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Twenty-Seven Students Win Brown CS Senior Prizes

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Brown CS has just announced that it will recognize 27 graduating seniors for their achievements at Commencement in May. Michael Ball, Laura Blackstone, Isaiah Brand, Leslie Bresnahan, Jonathan Chemburkar, Joshua Chipman, Loudon Cohen, Grant Fong, Montana ...

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Brown CS Student Liyaan Maskati Wins The Association For Women In Mathematics Student Essay Contest For Writing About Ellie Pavlick

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“There are a lot of aspects of language that are really complex and humans are really good at picking up on those nuances, and machines are really not,” says Brown CS Professor Ellie Pavlick. “I love working on [something] so ...

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Evan Cater Wins The Randy F. Pausch Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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The Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, given this year to Evan Cater to support his work with Brown CS Professor Michael Littman, recognizes strong ...

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Brown CS Staff Continue To Innovate And Excel

Much like their colleagues on the Brown CS faculty and our pioneering students, Brown CS staff have been repeatedly honored for their dedication and the quality of their work. Click any of these links to learn more:

Benjamin Nacar Of TStaff Takes Audiences To The Moon And Beyond

Jesse Polhemus Wins A Brown University Excellence ...

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Fong, Ren, And Weir Win CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honorable Mentions

Click the links that follow for more news about Grant Fong, Nathaniel Weir, last year's recipients of honorable mentions for this award, and recent awards and fellowships that Brown CS students have won.

The Computing Research Association (CRA) is a coalition of more than 200 organizations with the mission of enhancing innovation by joining with ...

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A Team Led By Brown CS Master's Alum Prabhat Breaks The Exaflop Barrier And Wins ACM's Gordon Bell Prize

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"The CS community has talked about Exascale computing for a decade," says Brown CS Master's alum Prabhat, who recently received the ACM Gordon Bell Prize with colleagues from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and NVIDIA, "and I'm thrilled that ...

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1st Place Policy Prize At CSAW Global Cyber Competition Goes To Brown EMCS ’19-Based Team

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We're proud to announce that a team of four members from the Brown University Executive Master in Cybersecurity (EMCS) Class of 2019 won first place in the policy category at CSAW’18, the world’s largest student-led hacking and ...

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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 ...

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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 ...