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Brown And RISD Undergrads Win A $40K Challenge By Analog Devices, MassRobotics

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In the inaugural Analog Devices Real-Time Sensor Fusion Challenge, sponsored by MassRobotics, teams from Massachusetts and Rhode Island were invited to compete and submit projects that fuse at least two sensor inputs, using the Robot Operating System (ROS) to create a ...

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Brown CS Faculty And Alums Win Facebook Privacy Research Awards

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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 ...

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Eleanor Avril Wins The Norman K. Meyrowitz '81 Award

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science has just announced that Eleanor Avril, a Brown CS student and one of the four Meta-TAs who coordinate the Undergraduate Teaching Assistant program, has just won the Norman ...

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Theophilus Benson Co-Authors The EuroSys 2019 Best Student Paper

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Brown CS Professor Theophilus “Theo” Benson has just won the Eurosys  Best Student Paper Award for co-authoring the paper, “Efficient and Safe Network Updates with Suffix Causal Consistency” (authored by University of North Carolina Chapel Hill ...

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Michael Littman Has Been Named An AAAS Leshner Fellow

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Brown CS Professor Michael Littman has just been named a Leshner Fellow focusing on Artificial Intelligence by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Each year, the AAAS selects leaders from disciplines at the ...

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Kai Wang Wins An Adobe Research Fellowship

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Brown CS PhD student Kai Wang has just received an Adobe Research Fellowship for his research in automating design of structures and layouts. His work currently centers on bridging computer graphics and machine learning ...

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Bayazit, Galgana, Kumar, And Safranchik Win CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honorable Mentions

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The Computing Research Association (CRA) is a coalition of more than 200 organizations with the mission of enhancing innovation by joining with industry, government, and academia to strengthen research ...

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Brown Executive Master In Cybersecurity Alum Ernesto Zaldivar Is A Finalist For The Bracken Bower Prize

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Hoping to encourage young authors to tackle emerging business themes, the Financial Times and McKinsey and Company first awarded the Bracken Bower Prize in 2014. The award is given to the best business book proposal by an ...

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Krishnamurthi And Multiple Alums Win An OOPSLA Most Influential Paper Award For Flapjax

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"Two weeks before the OOPSLA 2009 deadline," remembers Brown CS alum Arjun Guha (now Associate Professor of Computer Science at University of Massachusetts, Amherst), "Shriram declared that it was time to actually write a Flapjax ...

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Brown CS Alum Evan Wallace Has Been Named An INC 2019 Rising Star

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“My big vision is making design accessible to everyone,” explains co-founder/CEO of Figma, Dylan Fields, “and I want the tools to be simple and powerful.” This dream is quickly becoming a reality, as both Dylan and Brown CS ...