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Diverse Career Paths: Brown CS Alum Morgan McGuire Makes An Impact In Academia And Industry

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by Rujul Singh

“I’ve learned that sometimes you really can change the world by just putting your ideas out in an academic publication,” laughs Brown CS PhD alum Morgan McGuire ‘06, “and sometimes you ...

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Michael Littman And Ellie Pavlick Receive Named Professorships

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is pleased to announce that two of its faculty members received named chairs at the May, 2020 meeting of the Corporation of Brown University. Michael Littman is now the Royce Family Professor ...

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Andy van Dam's ACM Hypertext Keynote Will Reflect On A Half-Century Of Hypertext

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"Here we are," said Brown CS Professor Andries "Andy" van Dam in 1987, "and we have to ask, perhaps rhetorically, has hypertext arrived?" He was delivering a keynote address at the first ACM Hypertext Conference ...

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Krishnamurthi And van Dam Win SIGSOFT And SIGGRAPH Educator Awards

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Within the span of a single year, Brown CS faculty members have won two of the field's highest distinctions for teaching: Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi received the SIGSOFT Influential Educator Award and Professor Andy ...

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Michael Littman Has Been Named An ACM Fellow

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In a ceremony on June 15, 2019, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and professional computing society, elevated Professor Michael Littman of Brown CS to the rank of Fellow, the organization's highest ...

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Robert Sedgewick, Brown Alum And Former Faculty Member, Wins ACM's Outstanding Educator Award

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In a ceremony on June 15, 2019, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and professional computing society, presented Robert Sedgewick (William O ...

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George Konidaris Receives The Latest Brown CS Named Professorship

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor George Konidaris has become the inaugural holder of the John E. Savage Endowed ...

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Andy van Dam Wins The Inaugural ACM SIGGRAPH Distinguished Educator Award

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Now in his ninth decade, it remains to be seen whether Brown CS Professor Andries van Dam is slowing down. He's just become the inaugural recipient of the ACM SIGGRAPH Distinguished Educator Award ...

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UCSB Looks To The Brown CS UTA Program For Best Practices

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"Even today," says Diba Mirza, faculty in Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), "there is a prevailing assumption that only graduate students are qualified to work as Teaching Assistants in ...

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Alum Adventures: Brown CS Alums David Simons, Daniel Wilk, And Michael Natkin Have Won An Academy Award For Work On Adobe After Effects

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In the days since we went to press with the story below, Brown CS alums Dave Simons ’90 and Daniel Wilk ’92 have won yet another award for their work on Adobe Character Animator. The National Academy of Television ...