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Twenty-Seven Students Win Brown CS Senior Prizes

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Brown CS has just announced that it will recognize 27 graduating seniors for their achievements at Commencement in May. Michael Ball, Laura Blackstone, Isaiah Brand, Leslie Bresnahan, Jonathan Chemburkar, Joshua Chipman, Loudon Cohen, Grant Fong, Montana ...

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Brown CS Student Liyaan Maskati Wins The Association For Women In Mathematics Student Essay Contest For Writing About Ellie Pavlick

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“There are a lot of aspects of language that are really complex and humans are really good at picking up on those nuances, and machines are really not,” says Brown CS Professor Ellie Pavlick. “I love working on [something] so ...

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Alum Adventures: Brown CS Alums David Simons, Daniel Wilk, And Michael Natkin Have Won An Academy Award For Work On Adobe After Effects

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“We knew the odds were against us,” laughs Brown CS alum Dave Simons ’90, “but the idealism of four recent college graduates trumped the 90% failure rate we were warned about.” Nearly 30 years later, it seems this idealism ...

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Evan Cater Wins The Randy F. Pausch Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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The Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, given this year to Evan Cater to support his work with Brown CS Professor Michael Littman, recognizes strong ...

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Jesse Polhemus Wins A Brown University Excellence Award

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Integral to the success of Brown CS are the dedicated and hard-working staff members who show tireless commitment to improving the CS community. Recently, this effort was recognized when Communications Outreach Specialist Jesse Polhemus was awarded the 2018 Brown ...

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danah boyd Has Been Named Among Forbes Top 50 Women In Tech

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The Forbes 2018 Inaugural Top 50 Women In Technology identifies three generations of forward-thinking technologists leading more than a dozen tech sectors across the globe. Honoring the top tech “Moguls, Founders, Engineers, Innovators and Warriors” in the world, this ...

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Nakul Gopalan, Eric Rosen, Daniel Ullman, And David Whitney Win The Hyundai Visionary Challenge

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The Hyundai Visionary Challenge is a competition to ignite learning, exploration, and development in the realm of smart mobility. It’s meant to accelerate research innovations in smart mobility that drive the creation of sustainable cities across ...

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Alum Adventures: Meredith Ringel Morris And Eric Horvitz Win The UIST Lasting Impact Award

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“We live in an era of fake news,” explains Brown CS  alum Meredith Ringel Morris ‘01, “and there’s this huge idea of trustworthiness when searching for information, and my research focuses on this process of search.” Currently working as ...

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A Team Led By Brown CS Master's Alum Prabhat Breaks The Exaflop Barrier And Wins ACM's Gordon Bell Prize

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"The CS community has talked about Exascale computing for a decade," says Brown CS Master's alum Prabhat, who recently received the ACM Gordon Bell Prize with colleagues from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and NVIDIA, "and I'm thrilled that ...

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Servan-Schreiber, Riondato, And Zgraggen Have Been Named Runners-Up For ICDM's Best Student Paper Award

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The IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) has established itself as the world’s premier research conference in data mining and analytics. The conference covers aspects of data mining, including algorithms, software, systems and applications ...