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Esha Ghosh And Tarik Moataz Have Been Chosen For The 2017 IEEE Security And Privacy Student Program Committee

As our doctoral students develop expertise and establish themselves in their research areas, a significant marker of achievement is to be invited to review papers for leading conferences. A premier forum for computer security and electronic privacy, the 38th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (IEEE S+P), will be held from May 22-24, 2017 ...

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Tim Edgar Talks With TIME About The Recent Widespread Internet Infrastructure Attacks

The recent distributed denial-of-service attacks that affected some of the most popular web sites in America was remarkable not just for its scope (Reddit, Netflix, Twitter, and many other sites were brought down) but for its methodology. The ploy used malicious code to exploit millions of Internet-enabled cameras and DVR players, turning the "Internet of ...

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800px-Providence-first_impression.jpg For more stories on why we love calling Providence home, check out our Praise for Providence page here.

Providence’s Oberlin restaurant is one of the top ten best new restaurants in America according to Bon Appetit. Chef Benjamin Sukle and his wife Heidi opened the restaurant in January of 2016 at 186 Union Street ...

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stefie10.jpg__120x180_q85_crop-1_subsampling-2.jpg Brown CS professor Stefanie Tellex was one of the featured speakers at MIT’s recent EmTech conference. MIT’s annual conference highlights invention and new developments in engineering and technology. Stefanie spoke about her work creating robots that can talk to each other and teach each other, which was deemed one of the ten most ...

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Seny Kamara Has Been Appointed To An NAS Committee On Law Enforcement And Encryption

Less than a semester after his arrival at Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), Associate Professor Seny Kamara continues to distinguish himself as a thought leader in the areas of cryptography and security. Recently chosen as a Michael Dukakis Leadership Fellow by the Boston Global Forum, he's now been appointed to ...

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Brown CS TAs Of CS 15 Win Second Place At HealthHacks RI Hackathon

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

At many hackathons, teams assemble according to shared interests among people who have just met. It's part of the appeal. But sometimes, you just want to hack with people that you already love working with. Two ...

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Brown Launches A New Data Science Initiative

Brown University has launched a Data Science Initiative to catalyze new research programs to address some of the world’s most complex challenges and provide students with innovative educational opportunities relating to “big data”. The initiative builds on established strengths in mathematical and computational sciences and a long history of data-related research across its core ...

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Eli Upfal's Research Group Receives A Substantial Gift From Two Sigma Investments

Last month, Professor Eli Upfalthe Rush C. Hawkins Professor of Computer Science at Brown University, and his research group received a generous gift from Two Sigma Investments. Two Sigma is a New York City-based systematic investment manager, founded with the goal of applying cutting-edge technology to the data-rich world of finance. Their investment strategies ...

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Brown CS Announces A Faculty Search In The Area Of Machine Learning, Broadly Construed

The Department of Computer Science at Brown University (Brown CS) seeks applicants under a focused cluster hiring plan for multiple anticipated tenure-track faculty positions in the area of machine learning, broadly construed (including, but not limited to machine learning for speech, vision, robotics and text; machine learning theory; systems and languages for machine learning; deep ...

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Brown University's Executive Master In Cybersecurity Program Welcomes Its First Student Cohort

Brown University is pleased to welcome the first student cohort to begin its newly launched Executive Master in Cybersecurity (EMCS) program. The 16-month EMCS program, with classes beginning this week, builds on the university’s interdisciplinary excellence in cybersecurity, highly accomplished faculty and students, and practical, hands-on experience to produce visionary and confident leaders who ...

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