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Theophilus Benson Wins An NSF CAREER Award For Bug Tolerant Networking

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"We're moving," says Professor Theophilus "Theo" Benson of Brown University's Department of Computer Science, "into a new generation of software-defined infrastructure that incorporates virtualized network functions, 5th-generation cellular networks and advanced wireless communication technologies ...

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Theophilus Benson And George Konidaris Earn Salomon Awards

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Less than a year after Professor Theophilus (Theo) Benson's arrival at Brown University’s Computer Science Department (Brown CS), and less than two after Professor George Konidaris joined the Brown CS faculty, they've ...

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Stefanie Tellex Wins A CAREER Award For Robots That Help People

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Three things that we take for granted when collaborating with other humans, perceiving, acting, and communicating, are some of the areas that are most difficult for today's robots. Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University ...

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Rodrigo Fonseca And Collaborators Win An NSDI Test Of Time Award

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At the USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI) this week in Boston, Massachusetts, Professor Rodrigo Fonseca of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) and collaborators from University of California San Diego and University of California Berkeley ...

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Rodrigo Fonseca Has Been Promoted To Associate Professor With Tenure

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is happy to announce that Rodrigo Fonseca has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2017 (pending the anticipated approval of the Corporation of Brown). 

Rodrigo joined ...

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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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Recent Accomplishments By Brown CS Students

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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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Student’s Senior Thesis Becomes Gates Foundation-Funded Project

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

For most students a senior thesis represents a valuable learning exercise and the culmination of several years of careful study. Brown University senior Wilson Cusack’s was certainly both of those, but it’s also about to be an international agricultural technology project sponsored by the Bill ...

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New Opportunities In CS: An SMS-Based Commodity Exchange In Ghana

by Wilson Cusack

For my undergraduate thesis, I am building an SMS-based commodity and transport exchange that I am planning to work on full-time in Ghana after graduating. Below is some reflection on my journey to this and the career culture in computer science.  

Background

My interest in agriculture came when I took a year ...

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Jonathan Mace Receives A Facebook Graduate Fellowship

"When things go wrong in today’s systems," writes Brown CS PhD student Jonathan Mace, "it can be difficult to answer questions about causes of failures, uncover dependencies between components, or understand performance or resource usage." Very few things are going wrong for Jonathan at the moment, nor is his recent performance difficult to understand ...