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Articles by Jesse Polhemus

Ritambhara Singh Wins An NHGRI Genomic Innovator Award For ML Approaches To Reveal Gene Regulation Mechanisms In Diseases

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Professor Ritambhara Singh of Brown CS and Brown University’s Center for Computational Molecular Biology has just received the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)’s Genomic Innovator Award, a highly selective honor for early career scientists. Part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NHGRI is bestowing the honor on eleven researchers in the field of genomics this year. 

Greenwald, Brown CS Students, And Collaborators Win Three Awards At The International Automated Negotiation Agents Competition's Supply Chain Management League

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The International Automated Negotiation Agents Competition (ANAC) is now in its eleventh year of bringing together researchers from the negotiation community and spawning novel research in the field of autonomous agent design. Most recently, it was held at the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) in August of 2021, and Brown CS Professor Amy Greenwald, a team of Brown CS students, and a team of Turkish collaborators earned two awards in the competition's Supply Chain Management League (SCML).

A Brown CS Team Takes Third Place At The Thirteenth AIMMS-MOPTA Optimization Modeling Competition

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Last week, a two-person Brown CS team achieved a significant honor in the field of applied optimization. "Flamerunners" was composed of Master's student Shamay Samuel and alum Enrique Areyan Viqueira, and coached by Professor Serdar Kadioglu. After being chosen as a finalist from a pool of fourteen applicants, they won third place at the …

Brown CS Alum Scott A. Smolka Wins The 2021 Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize In Distributed Computing

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Brown CS alum Scott A. Smolka was recently named a co-recipient of the 2021 Edsger W. Dijkstra Prize in Distributed Computing for the pioneering paper “CCS Expressions, Finite State Processes, and Three Problems of Equivalence”. The Dijkstra Prize is awarded to distinguished papers that have significantly impacted either the theory …

Learnable.ai, Cofounded By Brown CS Alum Guan Wang, Is Named A World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer

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Learnable.ai, co-founded by Brown CS alum Guan "Royal" Wang, is a human-centered artificial intelligence (AI) company. Originating from the Harvard Innovation Lab, it provides fully-automated grading AI for K-12 subjects, application programming interfaces for optical character recognition, AI-driven financial products, and other personalized services. Last month, it was named a Technology Pioneer by the …

Eli Upfal And Collaborators Receive ACM's Paris Kanellakis Theory And Practice Award

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This week, Professor Eli Upfal of Brown CS and his collaborators received one of theoretical computer science's  highest honors, an award that also pays tribute to Eli's predecessor at Brown University. Together with Yossi Azar (Tel Aviv University), Andrei Broder (Google Research), Anna Karlin (University of Washington), and Michael Mitzenmacher (Harvard University), Upfal has won the Association …

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