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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 ...

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The National Science Foundation has recently awarded to Brown University funding in the expected overall amount of $2.2 million for the research projects of six faculty members: Michael Black, Maurice Herlihy, Shriram Krishnamurthi, Anna Lysyanskaya, Roberto Tamassia and Andy van Dam.

Michael Black Michael’s project, entitled “Detailed Human Shape and Pose from Images,” ...

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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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2008-0908.newfac.pngAssistant Professors Rodrigo Fonseca and Erik Sudderth

The Department is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty members, Rodrigo Fonseca and Erik Sudderth, who will both start at Brown in the fall of 2009. Rodrigo will join the Department after doing postdoctoral work at Yahoo! Research and receiving his Ph.D. from the ...

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The National Science Foundation has recently awarded Professors Tom Doeppner, Spike Hughes, Shriram Krishnamurthi and Steven Reiss a grant, in the expected amount of $540,000, to develop an integrated and rigorous set of courses for teaching students in the humanities and social sciences concepts from computer science. The project, entitled “Applied Computer Science for ...

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At Brown University's 240th Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 25, 2008, the Computer Science Department awarded 30 Master of Science degrees and 12 Ph.Ds. In addition, 48 bachelor's degrees were conferred in the department's 29th year. Chair Roberto Tamassia, who completed his 20th academic year as a faculty member at Brown ...

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Undergraduate student Colin Gordon was recently selected for Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's Outstanding Undergraduate Award competition for 2008.

Colin's research was on a form of consistent, transactional updates in a modeling formalism called Abstract State Machines. The work resulted in a paper published at the ASM 2007 workshop. The paper ...

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The Brown University computer science department today announced that Assistant Professor Anna Lysyanskaya has been included in the 2007 Technology Review TR35, an honor given each year to 35 innovators in science and technology under the age of 35 whose inventions and research the magazine finds most exciting. Anna’s extraordinary work in cryptography, identity verification ...

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Thomson Scientific, Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) has included Franco Preparata and Roberto Tamassia in the list of the most highly cited computer science authors worldwide, based on citations in venues indexed by ISI for the period 1981-1999. In the website ISIHighlyCited.com, ISI features the "preeminent individual researchers in each of 21 subject ...