Recent Accomplishments By Brown CS Faculty


Members of the Brown CS faculty have made historic contributions to global cybersecurity and nuclear non-proliferation, launched a world-class virtual reality environment, played a major role in the expansion of K-12 computer science education, and received honors from sources as diverse as Wired UK and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

These are just a handful of stories from only recent years (visit Brown CS News and Brown CS Blog for others). Click any link below to read the full article.   


Robert Y. Lewis Co-Founds A New Formalized Mathematics Journal

Brown CS Earns Four Honors, Including First And Second Place, At The Brown Venture Prize Entrepreneurship Competition

Maurice Herlihy Gives A Keynote At The International Symposium On Stabilization, Safety, And Security Of Distributed Systems And A Seminar Talk At Stevens Institute

Michael Littman’s New Series Of Educational Videos Explores Weird, Wondrous CS

John Hughes Ranks In The Top 0.21% Of Stack Exchange’s Math Users

The Brown Daily Herald Meets CSCI 0150's New AI-Powered Chatbot Teaching Assistant


Yong Zheng-Xin, Cristina Menghini, And Stephen Bach Earn A Socially Responsible Language Modelling Research (SoLaR) Best Paper Award

Vasileios Kemerlis Receives The 2023 ACM CCS Top Reviewer Award

Michael Littman's New Book Recommends That We "Code To Joy" In A New Age Of Programming

Michael Littman Receives The AAAI/EAAI Patrick Henry Winston Outstanding Educator Award

John Savage Co-Authors A New Book: "Security In The Cyber Age"

DIMACS Workshop Bridges LLMs And Game Theory

15 Of 88 Picks For Volume Two Of SIGGRAPH's "Seminal Graphics Papers" Have A Brown CS Connection

Brown CS, DSI, And CNTR Receive A Grant To Reimagine Socially Responsible Computing Education For Students From High School Through College

Ntousakis, Kemerlis, Vasilakis, And Collaborators Win The ACM ASIACCS ‘23 Distinguished Paper Award

Malte Schwarzkopf Receives A Hazeltine Citation For Excellence In Teaching, Guidance, And Support

Eli Upfal And Collaborators Receive A 2023 RECOMB Test Of Time Award

Brown Professor To Receive IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award

Andy van Dam Will Speak At The 50th SIGGRAPH Conference

Malte Schwarzkopf Receives A 2023 EuroSys Test Of Time Award

Kathi Fisler And Shriram Krishnamurthi Receive SIGPLAN’s Distinguished Educator Award

Philip Klein And Brown CS Alums Receive The 2023 STOC Test Of Time Award

Anna Lysyanskaya Receives A Named Chair

Brown CS Will Host HotOS 2023, Bringing The World’s Top Systems Researchers To Campus

Barbara Meier Has Been Promoted To Distinguished Senior Lecturer

Suresh Venkatasubramanian Joins The AI Governance Center Advisory Board For The International Association Of Privacy Professionals

Ugur Cetintemel Receives Brown University's President's Award For Excellence In Faculty Governance

Anna Lysyanskaya Receives A Peter G. Peterson Foundation Pandemic Response Policy Research Fund Award

Chen Sun Receives A Salomon Award For Learning From Astronaut Spacewalk Videos

Brown CS Alum Ani Kristo And Collaborators Are 2022 Sort Benchmark Winners

Kathi Fisler Talks Socially Responsible Computing At The Inaugural Embedded Ethics Conference

Vasileios Kemerlis Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Adaptive Hardening, Debloating, And Hardware-Assisted Protection

Suresh Venkatasubramanian Tells Congress That AI Guardrails Are Needed

60 Minutes Asks Ellie Pavlick About ChatGPT And Large Language Model Bias

Seny Kamara And Charalampos Papamanthou Win The 2022 CCS Test-Of-Time Award

Maurice Herlihy Becomes An Inaugural CNRS Fellow-Ambassadeur

Laidlaw, van Dam, And Two Brown CS Alums Win An IEEE CG&A Test Of Time Paper Award


Apply Now, Undergrads In The Northeast: A New Brown CS Program Aims To Improve Diversity In Systems Research

Sherief Reda Has Been Named An IEEE Fellow

Sorin Istrail Wins A 2021 ESA Test-Of-Time Award

Andy van Dam's CSCI 0150 Gets 2 Million TikTok Views, Reports The Brown Daily Herald

The Brown Daily Herald Asks Venkatasubramanian About Working On An AI Bill Of Rights

Brown Computer Scientist Aims To Protect People In An Age Of Artificial Intelligence

Theophilus A. Benson Wins A 2022 ACM SIGCOMM Test Of Time Award

A Physics-CS Collaboration: Detecting Satellite RFI

Michael Littman Wins The IJCAI John McCarthy Award

Carsten Eickhoff Is Elected Treasurer Of ACM's Special Group On Information Retrieval

Four Brown CS Professors Receive Named Chairs

Kamara, Moataz, and MongoDB's "Queryable Encryption" Will Let Data Stay Protected During Search

Brown CS Professor Michael Littman Will Join NSF As Division Director For Information And Intelligent Systems

Malte Schwarzkopf's Innovative Teaching Earns A Wriston Fellowship For Privacy-Aware Programming Research

Kuang-Chen Lu, Ben Greenman, And Shriram Krishnamurthi Win The <Programming> Editors' Choice Award

Srinath Sridhar Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Robotic Perception Of Human Physical Skills

Apply Now: Ritchie And Colleagues Launch A Summer Program On AI For Computational Creativity For Students From HUGs

Kathi Fisler Joins The CACM Editorial Board

George Konidaris Has Been Promoted To Associate Professor With Tenure

Theophilus A. Benson Has Been Promoted To Associate Professor With Tenure

Serdar Kadioglu Gives A Featured Talk On Multi-Objective Optimization At NVIDIA GTC

Kaiyu Zheng, George Konidaris, And Stefanie Tellex Of Brown CS Win The IROS RoboCup Best Paper Award

Kathi Fisler Has Been Named An ACM Distinguished Member

R. Iris Bahar Has Been Elevated To A Fellow Of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers


Brown CS Alum Guillaume Marceau And Professors Fisler And Krishnamurthi Win The Onward! 2011 Most Notable Paper Award

Brown CS Students, Alums, And Faculty Win Two CSCW Honors

Apply Now, Undergrads Nationwide: A New Brown CS Program Aims To Improve Diversity In Systems Research

Andy van Dam Has Been Honored As A Computing History Museum Fellow

Ritambhara Singh Wins An NHGRI Genomic Innovator Award For ML Approaches To Reveal Gene Regulation Mechanisms In Diseases

Michael Littman And Collaborators Win IJCAI's Classic AIJ Paper Award

A Brown CS Team Takes Third Place At The Thirteenth AIMMS-MOPTA Optimization Modeling Competition

Wrenn, Nelson, And Krishnamurthi Win The <Programming> Editors' Choice Award

Ernesto Zaldivar Was Named One Of USC's Best Election Cybersecurity Presenters

R. Iris Bahar Gives A Keynote At ASAP 2021

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

Eli Upfal And Collaborators Win A Prestigious Award Named For His Late Predecessor

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

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

Kamara, Moataz, Park, And Qin Explore Possibilities For An Ultra-Secure Gun Registry

DARPA Names Theophilus A. Benson To Its Information Science And Technology (ISAT) Study Group

Sorin Istrail Has Been Named An International Society For Computational Biology Fellow

Malte Schwarzkopf Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Privacy-Compliant Web Services By Construction

Tim Nelson Has Been Appointed As Lecturer Of Computer Science

George Konidaris And Collaborators Win The IJCAI-JAIR Best Paper Award


Amy Greenwald Gives A Keynote At IntelliSys 2020

Stefanie Tellex Brings A Drone-Based Robotics Class To Local High Schools

Seny Kamara Keynotes CRYPTO 2020 With "Crypto For The People"

Vasileios Kemerlis Wins A Greek Diaspora Fellowship For Internet Of Things Software Hardening

Kathi Fisler Will Discuss COVID K-12 Learning Loss At The Futures Forum On Learning

Brown CS Alums And Adjunct Faculty Win The Longuet-Higgins Prize And The PAMI Young Researcher Award

Theophilus A. Benson's Work With Programmable Data Planes Offers Fundamental Changes To Packet Processing

Brown CS Students, Faculty, And Alums Publish Seven Papers At SIGMOD 2020

Brown CS Faculty And Alums Win Facebook Privacy Research Awards

Cetintemel, Istrail, Singh, And Collaborators Receive COVID-19 Research Seed Fund Grants

Malte Schwarzkopf Wins A Salomon Award For GDPR-Compliant System Design

Michael Littman Receives Brown's Distinguished Research Achievement Award

Amy Greenwald Moderates an AAAI Panel on Advancing AI By Playing Games

Jeff Huang Has Been Promoted To Assistant Professor With Tenure

New Research May Help Bring About Significant Blockchain Speedups

Areyan And Greenwald Take Second Place In The International Automated Negotiation Agents Competition

Michael Littman Has Been Named An AAAS Leshner Fellow

Theophilus Benson Wins The Eurosys Best Student Paper Award

Ellie Pavlick's Work With Language Acquisition And Information Retrieval Wins A Record-Setting Grant


Seny Kamara Provides Data Security Testimony To Congress

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

R. Iris Bahar Delivers Keynote Address At The International Green And Sustainable Computing Conference

David Laidlaw Has Been Named To The IEEE Visualization Academy

Amy Greenwald Gives A Keynote At UEMCON

Shriram Krishnamurthi Gives An Invited Talk At PWLConf (Recording Available)

Paul Valiant Wins A Theory Of Cryptography Conference Test Of Time Award

Markatou And Tamassia Win The ISC Best Paper Award

Andy van Dam's ACM Hypertext Keynote Will Reflect On A Half-Century Of Hypertext

Sohini Ramachandran Receives A Presidential Early Career Award For Scientists And Engineers

Huang Wins An Army Research Office Young Investigator Award For Predicting Emotion From Social Media

Shriram Krishnamurthi Gives A Plenary Talk At FCRC 2019 (Recording Available)

Kamara And Moataz Work With MongoDB To Analyze Its End-To-End Encryption

Eickhoff, Ritchie, Tellex, And Tompkin Win OVPR Seed Awards

Iris Bahar Wins The Marie R. Pistilli Women In Electronic Design Award

George Konidaris Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Autonomous Robotic Learning

IGT Celebrates Don Stanford As He Makes A Major Career Transition


Kathi Fisler's OOPSLA Keynote Defends "Little Code"

Theophilus Benson Wins A Google Faculty Award And NSF Grant For Improving Network Performance In Emerging Regions

Novotny And Collaborators Win The VIS Best Poster Award For Visualizing Dinosaur Tracks

Steven Reiss Wins The VISSOFT 2018 Most Influential Paper Award

Michael Littman Receives Brown's Presidential Faculty Award

Tim Kraska Wins The VLDB Early Career Research Contribution Award

Pombrio, Krishnamurthi Win The PLDI Distinguished Artifact Award For Inferring Rule Types For Syntactic Sugar

Felzenszwalb Wins The Longuet-Higgins Prize For Fundamental Contributions To Computer Vision

Tom Doeppner Wins A Hazeltine Citation For Excellence In Teaching, Guidance, And Support

Michael Littman And Paul Valiant Win Excellence In Teaching Awards

Theophilus Benson Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Bug Tolerant Networking

Stefanie Tellex Wins An Early Career Research Achievement Award

Shriram Krishnamurthi Gives A Keynote At École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne

Shriram Krishnamurthi Will Give A Keynote Lecture At Programming 2018

Theophilus Benson And George Konidaris Earn Salomon Awards

Theophilus Benson's Work Wins An Applied Networking Research Prize

Lack Of Diverse Speakers At RSA 2018 Provokes The Creation Of A New Conference

Amy Greenwald And Seny Kamara Receive Promotions

Krishnamurthi's Article On Programming Languages Is The Communications Of The ACM Cover Story

Seny Kamara Co-Authors An NAS Report On Encryption

Brown CS Hits Maximum Attendance In Herlihy's New Blockchains Course

Brown CS Faculty And Alums Have Written Some Of The Most Cited Security Papers Of The Past Three Decades

Kamara, Moataz, And Zhu Use Structured Encryption To Create Pixek, Offering Searchable Privacy For Digital Photos

Shriram Krishnamurthi Will Co-Lead The Communications Of The ACM Research Highlights Editorial Board

Vasileios Kemerlis Wins A $3.2M Grant For OS Kernel Protection

Seny Kamara Advises On Privacy-Protecting Technical Solutions In Forthcoming Legislation


Upfal, Binnig, Kraska, Van Dam Win A $3.1M DARPA Grant To Build New Data Exploration Software

Stefanie Tellex Wins A CAREER Award For Robots That Help People

Tim Kraska Is The Winner Of The University-Wide Early Career Research Achievement Award

Maurice Herlihy Is The Winner Of The University-Wide Research Innovation Award

Brown CS Announces Major Achievements In Data Science

Rodrigo Fonseca And Collaborators Win An NSDI Test Of Time Award

Bootstrap Brings The Next Generation The Data Science They'll Need

Caroline Klivans Disproves A 35-Year-Old Conjecture

Shriram Krishnamurthi Will Receive An Honorary Doctorate From Università Della Svizzera Italiana

Tellex, Rosen, And Whitney Use Social Feedback To Help Robots Fetch Objects Intelligently

Peter Wegner Receives A Recognition Award For His Work With The Faculty Bulletin

Celebrating 25 Years Of Michael Littman's Contribution To The First Email Attachment

Theophilus Benson Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

Tim Kraska Receives A Sloan Research Fellowship

Brown CS Faculty Earn Sloan Fellowships Four Years In A Row, For A Total Of Eight

Jeff Huang Finds Out How Gamers Get Good

Kathi Fisler Has Been Appointed Professor (Research) And Associate Director Of The Undergraduate Program

Daniel Ritchie Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

Ian Gonsher, Jeff Huang, And Stefanie Tellex Win OVPR Seed Awards

Eli Upfal Receives The President's Award For Excellence In Faculty Governance

Pedro Felzenszwalb And Alum David Blei Talk About AI With The ACM

Michael Littman Chats With Neil deGrasse Tyson About AI And Society

Krishnamurthi And Quay-de la Vallee Look At App Store Insecurity In Fast Company

Stefanie Tellex And Baxter Provide Local Kids With A Glimpse Of The Future Of Robotics

Sherief Reda Has Been Named One Of 11 RI Innovators


Congressional Quarterly Roll Call Documents John Savage's Contribution To A Historic International Cybersecurity Agreement

Maurice Herlihy And Eli Upfal Are Appointed To Named Chairs

Where Meter Meets Mainframe: An Early Experiment Teaching Poetry With Computers

Paul Valiant Wins A Hazeltine Citation For Excellence In Teaching, Guidance, And Support

Bootstrap Plays A Key Role In CS4RI Expansion Of CS Education In Rhode Island

Seny Kamara Joins Brown CS As Associate Professor

Jeff Huang Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Modeling User Touch And Motion Behaviors For Adaptive Interfaces In Mobile Devices

Stefanie Tellex Receives A Sloan Fellowship

BDH Praises Bootstrap's Contribution To Improving CS's Accessibility And Diversity

Bootstrap Plays A Role In White House CS Education Initiative

Stefanie Tellex Named One Of Wired UK's Women Who Changed Science In 2015


Stefanie Tellex And John Oberlin's Award-Winning Video Earns Brown CS A New Baxter Robot

Anna Lysyanskaya Reelected An International Association For Cryptologic Research Director

Kraska, Binnig, Cetintemel, And Upfal Contribute To Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

Touch Art Gallery (TAG) Expands Worldwide With A Nobel Museum/Nobel Media Collaboration

Stefanie Tellex Wins A DARPA Young Faculty Award For Research In Human-Robot Communication

Erik Sudderth And Collaborators Advance Seismic Monitoring And Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Earning A Top Prize In Bayesian Analysis

Mace, Roelke, And Fonseca Win A Best Paper Award At SOSP 2015

Maurice Herlihy Joins Dijkstra, Needham, And Others In The SIGOPS Hall Of Fame

"A New Form Of Computer-Based 'Manuscript', Called A Hypertext": Time Magazine Cites AVD's Pioneering 1974 Work

Stan Zdonik And Co-Authors Win VLDB's 10-Year Best Paper Award

Crotty, Galakatos, Zgraggen, Binnig, And Kraska Win Best Demo At VLDB 2015

Tim Kraska, Andy van Dam, And Carsten Binnig Win A Google Faculty Research Award

Breaking Assumptions: Vasileios Kemerlis Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

Michael Littman Named To DARPA ISAT Study Group

"Dazzling": The Boston Globe Attends The Yurt's Launch And Inaugural Symposium

Tim Kraska Wins NSF CAREER And AFOSR Young Investigator Awards

Brown CS Uses Minecraft To Unboggle The Robot Mind

Michael Littman Wins IFAAMAS Influential Paper Award

Philip Klein Wins Radcliffe Institute Fellowship

Visualization And Creativity In Immersive 3D Environments -- From Cave To YURT: May 20-21, 2015

John Savage Appointed To Rhode Island's First Cybersecurity Commission

Nobel Laureates, Scholars To Discuss Computation In The Future Of Their Fields At May 12-15 Symposium

Maurice Herlihy Inducted Into American Academy Of Arts And Sciences

Jeff Huang Wins NSF CRII Grant And Salomon Award

Rodrigo Fonseca Wins NSF CAREER Award

Ugur Cetintemel Wins IEEE Data Engineering (ICDE) 2015 Influential Paper Award

Maurice Herlihy To Join Concurrency Experts At LASER Summer School On Software Engineering

Michael Littman Refutes "Doomsday" AI Fears In Live Science

Eugene Charniak Wins 2015 AAAI Classic Paper Award