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Bawabe, Kumar, Sam, And Walke Receive CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Honors

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The Computing Research Association (CRA) is a coalition of more than 200 organizations with the mission of enhancing innovation by joining with industry, government, and academia to strengthen research and advance education in computing. Every year, they recognize North American students who show phenomenal research potential with their Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award, and in 2021, Brown …

George Konidaris And Collaborators Win The IJCAI-JAIR Best Paper Award

Presented annually, the IJCAI-JAIR Award is given to an outstanding paper published in The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research in the preceding five calendar years. Today, Professor George Konidaris of Brown CS and his collaborators, Leslie Pack Kaelbling of MIT (formerly a Brown CS faculty member) and Tomás Lozano-Pérez of MIT, received the award for their 2018 paper, …

Diverse Career Paths: Brown CS Alum Sharon Lo Ponders How Products Can Harm Society

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We're reposting this article with the kind permission of Brown Alumni Magazine, where it first appeared.  You can read their full November-December 2020 issue here. Microsoft constantly develops new technology, and Sharon Lo ’16 considers how those creations could wreak havoc upon the world. As a member of Microsoft’s Ethics & Society organization, Lo actually …

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