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Iris Bahar Wins The Marie R. Pistilli Women In Electronic Design Award

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"I'm very honored to be receiving this award," says R. Iris Bahar, Professor of Engineering and Computer Science at Brown University, upon hearing that she's just won the Marie R. Pistilli Women in Electronic Design Award. "I ...

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Doug Woos Joins Brown CS As Lecturer

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Doug Woos sees some of the rationale for his interest in academia originating with his passion for moral and political philosophy. "The best attitude for a philosophy class," he says, "is to read a text and buy into it for the entire duration ...

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Twenty-Seven Students Win Brown CS Senior Prizes

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Brown CS has just announced that it will recognize 27 graduating seniors for their achievements at Commencement in May. Michael Ball, Laura Blackstone, Isaiah Brand, Leslie Bresnahan, Jonathan Chemburkar, Joshua Chipman, Loudon Cohen, Grant Fong, Montana ...

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George Konidaris Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Autonomous Robotic Learning

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"Robotics is no longer primarily a hardware problem, but largely one of software," says Professor George Konidaris of Brown CS. "We already have highly physically capable robots, but our ...

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Brown CS Students Return To The Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

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On March 21, team Brown Secure '19, composed of Brown CS students Nicole Cheng, Manuel Gorotiza, Willem Speckmann, and Angela Zhuo, and coached by Professor John Savage, competed in the ...

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Brown CS Student Liyaan Maskati Wins The Association For Women In Mathematics Student Essay Contest For Writing About Ellie Pavlick

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“There are a lot of aspects of language that are really complex and humans are really good at picking up on those nuances, and machines are really not,” says Brown CS Professor Ellie Pavlick. “I love working on [something] so ...

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Brown CS Alums Jacob Beck And Zoe Papakipos Have Been Published In New Scientist For Work On Autonomous Driving

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In the current day and age, self-driving cars are perhaps one of the most promising technologies on the horizon. With the potential to dramatically improve traffic planning, fuel efficiency, and productivity, it’s easy to understand the excitement surrounding ...

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UCSB Looks To The Brown CS UTA Program For Best Practices

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"Even today," says Diba Mirza, faculty in Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), "there is a prevailing assumption that only graduate students are qualified to work as Teaching Assistants in ...

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Alums In Academia: Brown CS Alum Michael Horn Makes An Impact On The Learning Sciences Field

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“The 90’s were a really interesting time to be a computer science undergraduate,” laughs Brown CS alum Michael Horn ‘97, as he remembers his earlier years at the University. “The web was just beginning to come into its own ...

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Bootstrap Builds Capacity With A Siegel Family Endowment Gift

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"The Bootstrap curriculum stands out from the numerous computer science and computational thinking curricula that have cropped up in recent years," says Thea Charles, Head of Knowledge and Impact at Siegel Family Endowment (SFE), which is making a ...

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