Archive – April 2018

Stefanie Tellex Wins An Early Career Research Achievement Award


Professor Stefanie Tellex of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just received an Early Career Research Achievement Award from Brown's Office of the Vice President for Research. Inaugurated last year, the Awards are given in three areas (Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Physical Sciences; and Life Sciences …

Shriram Krishnamurthi Gives A Keynote At École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne


École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has recently made "computational thinking" part of its curriculum for all students, and last month, they held the Teaching Computational Thinking Workshop to begin addressing questions about how the subject can and should be integrated into scientific and engineering programs.As one of two keynote speakers (the other was …

Vint Cerf Sees Bootstrap As Part Of "A Wave Of The Future"


"People learn at different speeds and use different methods to reinforce what they are learning," writes Vinton G. Cerf in the latest issue of Communications of the ACM. Looking for pedagogy that breaks with tradition, the Internet pioneer finds inspiration in Bootstrap, a K-12 CS curriculum used worldwide that's directed by Kathi Fisler, Shriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel …

Shriram Krishnamurthi Will Give A Keynote Lecture At Programming 2018


Click the link that follows for more news items about Shriram Krishnamurthi.This week, Professor Shriram Krishnamurthi of Brown University's Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) caps off a busy season of international lectures by delivering a Colloqium d'Informatique ("Curriculum Design as an Engineering Problem") at Sorbonne Université in Paris. The lecture series, …