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Professors Tim Kraska and Andy van Dam and Adjunct Associate Professor Carsten Binnig of Brown University’s Department of Computer Science have just won a Google Faculty Research Award. Their proposal (“Human-In-the-Loop Data Exploration”) is now one of 113 funded projects chosen from more than 800 proposals received from around the world. They join only ...

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Christian Mathiesen And Teammates Take First Place At LinkedIn’s Intern Hackday

Brown CS students continue to distinguish themselves at hackathons nationwide. To read more on this topic, click here.


At LinkedIn’s 5th Annual Intern Hackday this summer, Brown CS graduate student Christian Mathiesen and his teammates competed against 75 other teams to take first place and bring home the $10,000 grand prize scholarship. Their ...

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Brown Ranks #8 For Graduating Female Founders Of VC-Funded Companies

For more stories on why Brown CS is so great, check out our Praise for Brown CS page here.

Brown CS alumni continue to rank highly as industry pioneers. Click here for a list of related stories.

CrunchBase has just concluded its first report on female founders of VC-funded companies. Among other findings, it reveals ...

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Read More: Brown CS Alums Continue To Innovate And Pioneer

Brown CS alums who enter the field continue to earn praise as successful innovators and industry pioneers. Click these links to learn more:

Brown CS Alum danah boyd Wins An Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award

Alum Aimee Lucido Publishes A Young Adult Novel About Her Two Loves: Coding And Writing

Robert Sedgewick, Brown Alum And ...

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Leiserson, Raphael, And Brown CS Colleagues Create A Web App To Help Researchers Explore Cancer Genetics

by Kevin Stacey (Science News Officer, Physical Sciences)

Click here for a quick video introduction to MAGI.

Brown University computer scientists have developed a new interactive tool to help researchers and clinicians explore the genetic underpinnings of cancer. The tool — dubbed MAGI, for Mutation Annotation and Genome Interpretation — is an open-source web application that enables ...

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Foteini Baldimtsi PhD '14 Joins George Mason University As Assistant Professor

Starting in September, 2016, Brown CS graduate Foteini Baldimtsi ScM ’11 PhD ’14 will join George Mason University as an assistant professor of computer science. As one of two new hires specializing in cryptography, she is thrilled to be building a new crypto team.


“I am super excited,” she says. “The CS department [at George ...

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