Brown CS News

Archives 2007

Colin Gordon Receives Honorable Mention in 2008 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Competition

Last update on Nov. 18, 2012.

Undergraduate student Colin Gordon was recently selected for Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Award competition for 2008.

Colin's research was on a form of consistent, transactional updates in a modeling formalism called Abstract State Machines. The work resulted in a paper published at the ASM 2007 workshop. The paper ...

Continue reading

E.J. Kalafarski's Political Mapping Mashup Gets National Visibility

Last update on Nov. 18, 2012.

2007-1121.EJ.png

Master’s student E.J. Kalafarski is co-founder of Map the Candidates, an interactive map that uses the candidates' public schedules to keep track of their comings and goings. Map the Candidates tracks the presidential candidates as they campaign across the country via a Google Maps mashup which integrates YouTube video, timeline sliders, and local ...

Continue reading

Cetintemel, Jannotti, and Taubin Receive Grant for Visual Sensor Networks

Last update on Nov. 18, 2012.

The National Science Foundation has awarded funding in the expected amount of $700,000 for research at Brown in the use of cooperative "Smart Cameras" to sense and act in three dimensions. These camera networks will be capable of tasks such as reconstructing three-dimensional features, producing images from novel viewpoints, and tracking moving ...

Continue reading

White House Honors Chad Jenkins

Last update on Nov. 18, 2012.

2007-1102.chad.png

Brown University Assistant Professor of Computer Science Chad Jenkins was honored at the White House as one of the nation’s top young scientists. Jenkins was selected as one of the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for his research on the development of methods for autonomous robot control ...

Continue reading

John Savage Receives NSF Collaborative Research Grant to Study Coded Computation and Storage at the Nanoscale

Last update on Nov. 18, 2012.

On September 7, John Savage (with Andre' DeHon of UPenn) received a collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation to study coded computation and storage at the nanoscale.

A key challenge before the semiconductor industry is coping with high error rates resulting from the decreasing size of chip features. Transient faults, along with permanent ...

Continue reading

Professor Sorin Istrail Receives NSF Grant to Build Database and Next-Generation Browser for the Regulatory Genome

Last update on Nov. 18, 2012.

Sorin Istrail, Julie Nguyen Brown Professor of Computational and Mathematical Sciences and Professor of Computer Science, has just received a NSF grant, “The cisGRN Browser and Database: cis-Regulatory Information Behind the Network.” Funding in the expected amount of $850,000 will be used by Istrail and his students — Ryan Tarpine and a few others to ...

Continue reading

NSF 2007 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge Winners Announced - David J. Willis and Mykhaylo Kostandov of Brown Receive First Place in Informational Graphics

Last update on Nov. 18, 2012.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) along with the journal Science, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), announced the winners of their fifth annual International Science and Technology Visualization Challenge.

Illustrators, photographers, computer programmers, and graphics specialists from around the world were invited to submit visualizations that would intrigue, explain and ...

Continue reading

Professor Pascal Van Hentenryck's Book Online Stochastic Combinatorial Optimization ranked highly in Best Sellers in Technology

Last update on Nov. 18, 2012.

Professor Pascal Van Hentenryck's Book Online Stochastic Combinatorial Optimization ranked highly in Best Sellers in Technology, October 2006–present, as compiled by YBP Library Services

http://www.libraryjournal.com/info/CA6446307.html#BSL

In its 132nd year of publication, the Library Journal is the oldest and most respected publication covering the library field. Considered ...

Continue reading

Brown Alum Professor Randy Pausch's Talk Featured on Good Morning America

Last update on Nov. 18, 2012.

2007-0921.Pausch.png

Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch, who gave his last lecture at the university this past Tuesday, was featured on ABC-TV's "Good Morning America," Friday, Sept. 21, 2007. Pausch, who is dying from pancreatic cancer, gave a moving lecture before a packed McConomy Auditorium last Tuesday. In his talk, "Really Achieving Your ...

Continue reading

Brown Professor Anna Lysyanskaya Honored as Top Young Innovator by Technology Review

Last update on Nov. 18, 2012.

2007-0815.TR35.png

The Brown University computer science department today announced that Assistant Professor Anna Lysyanskaya has been included in the 2007 Technology Review TR35, an honor given each year to 35 innovators in science and technology under the age of 35 whose inventions and research the magazine finds most exciting. Anna’s extraordinary work in cryptography, identity ...

Continue reading

  • Page 1 of 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Monthly archives

Previous year

2006

Next year

2008