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Rhode Island Robot Block Party Returns On April 13

The robots return! Rhode Island Robot Block Party will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 12-4 PM at the WaterFire Arts Center (475 Valley Street).

The event, an expo founded by the Rhode Island Students of the Future in partnership with Brown University's Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative and Brown CS, highlights the ...

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Alum Adventures: Meredith Ringel Morris and Eric Horvitz Win The UIST Lasting Impact Award

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“We live in an era of fake news,” explains Brown CS  alum Meredith Ringel Morris ‘01, “and there’s this huge idea of trustworthiness when searching for information, and my research focuses on this process of search.” Currently working as ...

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IGT Celebrates Don Stanford As He Makes A Major Career Transition

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Adjunct Professor Donald L. Stanford of Brown CS is making a major transition in a career that's been marked by profound impact in the technology sector, education, and service to his community. Two weeks ago, he retired from his role ...

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Brown CS Seeks A Grants And Financial Specialist

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The Department of Computer Science at Brown University seeks applicants for a Grants and Financial Specialist who will independently manage all matters pertaining to grants administration, both financial and administrative, and will have financial oversight and administrative responsibility for the sponsored projects ...

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A Team Led By Brown CS Master's Alum Prabhat Breaks The Exaflop Barrier And Wins ACM's Gordon Bell Prize

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"The CS community has talked about Exascale computing for a decade," says Brown CS Master's alum Prabhat, who recently received the ACM Gordon Bell Prize with colleagues from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and NVIDIA, "and I'm thrilled that ...

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The John E. Savage Endowed Professorship Kicks Off Brown's CS With Impact Fundraising Campaign

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"The world is changing rapidly," says Brown University's John Savage, An Wang Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, "and to address our society's grand challenges, we need to engage in outreach."

"Take the example," he says, "of national security in the early ...

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Colleagues Salute John Savage As He Reviews The

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On the afternoon of December 13, 2018, friends and colleagues gathered in the CIT to honor Professor John Savage, one of the co-founders of Brown CS, as he gave a lecture ("Cyber Security: A Societal Grand Challenge") that drew from a career of more ...

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The Biggest Expansion In Brown CS History: CS With Impact

In an endeavor to increase opportunities for students and broaden excellence in research and teaching, Brown University will expand its Department of Computer Science over the next five years, adding 10 tenure track faculty members and five lecturers, as well as boosting support for collaborative, high-impact research.

The expansion, the largest in the 40-year history ...

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Servan-Schreiber, Riondato, And Zgraggen Have Been Named Runners-Up For ICDM's Best Student Paper Award

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The IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) has established itself as the world’s premier research conference in data mining and analytics. The conference covers aspects of data mining, including algorithms, software, systems and applications ...

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Theophilus Benson Is Named Runner-Up At ACM SIGCOMM Workshop

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“In recent years, many techniques have been developed to improve the performance and efficiency of data center networks,” writes Professor Theophilus “Theo” Benson of Brown CS, as he explains the significance of his most recent paper ...

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