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#YurtAtBrown

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“The #YurtAtBrown hashtag documents a milestone,” says Professor David Laidlaw of Brown University’s Computer Science Department (Brown CS). “2015 will be a landmark year for visualization at Brown and an evolutionary, transformative leap for the field.”

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Keeping pace with surging Brown CS enrollment, interest in the department's Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) program is at perhaps a historic high. According to Professor Tom Doeppner, Vice Department Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies, he's received 375 applications for the Spring 2015 semester, meaning that 6% of undergraduates have applied to be ...

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John Savage Appointed An EastWest Institute Professorial Fellow

Professor John Savage of Brown University’s Computer Science Department (Brown CS) has just been appointed a Professorial Fellow of the EastWest Institute (EWI), an international, non-partisan organization with a three-decade history of addressing problems that threaten regional and global stability. The appointment is testament to Savage’s pioneering achievements in the field of cyberspace ...

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When VIS 2014 (the premier conference for advances in visualization, co-located with the VAST, InfoVis, and SciVis conferences) arrives in Paris next week, Brown University’s Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) will enjoy a markedly high level of representation and participation.

“As this conference has grown, our Graphics, Visualization, and Interaction group has grown ...

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Delphix CTO Adam Leventhal ‘01 Inaugurates Life After Brown Lecture Series (Interview Below)

Investigations into that hazy realm known as "life after Brown" continue, with Adam Leventhal ‘01 sending back the latest report from the field. He’s the Chief Technology Officer of Delphix, a company that builds products that virtualize data, making it faster and easier to build and test applications, execute business reports, modernize systems, and ...

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Rodrigo Fonseca Helps Fight Brazilian Bank Fraud

Widespread weaknesses recently revealed in the Brazilian banking system have already resulted in up to US $3.75 billion in fraud. For readers unfamiliar with Brazil and its use of the “boleto” (a printable document issued by banks and businesses that allows easy financial transactions), Professor Rodrigo Fonseca of Brown University’s Department of Computer ...

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Brown CS Takes First And Ninth Place At CyberSEED Cybersecurity Competition

Brown CS students continue to distinguish themselves at hackathons nationwide. To read more on this topic, click here.

Last week, two teams (synners and Br0x0wn) from Brown University’s Department of Computer Science extended Brown’s reputation for cybersecurity excellence in a competition at the University of Connecticut. They took first and ninth places, respectively ...

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Brown University Hosts Northeast Robotics Colloquium (NERC), Delights Scientists, Industry, And Children

Community outreach connects Brown CS students to the Providence area. For more articles on how Brown CS students inspire and lead members of the greater Providence community click here.

 

The Brown University Humans To Robots Lab, headed by Professor Stefanie Tellex, hosted the 2014 Northeast Robotics Colloquium last week. Drones that can deliver packages bumped ...

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Brown Rated #3 In USA For Software Developers At Startups

For more stories on why Brown CS is so great, check out our Praise for Brown CS page here.

Brown CS alumni continue to rank highly as industry pioneers. Click here for a list of related stories.

Brown University was recently rated the country's third-best school for software developers at startups by LinkedIn.

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Thomas Dickerson And Cemetech Win Two Awards At World Maker Faire 2014

It says something about computer science that thousands of practitioners worldwide have come to see graphing calculators, that mainstay of high school math class, as an intriguing programming environment. And it says something about Brown CS PhD student Thomas Dickerson that his love of working within constraints led him to programming graphing calculators, and graphing ...

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