Archive – November 2016

John Savage Delivers Remarks On "Cyberspace As A Medium" At The Third World Internet Conference


Days after a trip to Vietnam, where he discussed building cyber resilience to protect scientifict development with the President of Vietnam and the country's cybersecurity experts, Professor John Savage of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has traveled to Wuzhen, China, where he spoke at the third World Internet Conference.The World Internet Conference, …

George Konidaris Wins An AFOSR Young Investigator Research Award


Barely a month after his arrival at Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS), Assistant Professor George Konidaris has received an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Research award.The objective of the Young Investigator Research program is to foster creative basic research in science and engineering, enhance early …

Stefanie Tellex Gives An Invited Talk At EMNLP 2016


Assistant Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just returned from the largest conference devoted to natural language processing (NLP), where she gave an invited talk. SIGDAT (the Association for Computational Linguistics' special interest group on linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to NLP)'s Conference on Empirical Methods …

Brown CS Student Tiffany Chen Is Named A Changemaker Fellow


Tiffany Chen, a Brown CS undergraduate student, has just been named a Changemaker Fellow by Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) in Providence, RI. She was honored at a ceremony held on October 5, 2016, at SEG’s co-working space, the SEG Hub, along with nine other recipients of the Changemaker Fellowship.The Changemaker Fellowship is …