Brown CS News

Archive – 2020

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


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 collaborations. This year, only three of the 36 awards were in the areas of computer science or …

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


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, system and network management and troubleshooting, cloud and edge computing, security, privacy, and trust, …

Brown CS Faculty And Alums Win Facebook Privacy Research Awards


Facebook recently announced the recipients of their research awards on privacy-preserving technologies and the role of applied cryptography in a privacy-focused advertising ecosystem.  Out of 164 proposals submitted, Facebook chose 14 winners, which include a Brown CS faculty member and two alums. A third alum was a finalist in the competition.Alum Foteini …