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Watch A Recording Of The Brown CS Town Hall (Brown Login Required)

Last night, the Brown CS community started the semester with a virtual town hall where students learned about upcoming events and deadlines, met new faculty members who talked about the latest courses they’ll be teaching, found out more about research opportunities, and had questions answered.

You can watch a recording here (Brown login required ...

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Andrea Greene-Horace And Yanling He Win NextGen Scholarships

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Two students from Brown University, Andrea Greene-Horace and Yanling He, have just received the CrowdStrike Foundation's NextGen Scholarship, which supports the development of the next generation of talent and leadership in cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. No more than six of these scholarships ...

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Chen Sun Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

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“The most successful computer vision algorithms of the last few years,” says Chen Sun, “were all built on top of supervised deep learning, where big data and powerful computing devices are the key factors. I’m interested in making machines ...

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Stefanie Tellex Brings A Drone-Based Robotics Class To Local High Schools

by Kevin Stacey (Senior Writer, Physical Sciences)

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Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to a Brown University professor, a high-flying new robotics curriculum is coming to high schools across Rhode Island. 

The curriculum ...

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Seny Kamara Keynotes CRYPTO 2020 With

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"As a disclaimer," says Professor Seny Kamara of Brown CS, "I want to say that this is not a technical talk...so what am I doing here? Why am I giving a talk at CRYPTO if I ...

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Vasileios Kemerlis Wins The DIMVA Outstanding Reviewer Award

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Within days of earning a Greek Diaspora Fellowship for work with Internet of Things software hardening, Professor Vasileios P. Kemerlis of Brown CS is making news again. This time, he's won the DIMVA 2020 Outstanding ...

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Vasileios Kemerlis Wins A Greek Diaspora Fellowship For Internet Of Things Software Hardening

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Since the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP) began four years ago, it's provided 123 fellowships to create brain circulation between Greek universities and universities abroad, strengthening capacity at the host institutions and developing long-term, mutually-beneficial ...

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Rodrigo Fonseca Wins The USENIX Community Award For Characterizing And Optimizing A Large Serverless Workload

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Held virtually this year, the USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC) brings together leading systems researchers for the presentation of cutting-edge systems research and the opportunity to gain insight into a wealth of must-know topics, including virtualization ...

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Srinath Sridhar Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

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This fall, Srinath Sridhar joins Brown University’s Department of Computer Science as assistant professor. He’s the newest hire in the multi-year CS With Impact campaign, the largest expansion in Brown CS history. Currently a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford ...

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Kathi Fisler Will Discuss COVID And K-12 Data Science At The Futures Forum On Learning

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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education at a seldom-seen scale, affecting students and teachers around the world and triggering a learning crisis. In response, next week's Futures Forum on Learning (organized by Schmidt Futures) will ...

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