Brown CS News

Archives 2017

Last update on .

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 ...

Last update on .

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 ...

Last update on .

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:

Last update on .

Tim Kraska Receives A Sloan Research Fellowship

For more content about Tim Kraska, click here.

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 ...

Last update on .

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

Click the links that follow for more content about OVPR Seed Awards (CS News), Ian Gonsher (CS Blog), Jeff Huang (CS Blog and CS News), or Stefanie Tellex (CS Blog and CS News).

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

Last update on .

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.

Theo’s introduction ...

Last update on .

Rodrigo Fonseca Has Been Promoted To Associate Professor With Tenure

Click the links that follow for more content about Rodrigo on CS News and CS Blog.

Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is happy to announce that Rodrigo Fonseca has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2017 (pending the anticipated approval of the Corporation of Brown). 

Rodrigo joined ...

Last update on .

Kathi Fisler Has Been Appointed Professor (Research) And Associate Director Of The Undergraduate Program

Click the links that follow for more content on Bootstrap (on CS Blog and CS News) and Kathi Fisler (on CS Blog and CS News).

One way to think of Kathi Fisler’s career, she says, is that it’s been a constantly shifting balance between formal systems (and how they work) and people (and ...

Last update on .

Hack@Brown 2017: Students, Faculty, And Mentors Will Gather For A Weekend Of Building And Creativity

by Bethany Hung

Brown’s annual hackathon takes place this weekend, February 4-5! Over 500 students from around the world will gather on College Hill to learn, play, and collaborate for Hack@Brown 2017. We’ve got everyone from high schoolers to graduate students, from Canada to South Korea. All in all, they represent 119 ...

Last update on .

Daniel Ritchie Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

Students who know about Daniel Ritchie’s arrival (he’s joining Brown CS as Assistant Professor in July) have already shared their excitement about his work in AI systems to enable creativity, generative models for graphics and design, and probabilistic programming. But given Brown’s reputation for interdisciplinary study, they may be equally enthused about ...

Monthly archives

Previous year

2016