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George Konidaris Wins Brown's Romer Prize For Undergraduate Advising And Mentoring

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Professor George Konidaris of Brown CS has just been awarded the Karen T. Romer Prize for Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring. This award, selected by a committee of ...

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

Click the links that follow for more news about diversity and inclusion at Brown CS, exploreCSRour Socially Responsible Computing programAmy GreenwaldJeff HuangDaniel RitchieJames Tompkin, or other recent accomplishments by our students and faculty.

Thanks to an exploreCSR award from Google, Professors Amy GreenwaldJeff HuangDaniel Ritchie (lead organizer of ...

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

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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 ...

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Look Where Our 2021 Graduates Are Headed!

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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 ...

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Scientific Computing Technology Should Help All, Kamara Tells Congress

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by Kevin Stacey (Senior Writer, Physical Sciences)

Later this year, the U.S. is expected to switch on the nation’s first exascale supercomputers, which will be capable of performing one quintillion ...

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Twenty-Two Students Win Brown CS Senior Prizes

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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 ...

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Cousins, Lim, Martinez, Wrenn, And Zamanian Win University And ACM Distinctions

Click the links that follow for more news about Cyrus Cousins, Jack Wrenn, and Erfan Zamanian and other recent accomplishments by our students.

The close of the Spring, 2021 semester has brought a number of new honors for Brown CS. Five students earned distinctions for their academic achievement, their dissertations, and their professional and teaching ...

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Brown University Launches A Fully Online Master Of Science In Cybersecurity

Brown University has just announced a new degree program that provides graduates with a sophisticated technical understanding of cybersecurity and the ability to communicate topics in the field to both technical and non-technical audiences. Offered entirely online, the Master of Science in Cybersecurity allows students worldwide to study at Brown without leaving home, taking the ...

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Alum Dr. Barbara Gershon Ryder (Brown 1969) Wins NCWIT's Harrold And Notkin Research And Graduate Mentoring Award

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"Dr. Ryder is a high achiever in her research, mentoring and diversity service," notes Professor and Department Head Calvin J. Ribbens of Virginia Tech in his recommendation letter for Brown CS alum Barbara Ryder. "As the first woman ...

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Ross Briden And Zachary Espiritu Win The Randy F. Pausch Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award

Click the links that follow for more news items about Stephen Bach, Zachary EspirituPeter NorvigRoberto Tamassia, and the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award.

The Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, given this year to Ross Briden and Zachary Espiritu to support their work with ...