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Amy Greenwald And Brown CS Students Take Second Place In The International Automated Negotiation Agents Competition’s Supply Chain Management League

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The International Automated Negotiation Agents Competition (ANAC) is now in its 15th iteration of bringing together researchers from the negotiation community and spawning novel research in the field of autonomous agent design. Most recently, it was held at the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) in Auckland, New Zealand, in May of 2024, where Brown CS students Arnie He and Akash Singirikonda secured second place in the competition’s Supply Chain Management League with faculty member Amy Greenwald as their coach.

Brown CS Alum Michael Abela Receives A Fulbright Research Award

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It’s never too late to make a change — just ask Michael Abela. The Brown alum graduated in 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. In the final semester of his senior year, just months before Commencement, Abela enrolled in a climate solutions course taught by Associate Provost for Sustainability Stephen Porder. To say it was influential is an understatement.

Brown CS PhD Student Skyler Austen Transforms His Cybersecurity Passion Into An Educational Hackathon For Younger Students

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For first-year PhD student Skyler Austen, cybersecurity education is the focus of his work with Brown CS under faculty member Kathi Fisler. Skyler took his research and, for the last few months, worked with a high school teacher from his home state of Arkansas, James Houston, to host a statewide hackathon for middle school students at the beginning of April.

Maurice Herlihy Remembers His Teenage Work In Digital Humanities With His Pioneering Father, David Herlihy

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Brown CS faculty member Maurice Herlihy is widely known for his work in practical and theoretical aspects of concurrent and distributed systems, but readers may be less familiar with one of his earliest research efforts. As a teenager, he traveled to Florence, Italy, where he helped his father, David Herlihy, on a project where he created punch cards based on data in the Florentine castato, or land registration system. 

FestivEli Celebrates Eli Upfal, His Career, And His Collaborations

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Brown University’s Eli Upfal, Rush C. Hawkins Professor of Computer Science, turned seventy in 2024. To celebrate the occasion, four of his former PhD students invited his many collaborators and colleagues over the years to FestivEli, a series of talks and informal chats about the topics most dear to Eli, and where his contributions have been long-lasting and often trendsetting.

Malte Schwarzkopf And Ritambhara Singh Receive Named Professorships

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is pleased to announce that pending the anticipated approval of Brown’s Corporation, faculty members Malte Schwarzkopf and Ritambhara Singh (also of Brown’s Data Science Institute and Center for Computational Molecular Biology) will receive named professorships. Effective July 1, 2024, Malte will be the Eliot Horowitz ‘03 Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Ritambhara will be the John E. Savage Assistant Professor in Computer Science.

Tom Doeppner Receives A Named Professorship

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Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) is pleased to announce that pending the anticipated approval of Brown’s Corporation, Associate Professor (Research), Vice Chair, and Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies Tom Doeppner has received a named professorship. Effective July 1, 2024, Tom will be the Royce Family Associate Professor of Teaching Excellence in Computer Science. Royce Family Professorships are given to faculty who “have demonstrated a high level of commitment to teaching and to advising students and to innovation and excellence in pedagogy”.