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Alum Adventures: Meredith Ringel Morris and Eric Horvitz Win The UIST Lasting Impact Award

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“We live in an era of fake news,” explains Brown CS  alum Meredith Ringel Morris ‘01, “and there’s this huge idea of trustworthiness when searching for information, and my research focuses on this process of search.” Currently working as ...

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IGT Celebrates Don Stanford As He Makes A Major Career Transition

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Adjunct Professor Donald L. Stanford of Brown CS is making a major transition in a career that's been marked by profound impact in the technology sector, education, and service to his community. Two weeks ago, he retired from his role ...

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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 ...

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The Biggest Expansion In Brown CS History: CS With Impact

In an endeavor to increase opportunities for students and broaden excellence in research and teaching, Brown University will expand its Department of Computer Science over the next five years, adding 10 tenure track faculty members and five lecturers, as well as boosting support for collaborative, high-impact research.

The expansion, the largest in the 40-year history ...

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Servan-Schreiber, Riondato, And Zgraggen Have Been Named Runners-Up For ICDM's Best Student Paper Award

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The IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM) has established itself as the world’s premier research conference in data mining and analytics. The conference covers aspects of data mining, including algorithms, software, systems and applications ...

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Mentor Alum: Deb Mills-Scofield Inspires And Empowers Brown Students

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“As you get out into the world, it gets a little harder to constantly learn about new things,” explains Brown alum Deb Mills-Scofield ‘82, “and coming back to Brown is like grad school for free, I’m learning so many ...

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PhD Alum Jonathan Mace Earns Honorable Mention For The Dennis M. Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award

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Launched in 2013, the Dennis M. Ritchie Doctoral Dissertation Award was created by the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Operating Systems (ACM SIGOPS) to recognize research in software systems and to encourage the creativity ...

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Shriram Krishnamurthi And Collaborators Have Won The SIGPLAN Software Award For Work On Racket

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Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown CS and collaborators have won the annual SIGPLAN Software Award for contributions to the development of the programming language Racket. This award recognizes the development of a software system that has ...

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Applications Are Open For The Pausch Undergraduate Summer Research Award

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Brown CS is glad to announce that applications are open for the Randy F. Pausch '82 Computer Science Undergraduate Summer Research Award, which provides $10,000 annually to support an undergraduate engaged in an intensive ...

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Tim Nelson Has Been Promoted To Assistant Professor (Research)

An unexamined life may or may not be worth living, but it's clear that Tim Nelson, who has just been promoted to Brown CS Assistant Professor (Research), isn't leading one. In an hour-long interview, his reflections on our field repeatedly evoke the challenges that almost all students face in their early days of ...