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Undergraduate Researcher Profile: Miles Eldon

by Luke Camery

Even though he now continues his work professionally, Miles Eldon came to robotics research by way of a friend. He recalls that his friend, "was so excited about it that I got interested in finding out more. I met with Tellex, talked about opportunities in her lab, and at her suggestion, took ...

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Hack@Brown 2017: Students, Faculty, And Mentors Will Gather For A Weekend Of Building And Creativity

by Bethany Hung

Brown’s annual hackathon takes place this weekend, February 4-5! Over 500 students from around the world will gather on College Hill to learn, play, and collaborate for Hack@Brown 2017. We’ve got everyone from high schoolers to graduate students, from Canada to South Korea. All in all, they represent 119 ...

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Daniel Ritchie Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

Students who know about Daniel Ritchie’s arrival (he’s joining Brown CS as Assistant Professor in July) have already shared their excitement about his work in AI systems to enable creativity, generative models for graphics and design, and probabilistic programming. But given Brown’s reputation for interdisciplinary study, they may be equally enthused about ...

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Co-Evolution: Computer Science And John Savage's First 50 Years At Brown

Commencement is a busy time, so if you want to attend, please click here to RSVP no later than April 15.

When John Savage came to Brown a half-century ago, computing was thought of as a service, not a discipline, and the idea of a Department of Computer Science at Brown was highly controversial.  Few ...

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Alum Sarah Sachs Tackles Impostor Syndrome With A Little Help From Michelle Obama

Impostor syndrome, a term coined by Clance and Imes in 1978, can be described as a lack of belief in one's accomplishments and an ongoing fear that any success to date is illusory and will be discovered as false. Increasingly, it's become a topic of discussion in the field of computer science: a ...

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

While some privacy advocates are warily eyeing our smart refrigerators and Internet-enabled toaster ovens, Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi and PhD candidate Hannah Quay-de la Vallee of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) have turned their attention to an area that's been largely overlooked: app stores, which power our phones and tablets as ...

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

Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) was in good company as Wheeler School's 2016 N-12 Fox Family Speaker. "Last year's speaker was world-renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall," says Nupur Shridhar, Director of Wheeler's Design-Innovate-Build Lab. "How could we possibly top that? Well, with an ...

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Sherief Reda Has Been Named One Of 11 RI Innovators

Not sure where to look for innovation in 2017? The Providence Journal recommends Sherief Reda of Brown University's School of Engineering, who shares a secondary joint appointment with the Department of Computer Science (Brown CS). They've just named him a 2017 RI Innovator for his work with reconfigurable computing and embedded smart vision ...

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