Brown CS News

Archive – May 2021

Students From HUGs Present Socially-Responsible AI Research At The exploreCSR Poster Session


Thanks to an exploreCSR award from Google, Professors Amy Greenwald, Jeff Huang, Daniel Ritchie (lead organizer of the project), and James Tompkin of Brown CS have spent the past semester deploying a program for college students from HUGs in CS that exposed them to socially-responsible ways that AI can be used to realize creative visions. Working virtually, students from around the country became …

Eli Upfal And Collaborators Receive ACM's Paris Kanellakis Theory And Practice Award


This week, Professor Eli Upfal of Brown CS and his collaborators received one of theoretical computer science's  highest honors, an award that also pays tribute to Eli's predecessor at Brown University. Together with Yossi Azar (Tel Aviv University), Andrei Broder (Google Research), Anna Karlin (University of Washington), and Michael Mitzenmacher (Harvard University), Upfal has won the Association …

Look Where Our 2021 Graduates Are Headed!


At this spring's Commencement ceremony, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brown CS presented undergraduate diplomas to 295 students. 18.9% of all Brown graduates earned CS degrees this year, up from 17.0% last year. Here are just a few of the places where our newest alums will be working:Ab InitioADPAmazonAmazon RoboticsAmgenAppleAsanaBank of AmericaBlizzard …

Twenty-Two Students Win Brown CS Senior Prizes


Brown CS has just announced that it has recognized 22 graduating seniors for their academic accomplishments as well as their service to the department this year.  Shira Abramovich, Stephanie Alvarado, Griffin Beels, Matthew Berg, Jessica Dai, Nam Do, Mary Dong, Kevin Du, Giselle Garcia, Symone Houston, Isa Milefchik, Casey Nelson, Amelia O'Halloran, Angel Rodriguez, Dylan Sam, …