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Bansal is ARO Young Investigator

Mohit Bansal, an assistant professor in the department of computer science, received the prestigious Young Investigator Program Award from the U.S. Army Research Office for 2018 for his work on natural language processing and multi-modal machine learning. YIP awards are one of the most prestigious honors bestowed by the Army on outstanding scientists beginning their independent […] ... Read More

Meet Carolina’s new and notable faculty 2018–19

The University welcomes many new faculty members each year. Some have freshly minted doctorates, but others are seasoned professors and researchers and experienced professionals new to the world of academia. For the 2018–19 academic year, 86 new people will join the Carolina faculty. Here’s an introduction to a few of them.       Sayamindu […] ... Read More

Carolina hires new IE director, launches program for environment studies

As the new director of the Institute for the Environment effective July 1, Michael Piehler draws on his lifetime of experiences as an observer, researcher, teacher and convener to lead an environmental convergence at Carolina to new heights. ... Read More

Inventor of the Year Mark Schoenfisch makes NO the optimistic answer

Mark Schoenfisch has turned his passion for researching the molecule nitric oxide (NO) into medical inventions that can save lives by detecting deadly infections and improve the lives of people with diabetes and cystic fibrosis. ... Read More

Winners Selected for UNC Creativity Hubs Inaugural Awards

Carolina research teams span disciplines to fight obesity and advance water purification. ... Read More

Priority order

"One of my key areas of concentration was to build a high-performing, collaborative cabinet committed to guiding the daily work of our University while we also created our path into the future," said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

Two centuries: forever young

"Since the beginning, people have always been the calling card of our department, and their collegiality and shared sense of purpose make Carolina chemistry unique," said department chair Jeffrey Johnson. ... Read More

Capturing community history

From textile mills to the state’s mental hospital, a team of Carolina's faculty, students and staff are engaging with North Carolina communities to tell their own complicated stories. ... Read More

Clean Tech Summit shows path to a green global economy

“North Carolina is poised to be a national hub of clean technology for the country and the world,” said Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Bob Blouin. ... Read More

Time to get serious about nanomaterials databases

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy administers the Nanomaterials Registry database. Professor Alex Tropsha is the steward of the registry database at Carolina. ... Read More