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Roberto Tamassia Prepares To Step Down As Department Chair

Roberto Tamassia is stepping down. At the end of his seven-year tenure as Brown University Computer Science (BrownCS) Department Chair (two terms, plus a transitional year as Professor Ugur Cetintemel prepares to take on the role), he takes a moment to look back on the years past from his office on the fourth floor of ...

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Paul Valiant Receives Sloan Research Fellowship

Assistant Professor Paul Valiant of the Department of Computer Science has been named an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in one of the oldest and most competitive fellowship programs in the country. He joins multiple Sloan Research Fellows in the Department, including recent winners Ben Raphael and Chad Jenkins. The fellowships are awarded to honor ...

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The Department of Computer Science is excited to announce the promotion of Ben Raphael to Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2011. “Ben’s promotion recognizes his extraordinary research work and excellent teaching,” said Department Chair Roberto Tamassia.

David Rand, Director of the CCMB added, "This is wonderful news. Ben's work is ...

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Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more articles click here.

Ben Raphael is the latest faculty recipient of an NSF CAREER award, a highly selective grant that the National Science Foundation awards to junior faculty members who are likely to become academic leaders of the future.

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The Department is excited to announce the promotion of Chad Jenkins to Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2010. “Chad’s promotion recognizes his outstanding research work, innovative teaching, and exemplary service,” said Department Chair Roberto Tamassia.

Chad joined our department in 2004 after completing his Ph.D. at University of Southern California, his ...

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Ben Raphael was recently awarded the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship, one of the oldest and most competitive fellowship programs in the United States.

Ben's remarkable work developing novel computational and mathematical approaches to problems in biology, especially cancer genomics and comparative genomics, led to his inclusion in this elite group.

Selection procedures for the ...

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Chad Jenkins is our latest faculty recipient of an NSF CAREER award, a highly selective grant that the National Science Foundation awards to junior faculty members who are likely to become academic leaders of the future.

The project funded by Chad’s CAREER grant aims to enable autonomous robots to learn decision making policies from multivalued ...

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Chad Jenkins was recently awarded the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship, the oldest and one of the most competitive fellowship programs in the United States. Chad's extraordinary work in human-robot interaction and robot learning, with a specific focus on robot learning from human demonstration, led to his inclusion in this elite group.

"The Sloan ...

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2008-0908.promotions.pngTop Row (L-R): Professors John "Spike" Hughes and David Laidlaw Bottom Row: Associate Professors Anna Lysyanskaya and Amy Greenwald

The Department is excited to announce the promotions of John “Spike” Hughes and David Laidlaw to Professor and Amy Greenwald and Anna Lysyanskaya to Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2008. “These faculty members are ...

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Anna Lysyanskaya was recently awarded the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship, the oldest and one of the most competitive fellowship programs in the United States. Anna’s extraordinary work in cryptographic protocols, namely anonymous credentials and electronic cash, led to her inclusion in this elite group

“The Sloan Research Fellowships support the work of exceptional young researchers ...