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Michael Littman Receives Brown's Presidential Faculty Award

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Out of more than 700 faculty members, two are chosen each year for Brown University's Presidential Faculty Award, and this semester, President Christina Paxson selected Professor Michael Littman of the Department of Computer Science (Brown ...

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Steven P. Reiss Wins The VISSOFT 2018 Most Influential Paper Award

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VISSOFT 2018, the Sixth IEEE Working Conference on Software Visualization, was held last week in Madrid, Spain, and Professor Steven P. Reiss of Brown CS took home the Most Influential Paper Award for research ...

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Applications Are Open For The Pausch Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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Brown CS is glad to announce that applications are open for the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to support an undergraduate engaged in an intensive ...

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Distinguished Lecture: Jennifer Rexford Analyzes Successful Collaboration In Computer Networking Interdisciplinary Work

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Professor Jennifer Rexford of Princeton University visited the CIT last week to address Brown CS and deliver the thirty-sixth lecture ("Hitting the Nail on the Head: Interdisciplinary Research in Computer Networking") in the Distinguished Lecture Series. Expanding on the metaphor ...

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Brown CS Seeks Applicants For Lecturer Positions

The Department of Computer Science at Brown University seeks applicants for multiple faculty positions 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). These positions are a part of a major expansion plan for the department ...

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by Kevin Stacey (Science News Writer, Physical Sciences)

The eighth floor of Brown’s Sciences Library, home of the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative labs, is buzzing this summer.

There’s the figurative buzz of students working feverishly on summer ...

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Tim Nelson Has Been Promoted To Assistant Professor (Research)

An unexamined life may or may not be worth living, but it's clear that Tim Nelson, who has just been promoted to Brown CS Assistant Professor (Research), isn't leading one. In an hour-long interview, his reflections on our field repeatedly evoke the challenges that almost all students face in their early days of ...

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Tellex's Outreach Inspires A High School Student To Study CS, Then Teach

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"These are kids who would never have seen a real robotics lab otherwise," says Annalisa Marchessault, Pre-Engineering Instructor at Providence Career and Technical Academy (PCTA), one of New England's premier technical high schools. "Many of them don't even ...

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Stephen Bach Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

Imagine that you're the Chief of Surgery for a major hospital. Dozens of patients are being operated on every day, using a variety of techniques. If you wanted to find out which surgery was most effective on patients with similar problems, you might start with their medical records, looking at things like post-surgery pain ...

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Natalie Reed Becomes Brown's Tenth Google Women Techmakers Scholar

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has made it our mission to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment in which all students, faculty, and staff can ...