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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. Baker '39 Professor at Princeton University) with ...

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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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“We knew the odds were against us,” laughs Brown CS alum Dave Simons ’90, “but the idealism of four recent college graduates trumped the 90% failure rate we were warned about.” Nearly 30 years later, it seems this idealism ...

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A Gift That Honors A Giver: The UTAship For Underrepresented Minority Women In Memory Of Marie Moses ‘82

As we look back on 40 years of Brown CS, successfully funding our UTA Endowment has been one of our most important but also our most gratifying recent milestones. UTAships are tremendous gifts, but in many cases, they’re also historical documents. Each of them tells a story, and some are funny (“Hotel CIT UTAship ...

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The Story Behind Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice And Its Influence In The Field

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Originally published in 1982, Fundamentals of Interactive Computer Graphics quickly became a bestseller in its field. Widely recognized as one of the most comprehensive works to ever cover this subject, this book has been read by ...

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A Team Led By Brown CS Master's Alum Prabhat Breaks The Exaflop Barrier And Wins ACM's Gordon Bell Prize

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"The CS community has talked about Exascale computing for a decade," says Brown CS Master's alum Prabhat, who recently received the ACM Gordon Bell Prize with colleagues from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and NVIDIA, "and I'm thrilled that ...