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Brown CS Announces A Tenure-Track Faculty Search At All Levels

The Department of Computer Science at Brown University is hiring tenure-track faculty at all levels. These positions are a part of a major expansion plan for the department as it works to increase its faculty roster by close to 50% over a five-year period. While many of these positions will be used to strengthen and ...

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Amy Greenwald Gives A Keynote At UEMCON

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"Mechanism design," says Professor Amy Greenwald of Brown CS, "is the engineering branch of game theory, where knobs can be adjusted to achieve certain goals in multi-agent systems inhabited by strategic agents. For example, a network designer might ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi Gives An Invited Talk At PWLConf (Recording Available)

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"I had the misfortune of having early success," says Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown CS. In a recent invited talk ("On the Expressive Power of Programming Languages") at Papers We Love Conference 2019, he shares some personal history ...

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Stefanie Tellex Has Been Promoted To Associate Professor With Tenure

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Brown CS is happy to announce that Stefanie Tellex has been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure, effective as of July 1, 2019. "This achievement," she says, "could not have happened without my amazing students and collaborators. I'm privileged to work with some ...

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Paul Valiant Wins The Test Of Time Award At The Theory Of Cryptography Conference

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The Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC) is an International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) conference that focuses on paradigms, approaches, and techniques used to conceptualize, define, and provide solutions to natural cryptographic problems and computer security concerns ...

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Life After Brown: Michael Halloran '89

by Michael Halloran ‘89

Although I didn’t graduate with a degree in Computer Science, my studies led to an interesting career that I wanted to share with others to show the impact that CS has had upon my life.

I took my first coding class in 6th grade and though I was mostly self-taught ...

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Applications Are Open For The $10K Pausch Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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Brown CS is glad to announce that applications are open for the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to support an undergraduate engaged in an intensive ...

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Lilika Markatou Wins An ISC Best Student Paper Award

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Brown CS PhD student Evangelia Anna (Lilika) Markatou has just won the Best Student Paper Award for her paper “Full Database Reconstruction with Access and Search Pattern Leakage” (coauthored with her advisor, Professor Roberto Tamassia) presented at ...

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Providence Has One Of America's Top 50

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Just don't tell Yia-Yia that you've been eating someone else's baklava for months...

Local favorite, Aleppo Sweets, was one of 50 nominees for Bon Appétit's "Hot 10: America’s Best New Restaurants of 2019”. Founded ...

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Alum Aimee Lucido Publishes A Novel About Her Two Loves, Coding And Writing

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Brown CS alums are often known for the diversity of their career paths and pursuing multidisciplinary work, and Aimee Lucido is no exception. A former software engineer and continuing crossword puzzle creator (she's been featured five times by The ...