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Brown CS Receives Two Awards At SIGMOD 2019

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This year's ACM SIGMOD (Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Management of Data) conference was held in Amsterdam, and members of the Brown CS community returned from the ...

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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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Max Salvas Retires After Thirty-Four Years

Today, a hand-crafted desktop machine with a Max Built logo is one of the CIT’s most familiar sights. They’re all the work of Senior Electronics Technician Max Salvas, who’s retiring next week after spending more than half his life with Brown CS. “Things looked a little different in 1983,” he says. In ...

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Recent Accomplishments By Brown CS Faculty

Recently, members of the Brown CS faculty have made historic contributions to global cybersecurity and nuclear non-proliferation, launched a world-class virtual reality environment, played a major role in the expansion of K-12 computer science education, and received honors from sources as diverse as Wired UK and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Stan Zdonik And Co-Authors Win VLDB's 10-Year Best Paper Award
Professor Stan Zdonik of Brown University's Department of Computer Science and his co-authors have just won the Very Large Data Base Endowment (VLDB)'s 10-Year Best Paper Award for research ("C-Store: A Column-oriented DBMS") originally published in Proceedings of the VLDB in 2005.
 
VLDB is an organization that promotes scholarly work on databases and ...

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Read More: Brown CS Community Members Continue To Win Noteworthy Grants And Awards

Brown CS community members continue to win noteworthy grants and awards. To read more, click on these links:

 

Tim Kraska Is The Winner Of The University-Wide Early Career Research Achievement Award

Maurice Herlihy Is The Winner Of The University-Wide Research Innovation Award

Philip Klein Wins NSF Grant For Optimization In Planar Graphs And Beyond

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Google’s SVP Of Advertising And Commerce, Sridhar Ramaswamy PhD ‘95, To Inaugurate Brown CS’s IT Leaders Lecture Series
Seen in the light of their achievements, Brown CS alumni strongly exhibit the values of the university as a whole. As committed and motivated architects of ideas, they contribute in the widest scope possible to science, learning, culture, and their community. Some make their careers in academia, and others in industry and research, but a ...

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Andy Pavlo Wins ACM SIGMOD’s Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award

Brown University Computer Science (BrownCS) alumnus Andy Pavlo PhD ’14 has just won the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (ACM SIGMOD)’s Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award for his recent thesis (“On the Optimization of Partitioned Database Management Systems”). He’s the first BrownCS recipient of the honor, which ...

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The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, recently elevated Roberto Tamassiato Fellowfor “contributions to graph drawing, algorithms and data structures and to computer science education.”

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Roberto, who joined the department in 1988, works on information security, design and analysis of algorithms, graph drawing, geometric computing ...

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Ugur Çetintemel, David Laidlaw and Stan Zdonik are part of the newly launched Intel Science and Technology Center (ISTC) in Big Data. The center is based at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT. The center is primarily affiliated with the Intel Parallel Computing Lab.

The goal of the ISTC is to ...