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Seny Kamara Provides Data Security Testimony To Congress

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Last week, Professor Seny Kamara of Brown CS testified at a Congressional hearing ("Banking on Your Data: The Role of Big Data in Financial Services"), explaining that cryptography solutions to improve consumer financial health can ...

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As machine learning improves, the appeal of making ground-breaking (and money-making) discoveries in our mountains of data is only increasing. But medical researchers, marketing executives, and professionals of all kinds aren’t data scientists, and they often can’t afford to hire them. This means that daunting questions surrounding data analysis remain: how do you ...

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R. Iris Bahar Delivers A Keynote Address At The International Green And Sustainable Computing Conference

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“Energy efficiency is now a critically important design constraint for most computing systems today,” says Professor R. Iris Bahar of Brown CS, “and as applications become more and more memory- and compute-intensive, energy-efficiency and reliability ...

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Brown CS Alum Evan Wallace Has Been Named An INC 2019 Rising Star

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“My big vision is making design accessible to everyone,” explains co-founder/CEO of Figma, Dylan Fields, “and I want the tools to be simple and powerful.” This dream is quickly becoming a reality, as both Dylan and Brown CS ...

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Brown CS Announces A Tenure-Track Faculty Search At All Levels

The Department of Computer Science at Brown University is hiring tenure-track faculty at all levels. These positions are a part of a major expansion plan for the department as it works to increase its faculty roster by close to 50% over a five-year period. While many of these positions will be used to strengthen and ...

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Jiwon Choe Wins The Memsys Best Student Presentation Award

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Brown CS PhD student Jiwon Choe has just won the Best Student Presentation Award for her presentation “Attacking Memory-Hard Scrypt with Near-Data-Processing” (co-authored with Brown CS Professors Maurice Herlihy and R. Iris Bahar and Boston University Professor Tali Moreshet) at ...

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David Laidlaw Has Been Named To The IEEE Visualization Academy

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The IEEE VIS Conference is an annual conference held by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and is regarded as the foremost gathering of researchers focused on scientific visualization, information visualization, and visual analytics. This ...

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Amy Greenwald Gives A Keynote At UEMCON

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"Mechanism design," says Professor Amy Greenwald of Brown CS, "is the engineering branch of game theory, where knobs can be adjusted to achieve certain goals in multi-agent systems inhabited by strategic agents. For example, a network designer might ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Gives An Invited Talk At PWLConf (Recording Available)

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"I had the misfortune of having early success," says Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown CS. In a recent invited talk ("On the Expressive Power of Programming Languages") at Papers We Love Conference 2019, he shares some personal history ...

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Stefanie Tellex Has Been Promoted To Associate Professor With Tenure

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Brown CS is happy to announce that Stefanie Tellex has been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure, effective as of July 1, 2019. "This achievement," she says, "could not have happened without my amazing students and collaborators. I'm privileged to work with some ...

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