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The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently elevated Philip Klein to Fellow for his work in graph and network algorithms.

Philip, who joined the department in 1989, focuses on algorithms, especially for optimization and for graphs. He is the recipient of the 2007 Philip J. Bray Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Sciences. He ...

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2010-1208.Carleton.pngThis image depicts the deployment of Carleton's work in Los Alamos National Laboratory's Logi-Sims tool. The image presents the effects of hurricane landfall on Florida's south-east shore. The shaded-concentric lines indicate the hurricane's wind speed,

Carleton Coffrin, a Ph.D. student working with Pascal Van Hentenryck, was chosen as one of six finalists in the ...

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Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more articles click here.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a research grant, in the expected amount of $800,000, to Philip Klein, Claire Mathieu and Ph.D. alum Glencora Borradaile (now Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and ...

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Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more articles click here.

Computer scientists from Boston University, Brown University and the University of California, Irvine, will collaborate on a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the anticipated amount of $3 million to investigate "trustworthy interaction in the ...

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Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more articles click here.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a research grant, in the expected amount of $500,000, to Ben Raphael and Eli Upfal to develop robust algorithmic and statistical techniques for the analysis of DNA sequence variants in the ...

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The Department is excited to announce the promotion of Chad Jenkins to Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2010. “Chad’s promotion recognizes his outstanding research work, innovative teaching, and exemplary service,” said Department Chair Roberto Tamassia.

Chad joined our department in 2004 after completing his Ph.D. at University of Southern California, his ...

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Michael Black was recently awarded the 2010 Koenderink Prize for Fundamental Contributions in Computer Vision. The Prize was given at the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) in Hersonissos, Crete for work that has withstood the test of time. Papers from the ECCV 2000 meeting were eligible and Michael and his collaborators Hedvig Kjellstrom (nee ...

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As part of the celebration of its 150th anniversary, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Iasi, Romania, presented an honorary professorship (Professor Honoris Causa) to alumnus Sorin Istrail. “I am very humbled and honored to receive this recognition,” he said.

Sorin’s alma mater, where he earned a B.S. in computer science in 1975, also ...

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Eli Upfal was recently invited to serve as the Chalmers Jubilee Distinguished Visiting Professor for 2010. Chalmers is a Swedish university of technology in which research and teaching are conducted on a broad front within technology, natural science and architecture.

The Jubilee Distinguished Visiting Professor Chair was created by the Swedish government when Chalmers university ...

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At Brown University's 242nd Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 30, 2010, the Computer Science Department awarded an all-time high of 46 Master of Science degrees. In addition, 48 bachelor’s degrees and eight Ph.Ds were conferred in the department’s 31st year. Chair Roberto Tamassia said, “I offer my sincerest congratulations to those students who ...

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