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

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Professor of Medical Science and Computer Science Carsten Eickhoff and Professors Daniel Ritchie, Stefanie Tellex, and James Tompkin of Brown CS have just received Seed Awards from Brown’s Office ...

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Evgenios Kornaropoulos Wins The Joukowsky Family Foundation Outstanding Dissertation Award

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Every year, Brown University's Graduate School recognizes four students who are receiving doctoral degrees for superior achievements in research: one each in the humanities, life sciences ...

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Brown CS Holds Its Fifth Annual Undergraduate Computer Science Research Symposium

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As the academic year drew to a close, Brown CS held its annual Undergraduate Computer Science Research Symposium on May 2, 2019, organized by Professors Jeff Huang and Stefanie Tellex and Meta-URAs Mary Dong ...

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Distinguished Lecture: Josh Tenenbaum On Building Machines That Learn And Think Like People

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Professor Josh Tenenbaum of MIT visited Brown CS last month to deliver the thirty-eighth lecture ("Building Machines That Learn And Think Like People") in the Distinguished Lecture Series.

After an introduction by Brown CS Professor Daniel Ritchie, who hosted the ...

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

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"I'm very honored to be receiving this award," says R. Iris Bahar, Professor of Engineering and Computer Science at Brown University, upon hearing that she's just won the Marie R. Pistilli Women in Electronic Design Award. "I ...

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Tech For Social Good Spotlight: Ruby Goldberg '17

by Lena Cohen

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Tech For Social Good Alum Spotlights is a series focused on recent Brown Computer Science graduates working at the intersection of computer science and social good ...

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Doug Woos Joins Brown CS As Lecturer

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Doug Woos sees some of the rationale for his interest in academia originating with his passion for moral and political philosophy. "The best attitude for a philosophy class," he says, "is to read a text and buy into it for the entire duration ...

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Twenty-Seven Students Win Brown CS Senior Prizes

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Brown CS has just announced that it will recognize 27 graduating seniors for their achievements at Commencement in May. Michael Ball, Laura Blackstone, Isaiah Brand, Leslie Bresnahan, Jonathan Chemburkar, Joshua Chipman, Loudon Cohen, Grant Fong, Montana ...

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George Konidaris Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Autonomous Robotic Learning

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"Robotics is no longer primarily a hardware problem, but largely one of software," says Professor George Konidaris of Brown CS. "We already have highly physically capable robots, but our ...

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The Tech For Social Good Spotlight is a series focused on recent Brown Computer Science graduates working at the intersection of computer science and social good. The goal of these interviews is to explore what it means to work in the technology for social good space, what technology for social good might even mean in ...