Brown CS News

Archives May 2012

Ugur Çetintemel and Shriram Krishnamurthi Promoted to Professor


The Department is excited to announce the promotions of Ugur Çetintemel and Shriram Krishnamurthi to Professor, effective July 1, 2012. “These faculty members are internationally respected and highly visible in their areas of expertise and have a strong commitment to teaching and advising,” said Department Chair Roberto Tamassia. “We are delighted that the University has recognized the outstanding work of Ugur and Shriram by promoting them to a higher academic rank.”

Ugur Çetintemel

Ugur specializes in the management and analysis of data at scale. His recent focus has been on developing systems and techniques for real-time analytics. He is also ...

Continue reading

Barbara Meier Appointed Senior Lecturer


The department is thrilled to announce that Barbara Meier ’83, M ’87, has been promoted to Senior Lecturer. Barb teaches computer animation, where she focuses on aesthetics and storytelling as much as technical aspects in her courses which include Introduction to Animation and Intermediate Computer Animation.

Before teaching at Brown, Barb worked as a visual effects animator for feature films and music videos when computer graphics production was just beginning to have a place in Hollywood. She worked with and learned from many talented computer graphics artists, feature film directors, visual effects supervisors, and producers. Barb is also involved in ...

Continue reading

Nabeel Gillani Receives Brown University Distinguished Senior Thesis Award


Nabeel Gillani was recently awarded the Brown University Distinguished Senior Thesis Award for his honors thesis, Joint Assessment and Restoration of Power Systems. Pascal Van Hentenryck was Nabeel’s advisor and Carleton Coffrin’s research was the starting point of the thesis.

The award recognizes exemplary senior thesis projects by undergraduate students across the university. Award recipients exemplify the range and quality of undergraduate research at Brown University. Each finalist makes an important and original contribution to an academic discipline, and all finalists provide lucid explorations of important issues and questions of interest to today's educated readers.

Nabeel is ...

Continue reading

Daily archives

Previous month

April 2012

Next month

June 2012