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Michael Frederickson Helps Brown CS Students Find Their Passions

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“I’ve never really been interested in technology just for technology’s sake,” explains Brown CS alum Michael Frederickson ‘08, “but rather in using technology to make somebody feel something.” Currently working as a Lead Technical Director at Pixar Animation ...

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Brown Executive Master In Cybersecurity Alum Ernesto Zaldivar Is A Finalist For The Bracken Bower Prize

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Hoping to encourage young authors to tackle emerging business themes, the Financial Times and McKinsey and Company first awarded the Bracken Bower Prize in 2014. The award is given to the best business book proposal by an ...

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Krishnamurthi And Multiple Alums Win An OOPSLA Most Influential Paper Award For Flapjax

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"Two weeks before the OOPSLA 2009 deadline," remembers Brown CS alum Arjun Guha (now Associate Professor of Computer Science at University of Massachusetts, Amherst), "Shriram declared that it was time to actually write a Flapjax ...

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Brown CS Undergrads Take Third At The International Collegiate Programming Contest Regionals And Advance To The Nationals

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The International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) is believed to be oldest, largest, and perhaps the most prestigious programming competition in the world. An algorithmic programming contest for college students, it ...

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Seny Kamara Provides Data Security Testimony To Congress

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Last week, Professor Seny Kamara of Brown CS testified at a Congressional hearing ("Banking on Your Data: The Role of Big Data in Financial Services"), explaining that cryptography solutions to improve consumer financial health can ...

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As machine learning improves, the appeal of making ground-breaking (and money-making) discoveries in our mountains of data is only increasing. But medical researchers, marketing executives, and professionals of all kinds aren’t data scientists, and they often can’t afford to hire them. This means that daunting questions surrounding data analysis remain: how do you ...

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R. Iris Bahar Delivers A Keynote Address At The International Green And Sustainable Computing Conference

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“Energy efficiency is now a critically important design constraint for most computing systems today,” says Professor R. Iris Bahar of Brown CS, “and as applications become more and more memory- and compute-intensive, energy-efficiency and reliability ...

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Brown CS Alum Evan Wallace Has Been Named An INC 2019 Rising Star

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“My big vision is making design accessible to everyone,” explains co-founder/CEO of Figma, Dylan Fields, “and I want the tools to be simple and powerful.” This dream is quickly becoming a reality, as both Dylan and Brown CS ...

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Brown CS Announces A Tenure-Track Faculty Search At All Levels

The Department of Computer Science at Brown University is hiring tenure-track faculty at all levels. These positions are a part of a major expansion plan for the department as it works to increase its faculty roster by close to 50% over a five-year period. While many of these positions will be used to strengthen and ...

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Jiwon Choe Wins The Memsys Best Student Presentation Award

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Brown CS PhD student Jiwon Choe has just won the Best Student Presentation Award for her presentation “Attacking Memory-Hard Scrypt with Near-Data-Processing” (co-authored with Brown CS Professors Maurice Herlihy and R. Iris Bahar and Boston University Professor Tali Moreshet) at ...

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