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Theophilus Benson Wins A Google Faculty Award And NSF Grant For Improving Network Performance In Emerging Regions

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Network performance has been one of Brown CS Professor Theophilus "Theo" Benson's core interests for years. And network performance in emerging regions, he says, is particularly interesting because it requires us to question assumptions about what works and what doesn't: "We can ...

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Novotny And Collaborators Win The VIS Best Poster Award For Visualizing Dinosaur Tracks

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IEEE VIS, the world's largest conference on scientific visualization, information visualization, and visual analytics is now over, and Brown CS PhD candidate Johannes Novotny and his collaborators have returned with the Best ...

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Michael Littman Receives Brown's Presidential Faculty Award

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Out of more than 700 faculty members, two are chosen each year for Brown University's Presidential Faculty Award, and this semester, President Christina Paxson selected Professor Michael Littman of the Department of Computer Science (Brown ...

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Natalie Reed Becomes Brown's Tenth Google Women Techmakers Scholar

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has made it our mission to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment in which all students, faculty, and staff can ...

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Tim Kraska Wins The VLDB Early Career Research Contribution Award

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The Very Large Databases (VLDB) Conference, one of the most prominent venues for research and development results in the field of database management, will be held in Rio de Janeiro this year, from August 27 ...

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Pombrio, Krishnamurthi Win The PLDI Distinguished Artifact Award For Inferring Type Rules For Syntactic Sugar

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PhD alum Justin Pombrio and Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) have received the PLDI 2018 Distinguished Artifact Award. PLDI (the ACM SIGPLAN Conference on ...

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Felzenszwalb Wins The Longuet-Higgins Prize For Fundamental Contributions To Computer Vision

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Pedro Felzenszwalb, Professor of Engineering and Computer Science at Brown University, has just received the 2018 Longuet-Higgins Prize for fundamental contributions in computer vision. The prize recognizes work in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) from ten ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Wins The SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award

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Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just received the SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award. Presented annually, it's given to an educator or educators who have made significant contributions ...

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Chelse-Amoy Steele Wins An Alfred H. Joslin Award

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Brown University's Alfred H. Joslin Joslin Awards recognize a small group of seniors who have contributed in a very significant way to the quality of student life at Brown, enhancing the learning environment for ...

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Tom Doeppner Wins A Hazeltine Citation For Excellence In Teaching, Guidance, And Support

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Associate Professor (Research) Tom Doeppner, Vice Chair of Brown University's Computer Science Department (Brown CS), has been chosen by Brown's graduating senior class to receive the Barrett Hazeltine Citation. The other recipient was Monica ...