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Archive – December 2015

Brown CS Officially Launches A $10M Fundraising Campaign For An Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Endowment

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science has just announced the official launch of a fundraising campaign to build a $10,000,000 endowment for our Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) program. Using Kickstarter-like grassroots methods usually seen in the technology sector (donors are able to name UTAships and Head UTAships at the $50,000 and $100,000 level), the campaign …

Brown CS Announces The $10,000 Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is glad to announce a significant milestone in the continued growth of our undergraduate research program. A generous gift from Peter Norvig '78 PhD '16 has established the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to support an undergraduate engaged in an intensive faculty-student summer research …

Stefanie Tellex And John Oberlin's Award-Winning Video Earns Brown CS A New Baxter Robot

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by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)Brown University’s Humans to Robots Lab is about to get a new robot, thanks to Stefanie Tellex’s video-making skills.Tellex, assistant professor of computer science and the lab’s principal investigator, entered the Rethink Robotics Video Challenge. The Boston-based company asked users of its “Baxter” robot to …

Shafi Goldwasser To Deliver The 15th Annual Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture On December 16

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Shafi Goldwasser of MIT and the Weizmann Institute of Science will deliver the Fifteenth Annual Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 4 PM in Room 368 of the Thomas J. Watson Sr. Center for Information Technology at Brown University's Department of Computer Science. A reception will follow.

This lecture series honors …

Brown CS Announces A Search For Data Science Postdoctoral Fellows

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science seeks applicants for several Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Data Science. The fellows will join a highly multidisciplinary team of Brown faculty, representing the Applied Mathematics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, and Mathematics departments as well as a broad range of other disciplines.Fellows will have an appointment in one the four …

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