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Graduate Catalog | 2015-2016 
Graduate Catalog | 2015-2016 Previous Edition

College of Computing and Informatics

Dean:  Dr. Yi Deng
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs:  Dr. William Tolone
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Administration:  Dr. Manuel A. Pérez Quiñones

The College of Computing and Informatics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is the only school of its kind in the Carolinas.  Its mission is an important one - to prepare the information technology professionals of tomorrow through cutting-edge research, education, and partnerships with the community.  Students help shape the future by participating in educational programs that respond directly to the needs of government and business.  The College of Computing and Informatics is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education by the National Security Agency.  The world of information technology changes rapidly, and the UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics advances the field with its combination of the latest science, industry expertise, and dedicated faculty and students.  Hard at work on a full spectrum of research topics, the College of Computing and Informatics has broken new ground in bioinformatics, computer science, computer engineering, health informatics, information systems, and information technology applications.

Areas of interest to College of Computing and Informatics researchers include:  3D HCI, Access Control, Authentication and Identification, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Imaging and Instrumentation, Biomedical Signal Processing, Case-Based Reasoning, Communication Networks, Complex Adaptive Systems, Computational Biophysics, Computational Mass Spectrometry, Computer and Parallel Architecture, Computer Assisted Collaborative Work, Computer Graphics, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Computer System Engineering, Computer Vision, Context-Aware Software Design, Cryptography and Applications, Data Mining, Enterprise Security, Enterprising Integration, Evolutionary Computation, Flexible Query Processing, Foundations of Security, Future Proof Security Systems, Genome Annotation, Genome Wide Association Analysis, Haptics, Heuristic Search, High Throughput Data Analysis, Human Computer Interaction, Image/Video Processing, Information Environments, Information Security and Assurance, Information System Personalization, Insider Threat Prevention and Detection, Intelligent Systems, Intrusion Prevention and Detection, Knowledge Based Systems, Knowledge Discovery, Metagenomics, Modeling and Simulation of Information Infrastructure, Modeling for Computer Security, Multi-Agent Systems, Multimedia Databases, Network and Distributed Systems Security, Neural Systems, Neural Networks, Ontological Engineering, Pervasive Security, Privacy Preserving Technology, Provably Secure Systems, Robotics, Scientific and Information Visualization,  Secure Electronic Commerce, Secure Information Systems, Secure Peer-to-Peer Computing, Secure Software Engineering, Security Protocols, Semantically Rich Information Systems, Signcryption, Soft Computing, Software Design Patterns and Architectures, Software Design Verification and Validation, Software Process Improvement, Software Requirements Engineering, Software Testing, Structural Bioinformatics, Survivable Security Systems, Systems Biology, Virtual Reality, Vision, Web Security, Wireless Networks, and Wireless Security.

Graduate Programs

Bioinformatics and Genomics

Computer Science

Computing and Information Systems

Data Science and Business Analytics

Health Informatics

Information Technology