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Sridhar Ramaswamy Gives The 20th Annual Kanellakis Memorial Lecture

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The Paris C. Kanellakis Memorial Lecture, a 20-year tradition, honors Paris Kanellakis, a distinguished computer scientist who was an esteemed and beloved member of the Brown CS community. Paris came to Brown in 1981 and became a ...

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Putting Socially Responsible Computing At The Heart Of Our Undergraduate Experience

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A little over a year ago, Brown CS launched the pilot version of the Socially Responsible Computing program, which puts societal and ethical issues at the heart of our undergraduate experience. For decades, we’ve been examining the computer scientist’s ...

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Einblick, Spawned From Brown/MIT Research, Debuts With A New Visual Data Computing Platform

Click the links that follow for more news about Tim Kraska, Eli Upfal, and other recent accomplishments by our facultystudents, and alums.

Last week, the product of more than a half-decade of research by Brown University and MIT came to light. Einblick, which has secured $6 million in seed funding from investors, is offering ...

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Alum Entrepreneurs: Geneviève Patterson Brings AI-Powered Video Editing To Millions

Click the links that follow for more news about Geneviève Patterson, recent accomplishments by our alums, and their diverse career paths.

Geneviève Patterson is wasting no time. Four years after earning her doctorate from Brown CS, she's sold her video editing app company (Trash, co-founded with Hannah Donovan) to photo and video editing app ...

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Brown CS Alum Mneera Abdullah Saud Is A 2021 Rhodes Scholar

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“I owe this opportunity to my professors, friends, and mentors: I’m incredibly grateful that I’ve had the privilege of learning from them while at Brown, and I know this would not have ...

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Brown CS Holds Our 5th Annual Research Open House (Recording Available)

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Held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown CS welcomed students to our fifth annual CS Research Open House last week. Hosted by the Meta-Undergraduate Research Assistants (MURAs), it offered students an ...

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A New Brown CS Program: Researching Socially-Responsible AI With Students From HUGs

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At Brown CS and around the globe, interest in AI and related topics is soaring. CSCI 1470 Deep Learning, only a few years old, today has ...

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Brown CS Alum's Charity Gives K-12 Teachers A Second Monitor To Help During COVID

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In the middle of a pandemic, some Brown CS alums found a new opportunity to give back. 

Inspired by a neighbor who bought a second monitor to help his mother teach ...

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Brown CS PhD Students Help Underrepresented Candidates Apply To CS PhD Programs

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Applying to a doctoral program can be challenging for anyone, and for applicants from historically underrepresented groups (HUGs) who may not have adequate access to research experiences or mentors ...

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Brown CS Alum Brian Christian's Third Book Addresses Machine Learning And Human Values

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In his newly-released third book, The Alignment Problem, Brown CS alum Brian Christian returns to the intersection of computer science with human ethics and thought. Already winning praise from experts such as Cathy O'Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction ...

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