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Lauren Ho And Nina Polshakova Earn KPCB Fellowships

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The Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers (KPCB) Engineering Fellows Program is one of technology’s most prestigious fellowships, with only 51 students chosen in 2018 from a pool of almost 3,000. This year, undergraduate students Lauren Ho and ...

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Amy Greenwald And Seny Kamara Receive Promotions

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is happy to announce that pending the anticipated approval of the Corporation of Brown, Amy Greenwald will be promoted to the rank of Full Professor and Seny Kamara will ...

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Krishnamurthi's Article On Programming Languages Is The Communications Of The ACM Cover Story

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"Though my head is often in security, networking, formal methods, and HCI," says Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), "my heart is in programming languages." He now gets to share his latest thoughts on the subject ...

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Seny Kamara Co-Authors An NAS Report On Encryption

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Just over a year ago, Professor Seny Kamara of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), along with 13 other experts from academia and industry, was appointed to a new committee created by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). The ...

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Brown CS Hits Maximum Attendance In Herlihy's New Blockchains Course

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"Originally, this class was intended to be a quiet graduate seminar with about ten people," says Professor Maurice Herlihy of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS). He's talking about a class of his ...

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Distinguished Lecture: Elizabeth Mynatt Looks At Ubiquitous Computing's Power To Transform Healthcare

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Professor Elizabeth Mynatt of Georgia Institute of Technology visited the CIT last week to address Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) and deliver the thirty-fifth lecture in the Distinguished Lecture Series. Using a retrospective of her research ...

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Karamcheti, Porncharoenwase, And Rosen Win CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honorable Mentions

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The Computing Research Association (CRA) is a coalition of more than 200 organizations with the mission of enhancing innovation by joining with industry, government and academia to strengthen research and advanced education in computing. Every year, they ...

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George Konidaris Helps Robots Think And Plan In The Abstract

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Researchers from Brown University and MIT have developed a method for helping robots plan for multi-step tasks by constructing abstract representations of the world around them. Their study, published in the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, is a step toward building robots that can think and act ...

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Looking at Professor Konrad Rieck of Technische Universität Braunschweig's list of Influential Security Papers, Brown CS research in the field has clearly withstood the test of time. The list ranks papers published at ...

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An Inflection Point: HCRI Looks Ahead To SIRoS 3

“SIRoS 1 was when the question really struck me,” remembers HCRI Co-Director, Professor Michael Littman of Brown CS. “How do we keep the value of humans, of people, from declining? We’ve known for a long time that we’re at an inflection point, and the first SIRoS really drove the point home for me ...

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