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Rodrigo Fonseca And Collaborators Win An NSDI Test Of Time Award

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At the USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI) this week in Boston, Massachusetts, Professor Rodrigo Fonseca of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) and collaborators from University of California San Diego and University of California Berkeley ...

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Peter Wegner Receives A Recognition Award For His Work With The Faculty Bulletin

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At yesterday's faculty meeting, Professor Emeritus Peter Wegner of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) received a recognition award that celebrates his sustained and dedicated work as editor of the Brown University Faculty Bulletin, which began in 1988. The honor ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Will Receive An Honorary Doctorate From Università Della Svizzera Italiana

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Only five years ago, Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Computer Science Department (Brown CS) was the inaugural winner of SIGPLAN's Robin Milner Young Researcher Award. But age comes fast. A needle skips on a record somewhere, the hair of the youthful researcher is turned ...

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Tim Kraska Receives A Sloan Research Fellowship

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Picture yourself in a meeting with colleagues, looking up at a conference room wall. Not far in the future, Assistant Professor Tim Kraska of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) expects it to be equipped with an interactive whiteboard that will enable domain experts ...

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Ian Gonsher, Jeff Huang, And Stefanie Tellex Win OVPR Seed Awards

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Lecturer in Engineering and Adjunct Lecturer in Computer Science Ian Gonsher and Assistant Professors Jeff Huang and Stefanie Tellex of Brown University ...

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Lauren Clarke Wins A Brown University Excellence Award

Lauren Clarke, Academic and IP Programs Manager for Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just received one of the highest honors for members of Brown staff, a Brown University Excellence Award. "The biggest challenge in putting together Lauren's nomination," says Department Chair Ugur Cetintemel, "was to make her contributions fit ...

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Two Brown University seniors — Paula Martinez Gutierrez and I Naishad Kai-ren — have earned honors as 2017 Schwarzman Scholars, a program that provides full funding for students to pursue a one-year master’s degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s most prestigious universities ...

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Foreign Policy Magazine Names Tellex And Oberlin 2016 Global Thinkers

"When we consider as we do each year the work of the world's leading thinkers," writes David Rothkopf, CEO and Editor of the FP Group, which publishes Foreign Policy Magazine, "we find that the vast majority of them —in science, technology, business, culture and government— are actually moving us forward and helping to solve ...

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George Konidaris Wins An AFOSR Young Investigator Research Award

Barely a month after his arrival at Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), Assistant Professor George Konidaris has received an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Research award.

The objective of the Young Investigator Research program is to foster creative basic research in science and engineering, enhance early career ...

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Brown CS Student Tiffany Chen Is Named A Changemaker Fellow

Tiffany Chen, a Brown CS undergraduate student, has just been named a Changemaker Fellow by Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) in Providence, RI. She was honored at a ceremony held on October 5, 2016, at SEG’s co-working space, the SEG Hub, along with nine other recipients of the Changemaker Fellowship.

The Changemaker Fellowship is a ...