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Brown CS Makes Responsible Computer Science An Integral Part Of Its Undergraduate Program

Computer science that benefits humanity, science that’s grounded in an awareness of its societal impact, has long been a Brown CS hallmark. Today, more than forty years after the founding of the department, global concern about the ethical and societal issues surrounding computing is greater than ever. This semester brings a new departmental initiative ...

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Malte Schwarzkopf Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

It could be said that Malte Schwarzkopf, who joins Brown CS as Assistant Professor this fall, prefers the long view, and perhaps the wide-angle lens: “Efficiency of datacenter systems is one of the major tracks of my research because the data center stack is important to all of us. Awake or asleep, hundreds of computers ...

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Brown CS Receives Two Awards At SIGMOD 2019

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This year's ACM SIGMOD (Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Management of Data) conference was held in Amsterdam, and members of the Brown CS community returned from the ...

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Brown CS Seeks Applicants For A Lecturer Position

We're seeking applicants for a faculty position at the rank of lecturer, senior lecturer, or distinguished senior lecturer. The initial appointment would be for a 3-year period (renewable with potential for promotion and longer-term contracts). This position is part of a major expansion plan for the department as it is increasing its roster by ...

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Undergrad Nishanth Kumar Wins Best Plenary Presentation At ILURS

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Nishanth Kumar is an Undergraduate Research Assistant in Brown CS Professor Stefanie Tellex's Humans 2 Robots Lab whose interests include robotics, artificial intelligence, and using hardware and software ...

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Huang Receives An Army Research Office Young Investigator Award For Predicting Emotion From Social Media

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Professor Jeff Huang of Brown CS has just received an Army Research Office Young Investigator Award, which is given to support the research and encourage the careers of outstanding young university faculty members. Jeff's Brown ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Gives A Plenary Talk At FCRC 2019 (Recording Available)

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"Computer science education," says Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown CS, "is a difficult and fascinating problem, sitting at the intersection of the technical and human." In a recent plenary talk ("The Role of Computer Science in Computer Science Education") on June 26 at ACM ...

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Sohini Ramachandran Receives A Presidential Early Career Award For Scientists And Engineers

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Professor Sohini Ramachandran of Brown University's Center for Computational Molecular Biology (she also serves as its Director) and Department of Computer Science has just received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists ...

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Kamara And Moataz Work With MongoDB To Analyze Its End-To-End Encryption

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"In today's security environment," says Professor Seny Kamara of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), "we believe it's necessary to have systems that fully encrypt the user's ...

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Brown CS Undergraduate Atsunobu Kotani Teaches Robots Handwriting And Drawing

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

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An algorithm developed by Brown University computer scientists enables robots to put pen to paper, writing words using stroke patterns similar to human handwriting. It’s a step, the ...

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