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Brown University Hosts Northeast Robotics Colloquium (NERC), Delights Scientists, Industry, And Children

Community outreach connects Brown CS students to the Providence area. For more articles on how Brown CS students inspire and lead members of the greater Providence community click here.

 

The Brown University Humans To Robots Lab, headed by Professor Stefanie Tellex, hosted the 2014 Northeast Robotics Colloquium last week. Drones that can deliver packages bumped ...

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Brown Rated #3 In USA For Software Developers At Startups

For more stories on why Brown CS is a great place to study, check out our Praise for Brown CS page here.

Brown CS alumni continue to rank highly as industry pioneers. Click here for a list of related stories.

Brown University was recently rated the country's third-best school for software developers at startups ...

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Brown CS Finds A Unique Way To Celebrate Impressive Heidelberg Laureate Forum Representation

In addition to advancing the field at a local and national level, Brown CS community members have a global impact on education and research. For more articles on Brown CS around the world click here.

Thirty-five years after the founding of the department, Brown CS attendance at international conferences is anything but uncommon: strong representation ...

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Paul Valiant Becomes Sheridan Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow

An expanded version of this story will appear as part of an article on excellence in teaching in the next issue of Conduit, our research and alumni news magazine.

Assistant Professor Paul Valiant of Brown University’s Department of Computer Science (Brown CS) has just received a Sheridan Junior Faculty Teaching Fellowship that will enable ...

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Andy Pavlo Wins ACM SIGMOD’s Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award

Brown University Computer Science (BrownCS) alumnus Andy Pavlo PhD ’14 has just won the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Management Of Data (ACM SIGMOD)’s Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award for his recent thesis (“On the Optimization of Partitioned Database Management Systems”). He’s the first BrownCS recipient of the honor, which ...

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Alex Tarvo Wins ACM Student Research Competition Award

Brown University Department of Computer Science (BrownCS) alumnus Alex Tarvo PhD ’14 has just won the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)’s Student Research Competition Award for his research into predicting the performance of multi-threaded programs. He’s the second Brown CS recipient of the honor (Dan Keefe won in 2005 at ACM’s SIGGRAPH ...

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Imagine a first-year computer science concentrator (let’s call him Luis) e-mailing friends and family back home after a few weeks with Brown Computer Science (BrownCS). Everything he expected to be challenging is even tougher than anticipated: generative recursion, writing specifications instead of implementations, learning how to test his code instead of just writing it ...

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BrownCS Alumnus Jack Stankovic To Receive University Of York Honorary Doctorate

Brown University’s Department of Computer Science (BrownCS) alumni continue their tradition of achievement, with Jack Stankovic PhD '79 about to receive the honorary degree of Doctor of the University from University of York, U.K.

Now a professor at the University of Virginia, Stankovic was one of the first graduates of the BrownCS PhD ...

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Alumnus David Blei '97 Wins ACM Award

Professors John Savage and Michael Littman share the news that BrownCS alumnus David Blei '97 has won an ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computer Sciences for his development of powerful modeling techniques to speed information retrieval from large data collections.

Michael says, "I'm really excited for David. I got to work with him a ...

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Brown CS students continue to distinguish themselves at hackathons nationwide. To read more on this topic, click here.

A group of Brown CS and RISD students are hosting Hack@Brown, the first annual Brown University hackathon January 24-25 in Alumnae Hall! 250 students from Brown/RISD and other schools in the northeast plus engineers ...