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Mosaic+ And Brown CS Launch A New Program To Help URM Students Transition To Studying CS

According to Jonathan Powell, who has just finished leading the new Mosaic+ Transition Program, which helps underrepresented minority (URM) students prepare for studying computer science at Brown University, his experience as a new CS student was shared by many of his peers.

“I was interested in the program,” he says, “because I heard a lot ...

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Our Third Annual Tech Fair Matches Students With Industry Leaders

Tech Fair 2016 is here! Brown CS's Industry Partner Program, in conjunction with the CareerLAB, is hosting our third annual event on September 28-29, 2016, from 11 AM to 3 PM each day in Sayles Hall.

Brown CS has a long history of matching our students with industry leaders, startup companies, and everything in ...

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Seny Kamara Has Been Chosen As A Boston Global Forum Dukakis Fellow

Boston Global Forum has honored Associate Professor Seny Kamara of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) as an emerging thought leader and also given him a shared platform to continue his work on a global level by awarding him a Michael Dukakis Leadership Fellowship. Boston Global Forum is an independent organization founded ...

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Brown's Data Science Initiative Announces A New Master's Program

The image at left shows students at Brown Data Science's inaugural DataFest, aimed at promoting the learning of data science.

Extracting meaning and value from increasingly complex and voluminous data requires a distinct set of skills, methods, and tools that form the emerging discipline of Data Science. Brown’s Data Science Initiative (DSI) is ...

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Brown CS Welcomes Sherief Reda

Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is happy to announce that Sherief Reda of the School of Engineering has just been given a secondary joint appointment to Brown CS. He joins R. Iris Bahar, Pedro Felzenszwalb, and Ravindra Pendse, who have similar joint status. His collaboration and theirs further strengthen the interdisciplinary ...

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George Konidaris Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

For many of us, being handed a C++ compiler in high school would have been a difficult and inauspicious introduction to computer science. Not so for George Konidaris, who joins Brown CS as assistant professor this autumn: as a teenager, growing up in South Africa, he had mostly used computers for games, but the compiler ...

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James Tompkin Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

“We have responsibilities as scientists, and a need for rigor,” says James Tompkin, who joins Brown CS as Assistant Professor this summer. But, watching a video overview of his recent research, the areas of inquiry sometimes surprise. Sophisticated editing of image and video content, new interaction and display devices from light fields, and...animal-shaped glockenspiels ...

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Stefanie Tellex Wins A NASA Early Career Faculty Award For Human-Robot Collaboration On Complex Tasks

2016 continues to be a significant year for Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), who has just won a NASA Early Career Faculty Award for a recent proposal ("Human-Robot Collaboration on Complex Tasks"). Earlier this year, she received a Sloan Fellowship, was listed in MIT Technology Review's ...

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Congressional Quarterly Roll Call Documents John Savage's Contribution To A Historic International Cybersecurity Agreement

Congressional Quarterly Roll Call recently interviewed Professor John Savage of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) to document a unique moment in history. "The May 26-27 meeting of the Group of Seven in Ise-Shima, Japan," writes Paul Merrion, "produced the G7's first-ever stand-alone agreement on cybersecurity, data protection and internet governance ...

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Maurice Herlihy And Eli Upfal Are Appointed To Named Chairs

A letter to the Brown University community from President Christina Paxson on May 27, 2016, announced that Maurice Herlihy and Eli Upfal of the Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) have joined colleagues from across the University in being appointed to named chairs. Maurice is the An Wang Professor of Computer Science, and Eli is ...

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