Brown CS News

Archive – 2021

R. Iris Bahar Gives A Keynote At ASAP 2021

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"Technological advancements have led to a proliferation of machine learning systems to assist humans in a wide range of tasks," writes Professor R. Iris Bahar of Brown CS. "However, we are still far from accurate, reliable, and resource-efficient operations for many of these systems. Despite the strengths of convolutional neural …

Leonhard Spiegelberg Wins A Facebook Fellowship

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Brown CS  PhD student  Leonhard Spiegelberg has received a Facebook Fellowship for his research on systems for big data analytics. His paper “Tuplex: Data Science in Python at Native Code Speed”  was also published at the ACM Special Interest Group on Management of Data conference.The Facebook Fellowship provides awards to …

Learnable.ai, Cofounded By Brown CS Alum Guan Wang, Is Named A World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer

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Learnable.ai, co-founded by Brown CS alum Guan "Royal" Wang, is a human-centered artificial intelligence (AI) company. Originating from the Harvard Innovation Lab, it provides fully-automated grading AI for K-12 subjects, application programming interfaces for optical character recognition, AI-driven financial products, and other personalized services. Last month, it was named a Technology Pioneer by the …

Sohini Ramachandran Receives The Philip J. Bray Award For Excellence In Teaching In The Physical Sciences

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Professor Sohini Ramachandran of Brown University's Center for Computational Molecular Biology  and Brown CS has just been awarded the Philip J. Bray Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Physical Sciences.Each year the Dean of the Faculty gives out five different awards to recognize continued excellence in teaching. The Philip …

Milda Zizyte Joins Brown CS As Lecturer

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Milda Zizyte has just joined Brown CS as our newest lecturer. She’s the latest hire in the multi-year CS With Impact campaign, the most significant expansion in Brown CS history. Asked about her heroes in life, she says, “It’s kind of a cliché but also not – I’m inspired by …

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