Brown CS News

Last update on .

Eli Upfal of this department has been elected a fellow of the IEEE. This designation is conferred by the IEEE board of directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields. Upfal was selected for contributions to theoretical aspects of computer science and engineering. Congratulations, Eli!

Last update on .

Tuesday, March 12, is the date for the spring general career fair, which CS co-sponsors with the Career Services office. Career Services has been looking for a new location on campus larger than Sayles Hall, but smaller than the Athletic Center, where it was last held. For this event they've settled on Alumnae Hall ...

Last update on .

One lunchtime a couple of weeks ago, on our way to the Athletic Center via Meeting St. (next to Wheeler's playing field), Trina Avery and Suzi Howe were thrilled to see a hawk eating his lunch--a grey squirrel (a fresh kill, which I regret we did not witness, although the meter maid did!). What ...

Last update on .

We're proud to announce that Brown undergraduates Harry Li ('02) and Rachel Weinstein ('02) have received Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's 2002 Outstanding Undergraduate Awards. These awards recognize undergraduate students majoring in computer science who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing research. In addition to evidence of significant ...

Last update on .

On 29 November 2001, at 4:00 p.m., the CS Department will host the first annual Paris Kanellakis lecture: Dr. Mihalis Yannakakis, of Avaya Laboratories, will speak on ``Progress in System Modeling and Testing.'' This lecture series honors Paris Kanellakis, a distinguished computer science theoretician who was an esteemed and beloved member of this ...

Last update on .

2001-1106.IPP.pngParticipants in 1 Nov 2001 IPP Symposium

Last Thursday our Industrial Partners Program held its 28th IPP Symposium, organized by Prof. Shriram Krishnamurthi, on `Component Software and Technologies'. Speakers came to Brown from Northeastern, IBM, University of Utah, GTECH, IBM, and Sun Microsystems. There were unusually lively discussions to accompany the usual wonderful food (especially ...

Last update on .

The Fall, 2001 issue of conduit! has just hit the stands; it's available at

http://www.cs.brown.edu/publications/conduit/

as are all previous issues back to its beginning in March, 1992.

This website is, in fact, a very impressive ten-year collection of articles on technical matters leavened with lighter pieces about the ...

Last update on .

Takeo Igarashi, a postdoc in the Graphics Group here working with John Hughes, hit the worldwide news today. The BBC News Online, no less (http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_1606000/1606175.stm), picked up a system he's to present at the ACM UIST (User Interface Software and Technology) conference in ...

Last update on .

NSF has awarded three more Information Technology Research (ITR) grants to researchers in this department.

First, Michael Black was granted $446K over three years for ``The Computer Science of Biologically Embedded Systems'', work done in conjunction with John Donoghue (Biomed-Neuroscience) and Lucien Bienenstock (Division of Applied Mathematics). Michael's abstract states, `` Biologically embedded systems that ...

Yearly archives