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Brown CS students continue to distinguish themselves at hackathons nationwide. To read more on this topic, click here.

A group of Brown CS and RISD students are hosting Hack@Brown, the first annual Brown University hackathon January 24-25 in Alumnae Hall! 250 students from Brown/RISD and other schools in the northeast plus engineers ...

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Brown CS alumna  Sarah Meiklejohn(Sc.B. 2008, Sc.M. 2009 under the guidance of Professor Anna Lysyanskaya) was quoted in a New York Times article published December 5, 2013, regarding Bitcoin fraud.

Sarah is a fifth year Ph.D. student at the University of California, San Diego. She has broad research interests in security ...

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The Department is thrilled to announce the addition of three new faculty members for the 2012-2013 academic year. PhD alum Michael Littman ’96 and Paul Valiant will begin teaching in September and Tim Kraska will join the department in January.

Michael previously spent many years as the director of the Rutgers Laboratory for Real-Life Reinforcement ...

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Undergrad Anne Kenyon founded Brown’s 3 Day Startup (3DS) weekend, which was held in early April with the support of the department, Google, 10Gen, and Teespring.

The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: start a technology company over the course of three days. Work space was available for an entire weekend, 25 students with ...

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2010-1208.Carleton.pngThis image depicts the deployment of Carleton's work in Los Alamos National Laboratory's Logi-Sims tool. The image presents the effects of hurricane landfall on Florida's south-east shore. The shaded-concentric lines indicate the hurricane's wind speed,

Carleton Coffrin, a Ph.D. student working with Pascal Van Hentenryck, was chosen as one of six finalists in the ...

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

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a research grant, in the expected amount of $800,000, to Philip Klein, Claire Mathieu and Ph.D. alum Glencora Borradaile (now Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and ...

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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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As part of the celebration of its 150th anniversary, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Iasi, Romania, presented an honorary professorship (Professor Honoris Causa) to alumnus Sorin Istrail. “I am very humbled and honored to receive this recognition,” he said.

Sorin’s alma mater, where he earned a B.S. in computer science in 1975, also ...

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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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Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch, who gave his last lecture at the university this past Tuesday, was featured on ABC-TV's "Good Morning America," Friday, Sept. 21, 2007. Pausch, who is dying from pancreatic cancer, gave a moving lecture before a packed McConomy Auditorium last Tuesday. In his talk, "Really Achieving Your ...