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Tim Kraska Receives A Sloan Research Fellowship

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For more content about Tim Kraska, click here.Picture yourself in a meeting with colleagues, looking up at a conference room wall. Not far in the future, Assistant Professor Tim Kraska of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) expects it to be equipped with an interactive whiteboard that will enable domain experts and data scientists …

Ian Gonsher, Jeff Huang, And Stefanie Tellex Win OVPR Seed Awards

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Click the links that follow for more content about OVPR Seed Awards (CS News), Ian Gonsher (CS Blog), Jeff Huang (CS Blog and CS News), or Stefanie Tellex (CS Blog and CS News).Lecturer in Engineering and Adjunct Lecturer in Computer Science Ian Gonsher and Assistant Professors Jeff Huang and Stefanie Tellex of Brown University’s Department of …

Theophilus A. Benson Joins Brown CS As Assistant Professor

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Theophilus (“Theo”) Benson is joining Brown CS as Assistant Professor in September, and if you see him out on a run, training for his next Tough Mudder, consider joining him for at least a block or two. He’s always eager to discuss recent IoT security challenges, cloud outages, and performance …

Rodrigo Fonseca Has Been Promoted To Associate Professor With Tenure

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. Rodrigo joined Brown CS in 2009 after doing postdoctoral work at Yahoo! Research and receiving his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. His work revolves around …

Lauren Clarke Wins A Brown University Excellence Award

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Lauren Clarke, Academic and IP Programs Manager for Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just received one of the highest honors for members of Brown staff, a Brown University Excellence Award. "The biggest challenge in putting together Lauren's nomination," says Department Chair Ugur Cetintemel, "was to make her contributions …

Providence Is Home To One Of Bon Appetit's Ten Best Restaurants

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Click the link that follows for more praise of Providence.Providence is frequently cited for its fine dining, but a recent honor puts our city in the very highest ranks: the Providence Journal reports that Bon Appetit has named local restaurant, Oberlin, the seventh best in the country. Triumphing over competition from as far away as New …

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