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Philly Codefest 2024 team Ashtra

Hundreds of Coders Harness AI for Social Good at Philly Codefest 2024, Sponsored by Drexel CCI

Satvik Tripathi

Satvik Tripathi Receives Honorable Mention in Prestigious AAAS 2024 Student E-poster Competition

Bhavya Isotia

Empowering Excellence: Drexel STAR Scholars Shine Through CCI Faculty Mentorship

Afsaneh Razi, PhD.

Assistant Professor Afsaneh Razi in The Conversation: How AI Can Help Ensure Teen Safety and Privacy on Social Media

Ahn Nguyen and Satvik Tripathi

Drexel CCI Celebrates Two Undergraduate Students and Newest Nina Henderson Provost Scholars

Muneera Cadersa

Breaking into the Data Science Industry: Muneera Cadersa Shares Her Co-op Experience at Pfizer

Manil Shrestha

A Journey from Nepal to Drexel CCI: An Interview with International PhD Student Manil Shrestha

Jason Ngov

Lessons Learned: Reflections on a Third Co-op with Jason Ngov of Drexel CCI

CJ Smith

From Military Service to Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Drexel CCI Grad C.J. Smith

Adit Gupta

Lula, Inc: The Story of a Drexel CCI Grad's Entrepreneurial Journey During the Pandemic

Why was Drexel CCI right for you?

Is Graduate School Your Next Chapter? Insights from Drexel CCI Students

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Q&A with Rosina Weber on How We Can Make AI Programs Show Their Work

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Denise Agosto in The Conversation: Parental Concerns on Youth's Digital Media Use in Wake of Meta Lawsuit

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Tim Gorichanaz in The Conversation: Celebrating One Year of ChatGPT and Unveiling the Human Connection Behind AI

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Celebrating Drexel CCI's First-Generation Trailblazers

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A Peek into the Cloud: A Drexel CCI Student Shares Her Experience at Google's Top Conference

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PhD Computer Science Student Profile: Xizhi Tan, Google Intern & Meta Fellowship Finalist

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CCI Faculty Leverage AI in NIH Project to Help Protect Health Care Workers

Karthik Narasimhan

Drexel CCI Alumni Profile: Karthik Narasimhan, MS '23

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Drexel CCI Student Profile: Maryam Daniali, PhD in Computer Science Candidate

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CCI Faculty Examine How Young Social Media Users Help Train Machine Learning Program to Flag Unsafe Sexual Conversations on Instagram

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Tim Gorichanaz Featured in Outside Magazine on Technology and the Future of Ultrarunning

Jason Ngov

Drexel CCI Students Share Co-op Experiences in Big Tech

Two people looking at laptop at Philly Codefest 2023

AI Health Assistant, Donation App Win Top Prizes at 10th Annual Philly Codefest 2023, Presented by Comcast

Happy International Women's Day

#EmbraceEquity: Drexel CCI Celebrates International Women’s Day 2023

Philly Codefest 2023 Presented by Comcast

Comcast to Sponsor 10th Annual Philly Codefest Event at Drexel University

Satvik Tripathi

Computer Science Student Satvik Tripathi Selected as 2022 Nina Henderson Provost Scholar

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Drexel CCI’s Corporate Partners Program Hosts First-Ever Industry Summit on Tech Talent Supply

Nick Intintolo

Drexel CCI Alumni Perspective: Nicholas J. Intintolo, ‘90

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Honoring Dragons Who’ve Served: Veterans Day Reflections

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Bloomberg to Sponsor Drexel University’s College of Computing & Informatics’ 2022-2023 Senior Project Showcase as Part of Extensive New Partnership

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Get to Know Drexel CCI's Newest Faculty Members

Sophia Ezomoghene

Drexel CCI Student Profile: Sophia Ezomoghene, MSI Library & Information Science

Tien Nguyen

Drexel CCI Student Profile: Tien Nguyen, MS Data Science

Khiem Nguyen

Drexel CCI Alumni Profile: Khiem Nguyen, MS Data Science '22

Alexandra Chaustre McNally

Drexel CCI Student Profile: Alexandra Chaustre McNally, MS Human-Computer Interaction & User Experience (UX)

Edmond Mbadu

Drexel CCI Student Profile: Edmond Mbadu, MS Computer Science

Serpe Boyer

Drexel CCI Alumni Profile: Serpe Boyer, MS Information Systems ’22

Jina Huh-Yoo

Jina Huh-Yoo, PhD Wins NSF CAREER Award to Investigate the Role of Conversational AI Systems for Caregiving

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CCI Student Research Shines at 2022 Week of Undergraduate Excellence Poster Session

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SAP Provides Support for Cybersecurity Educational Experience at Drexel’s College of Computing & Informatics

Satvik Tripathi

Drexel AI to Host Drexel University's First-Ever Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Conference

Muneera Cadersa

Drexel CCI Opens Interfaith Prayer and Meditation Space

Team Hygia at Philly Codefest 2022

Addiction Recovery App, Cyber Threat AI Platform Win Top Awards at Philly Codefest 2022, Presented by Comcast Cable

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Ciright Donates CyberONE Devices to Drexel Hackathon Philly Codefest

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Comcast Cable to Sponsor Philly Codefest 2022

Atheer Albarqi

"Sometimes I think, and sometimes I am."

Robert Ross

Computer Science Alumni Profile: Robert Ross, '19

Daniel Levine

From Military Service to CCI: Veterans Share Their Experiences at Drexel

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Drexel CCI Celebrates First-Generation College Day


Role of Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity

Shahin Jabbari

Faculty Spotlight: Shahin Jabbari, PhD

Preetha Chatterjee

Faculty Spotlight: Preetha Chatterjee, PhD

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Breaking Down Trends in Computer Science

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Working Remotely With a Computer Science Degree

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Remotely Working as a Software Engineer

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How To Start a Tech Career Mid-Career

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How to Ask & Interpret 20 Most Common Programming Interview Questions

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Advantages and Disadvantages of CAD

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Computer Science Jobs Continue to be in Demand for Drexel Grads

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Growing Importance of Knowledge Management

Akriti Keswani
Humans of CCI

"It all started when I was in a lab at PISB..."

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Demand for Data Scientists Continues to Increase

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Pros & Cons of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

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Demand Continues to Rise for Cybersecurity Professionals

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Succeeding as a Woman in Computer Science

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Catching Up with the Class of 2020 Speaker Daniel Schwartz

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AI Experts Discuss How to Fight Bias at Philly Tech Week Panel

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Members of Drexel’s CyberCorps Share 5 Key Takeaways Following Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack

Vasilis Gkatzelis

Vasilis Gkatzelis Receives NSF CAREER Award

Jina Huh-Yoo

Assistant Professor Jina Huh-Yoo Awarded VoiceXML Forum Grant for Research to Benefit Dementia Caregivers

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Statue Of Civil Rights Icon and Drexel Alumna Barbara Rose Johns To Replace Robert E. Lee In U.S. Capitol

Humans of CCI

"2020 in Hindsight"

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Water Tracking, Farming & Sustainability Apps Take Top Prizes at Philly Codefest 2020, Presented by American Water

PhD student Elizabeth Campbell photographed in front of a window through which you can see the Philadelphia skyline and FMC building. She is wearing glasses and a floral print dress, holding a laptop and smiling at the camera.

Q & A with PhD Candidate & Health Information Management Scholarship Recipient Elizabeth Campbell

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Advice from a Recruiter: Tips for Mastering the Virtual Interview

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Tips for Standing Out at a Virtual Career Networking Event: Q & A with One of the Students Who Built the Platform

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Meet the 2020 CyberCorps® Cohort

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6 Benefits of a Virtual Hackathon

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Drexel CCI Launches Community-Based Librarianship Certificate Under IMLS Project


CyberCorps Scholars Gain Experience with Top Cybersecurity Trends

5 tips for CS majors

How to Succeed as a Computer Science Student

Allie Genia

Drexel LIS Student Allie Genia Named 2020 ALA Spectrum Scholar

Houda El mimouni

Q&A with PhD Candidate and 2020 Computing Innovation Fellow Houda El mimouni

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High School Students Learn Full Stack at Drexel CCI’s First Digital Development Camp

Michael Dickard explains what it's like to work in human computer interaction and user experience

The Role of Human Computer Interaction in the Workplace

Edward Kim

CCI Project to Mitigate Bias in AI & Machine Learning Wins Racial Equity Award

Sanobar and Sabah Lala

How to Excel as a Student in the Data Science & Analytics Industry

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Class of 2020 Graduates Share their Favorite Memories

Hunter Heidenreich 2020 Goldwater Scholar

Drexel CCI Computer Science Student Hunter Heidenreich Selected as 2020 Goldwater Scholar

Digital Shroud

Drexel CCI Students Produce Online Magazine on Ubiquitous Computing

Professor Mark Boady
Humans of CCI

"I came to Drexel because of their co-op program..."

Humans of CCI

"I worked as a software engineer at Dell Boomi..."

5 Tips for Making your LinkedIN Profile Stand Out

5 Tips for Making Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out

Humans of CCI

"Lately my biggest struggle..."

Humans of CCI

"Although it’s hard to pinpoint one..."

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Drexel CCI Announces New Master’s and Certificate Programs in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Humans of CCI

"Ever since leaving my high school Gay Straight Alliance to come to Philadelphia..."

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Humans of CCI

"I don't think I can remember..."

CCI Academic Advisor Will Ahern recommends setting the mood with plants and candles.

How to Work from Home: Six Strategies for Creating a Productive Home Office

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Tips for Families: Parents & Tech During COVID-19

Philly Codefest 2020 Presented by American Water

American Water to Sponsor Philly Codefest 2020

Humans of CCI

"I am an International Student..."

Humans of CCI

"Working at the iCommons definitely..."

Humans of CCI

"I’ve always been a driven.."

Humans of CCI

"Co-op was quite an experience.."

Humans of CCI

"Even though I have attended the Grace Hopper Celebration.."

Humans of CCI

"The biggest challenge I faced.."

Humans of CCI

"I don’t necessarily think moving..."

Humans of CCI

"On one of my previous jobs..."

Humans of CCI

"When I think about it..."

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Humans of CCI

"When I first came to Drexel..."

Tammy Pirmann sits at her desk smiling and working on her computer.
Humans of CCI

"My mother was a big influence on me..."

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CCI Corporate Partners Program Hosts "Navigating Your Career in Tech" Panel

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Drexel CCI Launches CyberCorps® Mentoring and Scholarship Program

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Drexel CCI Welcomes New DXC @ Drexel International Program Students

Samantha Bewley

Computer Science Alumni Spotlight: Samantha Bewley

Jason Ngov, President of Drexel University Onyx Valley

Onyx Valley Launches Chapter on Drexel University Campus, Led by CCI Student, to Introduce Underrepresented Minorities to UX

Annie Kelly, one of the participating teachers in the 2019 REThink Program, taking part in a Post-It activity designed to show how data structures and algorithms involved in image representation and compression work.

Five Questions with REThink Participant Annie Kelly 

Anca Scarlat

Drexel Blockchain's New President Wants You to Know that 'Blockchain is for everybody'

oSTEM members Amanda Hipple-Bornhorn, Natalie Laborde, and Charlie Chiccarine

Drexel oSTEM Chapter Receives Recognition from National Society

Tiffany Wong (BS Computer Science, '18) speaking at the 2018 Commencement in the Daskalakis Athletic Center.

Catching up with Class of '18 Speaker Tiffany Wong

CCI Senior Design Project Competition 2019

Multiple Sclerosis Patient App Takes Top Prize at CCI’s Senior Design Project Competition

MS in Information program

Drexel CCI Introduces a New Master’s Program in Information

Provost Brian Blake, Dean Yi Deng, Albert Berger, Spiros Mancoridis, and Carol Auerbach photographed at the Auerbach Berger Chair in Cybersecurity dedication ceremony

Spiros Mancoridis Named as Inaugural Auerbach Berger Chair in Cybersecurity

Elizabeth Campbell

PhD in Information Science Student Profile: Elizabeth Campbell

Philly Codefest 2019

Philly Codefest 2019 Winning Hacks Tackle Homelessness, Healthcare Access and More

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CCI Celebrates its New Home at 3675 Market Street

Two students working on a laptop while competing at Philly Codefest

Comcast NBCUniversal to Sponsor Philly Codefest 2019

Dean's Ambassador Linh Do assisting a high school student during the Arduino workshop

Women in Tech Event with FBI Recruiter and National Coalition of 100 Black Women Puts Spotlight on Cyber Security

Kai Li

PhD in Information Studies Student Profile: Kai Li

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CCI Alumna Receives Top ASIS&T Award

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CCI Corporate Partners Program Hosts Executive Panel on Cybersecurity

Rafael Campos

MS in Computer Science Alumni Profile: Rafael Campos

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Health Informatics Alumna Profile: Sasha Ballen

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CCI Hosts Reception and Panel to Welcome Newest Class of Women in Computing


Drexel Named Center of Academic Excellence For Cybersecurity Education

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Star Scholar Profile: Palash Pandey

CCI Alumnus Recognized Among Top Minority Business Leaders

Nazanin Andalibi

PhD in Information Science Profile: Nazanin Andalibi

Vera Moffitt

PhD in Computer Science Profile: Vera Moffitt

Geoff Oxholm

PhD in Computer Science Alumni Profile: Geoff Oxholm

Confessions of a Career-Switcher: CCI Alumna Leverages CCI Coursework and Co-op in Pursuit of a Rewarding New Career

Alex Poole

CCI Researchers Improve Interdisciplinary Research Practices

CCI student Gerri Young and her daughter, Candace Young (College of Engineering), will be graduating together at Drexel's 2018 commencement ceremony.

2018 Drexel Graduation is a Family Affair

Daniel Ziegler

Catching up with Class of '17 Speaker Daniel Ziegler

Young Adult Library Services Association

LIS Student Hannah Spratt and Professor Denise Agosto Receive 2018 YALSA Best Paper Award

Robert Ross, Goldwater Scholar

Computer Science Undergraduate Student Named 2018 Goldwater Scholar

Philly Codefest 2018 grand prize winners

Philly Codefest 2018 Winners

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Drexel Students Launch App to Help Alleviate Fear of Public Speaking

CCI Software Engineering Alumna Supports Africans Working in the Tech Industry

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Just Putting it Out There — How #MeToo, Awareness Months and Facebook Are Helping Us Heal

Drexel CCI Alumna Ashli Smart ’13 Co-Founds STEAM Education Enterprise for Girls

Amy Gotsegen and Jake Williams

CCI Undergraduate Amy Gottsegen Tackles Housing Displacement with Data Science

Metadata Research Center

Metadata Research Center Receives Funding to Advance LIS Doctoral Education in Data Science

Geoff Mainland

Assistant Professor Geoffrey Mainland Receives Two National Science Foundation Grants

Brian Stuart

CS Faculty Spotlight: Brian Stuart

Tim Gorichanaz

Timothy Gorichanaz Wins 2017 Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

Michael Baum

CCI Alumnus Michael Baum, ‘85 Inducted into Drexel 100

Drexel Women in Computing Society Mentorship Program Soars to Success

Dan Ziegler

Drexel and Parsons Dance Premiere 'Hello World' Drone Performance in NYC

Denise Agosto in China

IS Faculty Spotlight: Denise Agosto

Vasilis Gkatzelis

CS Faculty Spotlight: Vasilis Gkatzelis

Gregory Hislop

Gregory Hislop Named Top Open Source Instructor

David Breen

David Breen Receives Cure Award to Improve Accuracy in Cancer Screening

Jake Williams

IS Faculty Spotlight: Jake Williams

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Drexel Helps the FAA Modernize Technical Training

Wei Quan during his internship at NPR.

PhD in Information Science Student Profile: Wei Quan