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Markell, Picard, And Tipperman Earn KPCB Fellowships, Setting A Brown CS Record

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The Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers (KPCB) Engineering Fellows Program is one of technology’s most prestigious fellowships, with only 54 students chosen in 2017 from a pool of 2,000. This year, participation from Brown University's Department of ...

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Sorawee Porncharoenwase 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 Sorawee Porncharoenwase, recognizes strong achievement from young students and offers them the opportunity to partner with faculty and advance work ...

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Connor Gramazio Will Give An Invited Talk At OpenVis Conf

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"There's been great success at democratizing the creation of complex visualization with tools like D3, Vega, ggplot, and Tableau," says PhD candidate Connor Gramazio of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS). "But at the same time, just because we can ...

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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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Caroline Klivans Disproves A 35-Year-Old Conjecture

Working with colleagues from the University of Texas at El Paso and the University of Kansas, Caroline Klivans (a Senior Lecturer in applied mathematics and computer science at Brown University and Associate Director of the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics) has achieved a rare feat: disproving a conjecture first put forth in ...

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Caroline Klivans Is Promoted To Senior Lecturer

Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is happy to announce that pending the anticipated approval of the Corporation of Brown, Caroline Klivans will be promoted to Senior Lecturer, effective July 1, 2017. 

A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Caroline joined Brown in 2011 after teaching and conducting research at The ...

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Brown CS Faculty Earn Sloan Fellowships Four Years In A Row, For A Total Of Eight

Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is proud to note that with Assistant Professor Tim Kraska's recent win, our faculty have earned a total of eight Sloan Research Fellowships. This is the fourth year in a row of Brown CS receiving the honor:

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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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Theophilus Benson Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

Theophilus (“Theo”) Benson is joining Brown CS as Assistant Professor in September, and if you see him out on a run, training for his next Tough Mudder, consider joining him for at least a block or two. He’s always eager to discuss recent IoT security challenges, cloud outages, and performance issues.

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