisor programming, technical presentations, professional development, labs, workshops, and a career and graduate school fair.

This year the...

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Dr. Chowdhury wins the COEN Senior Research Award

   October 27, 2022

Dr. Badrul Chowdhury has won the 2022 Senior Research Award from the college of engineering at UNC Charlotte. The award is given to full-time faculty, including research faculty, who have been employed by the College of Engineering for a minimum of five years. Candidates for this award must demonstrate a sustained record (over 10 years) of research and impact on their field of study. His...

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Dr. Kamalasadan wins the COEN Struck Gold Award

   October 27, 2022

Dr. Sukumar Kamalasadan has won the 2022 Stuck Gold Award from the college of engineering at UNC Charlotte. The award is given to a candidate/team that provides details of a high-impact, transformational, extramurally funded grant or contract, or worldwide award received during the last two academic years. The contribution must be widely recognized as highly meritorious and must have had...

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Dr. Tabkhi and his team named in NSF Success Stories

   October 11, 2022

NSF has selected Dr. Tabkhi and his team's research in Smart and Connected Community (S&CC) as from the Lab to Implementation - S&CC Success Stories during the 2022 PI meeting. The presentation is available ...

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Dr. Ahmed Arafa wins NSF CAREER award

Towards Realizing Timely Information Transfer and Processing for Networked Communication Systems
   September 6, 2022

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2022 New Faculty

   August 8, 2022

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department welcomed two new faculty members in 2022. 

  • Dr. Ke (Cory) Wang joined as Assistant Professor in spring 2022. His research interests include computer architecture, interconnection networks, machine-learing enabled computer architecture design, graph and...

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Dr. Cecchi appointed as an Honorary Consul of Italy to NC

   April 4, 2022

Dr. Valentina Cecchi, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the ...

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Charlotte Area Robotics Club wins First place in the IEEE hardware competition

   March 26, 2022

At IEEE SoutheastCon 2022 in Mobile Alabama, Charlotte Area Robotics club won first place in the hardware competition, a robotics challenge where students build a small robot that completes a series of tasks on an obstacle course. This competition involves students from universities across the southeast...

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