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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 ...

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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 ...

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Eli Upfal And Collaborators Win A Prestigious Award Named For His Late Predecessor

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The Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is one of the most prestigious awards in theoretical computing — and it’s named for ...

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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 ...

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Twenty-Two Students Win Brown CS Senior Prizes

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Brown CS has just announced that it has recognized 22 graduating seniors for their academic accomplishments as well as their service to the department this year.  Shira Abramovich, Stephanie Alvarado, Griffin Beels, Matthew ...

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Cousins, Lim, Martinez, Wrenn, And Zamanian Win University And ACM Distinctions

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The close of the Spring, 2021 semester has brought a number of new honors for Brown CS. Five students earned distinctions for their academic achievement, their dissertations, and their professional and teaching ...

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Alum Dr. Barbara Gershon Ryder (Brown 1969) Wins NCWIT's Harrold And Notkin Research And Graduate Mentoring Award

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"Dr. Ryder is a high achiever in her research, mentoring and diversity service," notes Professor and Department Head Calvin J. Ribbens of Virginia Tech in his recommendation letter for Brown CS alum Barbara Ryder. "As the first woman ...

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Anna Lysyanskaya And Ritambhara Singh Win Salomon Awards

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Professor Anna Lysyanskaya of Brown CS and Professor Ritambhara Singh of Brown CS and Brown University's Center for Computational Molecular Biology have each just received a Richard B. Salomon ...

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Sorin Istrail Has Been Named An International Society For Computational Biology Fellow

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Professor Sorin Istrail of Brown CS has just received the high honor of being named a Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB). "We were pleased to receive many excellent nominations this year," writes Bonnie ...

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Andy van Dam Has Been Named A Computer History Museum Fellow

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2021 brings a new honor for Brown CS Professor Andries "Andy" van Dam, who has just been named a Fellow of the Computer History Museum (CHM) for a lifetime of contributions to computer graphics, hypertext ...