Archive – January 2018

Brown CS Faculty And Alums Have Written Some Of The Most Cited Security Papers Of The Past Three Decades

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about C. Christopher Erway, Alptekin Küpçü, Seny Kamara, and Roberto Tamassia. Looking at Professor Konrad Rieck of Technische Universität Braunschweig's list of Influential Security Papers, Brown CS research in the field has clearly withstood the test of time. The list ranks papers published at the four top-tier security conferences, …

An Inflection Point: HCRI Looks Ahead To SIRoS 3


“SIRoS 1 was when the question really struck me,” remembers HCRI Co-Director, Professor Michael Littman of Brown CS. “How do we keep the value of humans, of people, from declining? We’ve known for a long time that we’re at an inflection point, and the first SIRoS really drove the point …

Kamara, Moataz, And Zhu Use Structured Encryption To Create Pixek, Offering Searchable Privacy For Digital Photos


Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about Seny Kamara and Tarik Moataz.Security breach by security breach, data leak by data leak, digital privacy is becoming a household phrase, but for many people, putting a four-digit passcode on their smart phone is the extent of their security measures. Just this week, researchers …

Shriram Krishnamurthi Will Co-Lead The Communications Of The ACM Research Highlights Editorial Board


Click the link that follows for more Brown CS content about Shriram Krishnamurthi.Only a few months after joining the Editorial Board of the Research Highlights section of Communications of the ACM (CACM-RH),  Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has been asked to co-Chair the group. CACM-RH is devoted to publishing the most …

Toymaker: A New Seven-Minute Animated Short From Brown CS


It’s half past noon in CIT 368 on May 18, 2017. After fourteen years of Senior Lecturer Barbara Meier’s computer animation classes at Brown, after months of focused effort, we have something very new, a first: Toymaker, a seven-minute animated short.Every seat is full, and much of the floor. The …

Vasileios Kemerlis Wins A $3.2M Grant For OS Kernel Protection


Click the link that follows for more Brown CS content about Vasileios Kemerlis.Bloating, or adding unnecessary functionality to software that damages its performance or ease of use, probably started very soon after the first program was written. For most of us, the reaction is mostly frustration: we only want to make …