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Brown CS Alums Dylan Field And Evan Wallace Named INC 2019 Rising Stars

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“My big vision is making design accessible to everyone,” explains Brown CS alum and co-founder/CEO of Figma, Dylan Fields, “and I want the tools to be simple and powerful.” This dream is quickly becoming a reality, as both ...

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Lilika Markatou Wins An ISC Best Student Paper Award

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Brown CS PhD student Evangelia Anna (Lilika) Markatou has just won the Best Student Paper Award for her paper “Full Database Reconstruction with Access and Search Pattern Leakage” (coauthored with her advisor, Professor Roberto Tamassia) presented at ...

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Brown CS Alum danah boyd Wins An Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award

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Founded almost thirty years ago, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is one of the leading nonprofit organizations defending civil liberties in the digital world. In 1992, they established their Pioneer Award to recognize leaders on the electronic ...

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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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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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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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Krishnamurthi And van Dam Win SIGSOFT And SIGGRAPH Educator Awards

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Within the span of a single year, Brown CS faculty members have won two of the field's highest distinctions for teaching: Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi received the SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award and Professor Andy ...

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Michael Littman Has Been Named An ACM Fellow

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In a ceremony on June 15, 2019, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and professional computing society, elevated Professor Michael Littman of Brown CS to the rank of Fellow, the organization's highest ...

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Robert Sedgewick, Brown Alum And Former Faculty Member, Wins ACM's Outstanding Educator Award

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In a ceremony on June 15, 2019, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and professional computing society, presented Robert Sedgewick (William O ...