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On April 12, 2011, John Savage served as a witness and gave testimony before a Senate Judiciary Committee on “Cyber Security: Responding to the Threat of Cyber Crime and Terrorism.”

According to John, “The problem of making our computers, networks and applications safe from attack is unsolved and probably will remain so for several ...

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Computer Science Ph.D. students Michael Hughes and Layla Oesper recently received fellowships from the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program, a prestigious and highly competitive program. In addition, two other Ph.D. students, Andrew Ferguson and Brian Thomas, received honorable mentions.

Michael Hughes investigates machine learning algorithms for processing multimedia such as text ...

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Rodrigo Fonseca recently received a $15,000 Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Award from Brown University and a $148,000 Collaborative Research Award from the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC).

Rodrigo's project funded by the Salomon Award is in on the subject of “Energy Efficiency Exploration in Sensory Network Protocols.” ...

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“Improving data quality is crucial, because if a human genome cannot be independently assembled then the sequence data cannot be sorted into the two sets of parental chromosomes, or haplotypes. This process haplotype phasing will become one of the most useful tools in genomic medicine. Establishing the complete set of genetic information that we received ...

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Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more articles click here.

Ben Raphael and his collaborators at Washington University in St. Louis have been awarded a five-year year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in the expected amount of $2.5 million, for their project “Computational Approaches ...

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2011-0301.bootstrap.pngKurt Spindler, right, and Shaopeng Zhang work with Diamon Curry, a student at Gilbert Stuart Middle School, during a lesson on programming. Credit: Mike Cohea/Brown University

By Richard Lewis

Community outreach connects Brown CS students to the Providence area. For more articles on how Brown CS students inspire and lead members of the greater ...

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Undergraduate student Adrian Vladu was recently selected as a finalist in the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Award competition for 2011.

Adrian’s main academic interests are centered around theoretical computer science, with a focus on algorithms and data structures. He has researched the problem of producing a global ranking of items given pairwise ranking ...

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Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more articles click here.

Ben Raphael is the latest faculty recipient of an NSF CAREER award, a highly selective grant that the National Science Foundation awards to junior faculty members who are likely to become academic leaders of the future.

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The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently elevated Philip Klein to Fellow for his work in graph and network algorithms.

Philip, who joined the department in 1989, focuses on algorithms, especially for optimization and for graphs. He is the recipient of the 2007 Philip J. Bray Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Sciences. He ...

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Carleton Coffrin, a Ph.D. student working with Pascal Van Hentenryck, was chosen as one of six finalists in the ...