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Michael Littman And Paul Valiant Win Excellence In Teaching Awards

Click the links that follow for more news items about Michael LittmanPaul Valiant, and other awards won by Brown CS faculty.

Each year, Brown University's Dean of the Faculty recognizes Brown faculty members with five excellence awards. Three are reserved for colleagues in other disciplines, but one of the remaining two awards is ...

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Toymaker: A New Seven-Minute Animated Short From Brown CS

This story was originally published in the December 2017 issue of Conduit, the annual Brown CS magazine.

It’s half past noon in CIT 368 on May 18, 2017. After fourteen years of Senior Lecturer Barbara Meier’s computer animation classes at Brown, after months of focused effort, we have something very new, a first ...

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Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of Barbara Meier's Groundbreaking Use Of Morphing

Twenty-five years later, the video for Michael Jackson's "Black or White" evokes powerful nostalgia. Now made poignant by the singer's untimely death, the directness and optimism of the lyrics is characteristic of an early-1990's America that had seen the toppling of the Berlin Wall just two years before: "I said if you ...

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Recent Accomplishments By Brown CS Students

For more stories on why Brown CS is a great place to study, check out our Praise for Brown CS page here.

On any given week, Brown CS students are designing apps to improve parking or combat cancer, earning fellowships from Google and MIT and Y Combinator, launching their own hackathons and research symposia, and ...

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Oberlin, Meier, Kraska, And Tellex's

Their challenge to the robotics world? Help us scan and manipulate one million objects.

Last week, John Oberlin, Maria Meier, Tim Kraska, and Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Computer Science Department were featured on the Computing Community Consortium (CCC)'s Great Innovative Ideas blog for a paper ("Acquiring Object Experiences at Scale") that was ...

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Barb Meier has been selected to receive the Philip J. Bray Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in the Physical Sciences. The award will be presented to Barb at the Teaching Awards Ceremony on May 6, 4pm-6pm, in Pembroke 305. In addition to the recognition of her achievements, Barb will receive a professional ...

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The department is thrilled to announce that Barbara Meier ’83, M ’87, has been promoted to Senior Lecturer. Barb teaches computer animation, where she focuses on aesthetics and storytelling as much as technical aspects in her courses which include Introduction to Animation and Intermediate Computer Animation.

Before teaching at Brown, Barb worked as a visual ...