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In addition to advancing the field at a local and national level, Brown CS community members have a global impact on education and research. For more articles on Brown CS around the world click here.

Brown University and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have established a concurrent degree program in computer science. Participants are ...

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The department is thrilled to announce that John Savage has been appointed An Wang Professor of Computer Science, effective July 1, 2011. “Throughout his distinguished career, John has made fundamental contributions to theoretical computer science and has played influential leadership roles in the department and the university,” said Department Chair Roberto Tamassia.

John’s work ...

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

Computer scientists from Boston University, Brown University and the University of California, Irvine, will collaborate on a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the anticipated amount of $3 million to investigate "trustworthy interaction in the ...

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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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At Brown University's 242nd Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 30, 2010, the Computer Science Department awarded an all-time high of 46 Master of Science degrees. In addition, 48 bachelor’s degrees and eight Ph.Ds were conferred in the department’s 31st year. Chair Roberto Tamassia said, “I offer my sincerest congratulations to those students who ...

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James Hays and Alexei Efros (Asst. Professor of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University) received an award to investigate the use of Internet imagery for image understanding tasks. Computer vision and computer graphics algorithms benefit from large amounts of training data, and websites such as Flickr and Picasa offer several orders of magnitude more training data ...

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The department is thrilled to announce that Department Chair Roberto Tamassia was recently appointed Plastech Professor of Computer Science by the University.

“It is only fitting that Roberto's scientific achievements have been recognized through such an honor,” said Dean of the Faculty Rajiv Vohra.

Roberto’s research interests include information security, applied cryptography, analysis ...

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The department is pleased to announce the addition of James Hays as a new faculty member. He will start at Brown in the spring of 2010 after serving as a Postdoctoral scholar at MIT and receiving his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. James’ research interests are in computer vision and computer graphics, focusing on ...

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At Brown University’s 241st Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 24, 2009, the Computer Science Department awarded an all-time high of 42 Master of Science degrees. In addition, 56 bachelor’s degrees and seven Ph.D.s were conferred in the department’s 30th year. Chair Roberto Tamassia said, “Congratulations to the class of 2009! We enjoyed having ...

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The IEEE Board of Directors, at its meeting on November 12, 2008, has elevated Roberto Tamassia to IEEE Fellow, effective January 1, 2009, “for contributions to graph drawing and computer-science education.”

The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in the profession and is conferred upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in ...