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Realtime Robotics, Co-Founded By George Konidaris, Secures $2M In Funding

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Imagine a self-driving car zooming down the highway, or a robotic arm welding car parts in a factory. Suddenly, in less than a second, another car swerves in front of it, or a human trips and falls into the work area. The ...

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Applications Are Open For The Pausch Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is glad to announce that applications are open for the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to ...

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The Life After Brown Series Returns With Peter Norvig, Google's Director Of Research

One of the things we hear most often from our alums is that they keenly remember the pressures and uncertainties as they approached Brown graduation and weighed their next step in life.  They want to share the experience that followed with the next generation, and our students who are getting ready to graduate are just ...

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A Brown/Hasbro Team Will Design Smart Robotic Companions To Assist Seniors

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

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A group of academic researchers, led by cognitive and computer scientists from Brown University, is teaming up with a cross-functional team from global play and entertainment leader Hasbro to ...

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George Konidaris And Stefanie Tellex Earn DARPA Director's Fellowships

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded four Brown University faculty members with Director’s Fellowships, which are given to the top performers among agency’s Young Faculty Award recipients.

David Borton, Amanda Jamieson, George Konidaris and Stefanie Tellex each won Young Faculty Awards in ...

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Alum Tushar Bhargava Wins A 2017 Undergraduate Award For Work With Tim Edgar

From a sea of 6,432 applicants from across the globe, two recent Brown University graduates landed honors among just 25 global winners cited for the top undergraduate research papers of 2017 as judged by the prestigious Undergraduate Awards.

Tushar Bhargava, a 2017 Brown CS graduate, earned top honors for the politics and international relations ...

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Brown CS Returns To The Grace Hopper Celebration

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A delegation from Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has had a busy week at the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), an annual event that's become the world's largest ...

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Startup@Brown Returns On September 30, 2017

by Albert Dong '19 (Computer Science and Economics)

Registration is open now at www.startupatbrown.org!

When I got to Brown as a freshman, I knew I wanted to dive right into the startup scene. Since I can remember, I’ve always loved creating things and working on projects with teams. I had come to ...

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Brown's Data Science Initiative Is Holding A Launch Event With Roundtables And Keynotes On 9/19

Brown CS grad students are invited to a launch event ("Empowering Collaboration / Expanding Networks") by Brown University's Data Science Initiative (DSI). It includes lunch, roundtables with data science-related research groups and institutes, a reception, and a keynote by Andrew Moore, Dean of Computer Science at Carnegie Mason University. 

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Tim Edgar Publishes A New Book: Beyond Snowden

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Brown University Executive Master in Cybersecurity (EMCS) Academic Director Timothy Edgar has just published Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance and the Struggle to Reform the NSA. Described as “a must read” by Siobhan Gorman, Wall Street Journal former intelligence reporter, the book ...

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