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  • Themis Haris '21 was selected by the Computer Science faculty as this year's winner of the Francis L. Town Scientific Prize in Computer Science.

    This prize was established by the bequest of Francis L. Town, a member of the class of 1856 from Lancaster, New Hampshire, and is offered annually to "one meritorious and deserving student in each department of scientific study at the College" as of the end of the sophomore year.

    As winner of the Town Prize, Themis joins a small group...

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  • Dan Rockmore ponders how we generate new ideas in this article for The New Yorker.

    Where do ideas come from? That’s a big question. Here’s a smaller one: Where do mathematical ideas come from? I’ve wondered about this from the time I first contemplated being a mathematician until long after I officially became one.

    My...

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  • Alberto Quattrini Li (PI), Devin Balkcom (Co-PI), Xia Zhou (Co-PI), Bo Zhu (Co-PI), Jesse Casana (Anthropology, Co-PI), and Dave Lutz (Environmental Studies, Senior Personnel) were awarded a $400,000 NSF Major Research Instrumentation grant for acquiring marine multirobot systems for underwater monitoring and construction. 

    The research enabled by the instruments to be acquired with this award is focused on exploration of techniques and principles that guide the development of...

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  • Andrew Campbell and his PhD students received the prestigious ACM SIGMOBILE Test-of-Time Award for their 2008 paper:

    Miluzzo E, Lane ND, Fodor K, Peterson R, Lu H, Musolesi M, Eisenman SB, Zheng X, Campbell AT. "Sensing meets mobile social networks: the design, implementation and evaluation of the cenceme application." ACM SenSys, 2008.

    The award citation states:

    CenceMe was the...

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  • The Dartmouth College Department of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor (exceptional candidates at other ranks will be considered). We seek candidates who will be excellent researchers and teachers in the broad area of cybersecurity. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field by the date of the start of their appointment. We particularly seek...

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  • Petra Taylor (Thayer, PI), Lorie Loeb (Co-PI), Laura Ray (Thayer, Co-PI), and Scott Pauls (Math, Co-PI) were awarded a $2.8M NSF Accelerating Discovery Award for their project "Infusing Data Science into Undergraduate STEM Education." The goals of the award are to offer students data science education without having to major in data science. In addition, there is an experiential learning aspect of the award. Working with a new Post Doc, the Digital Applied Learning and Innovation (DALI) Lab...

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  • The Dartmouth College Department of Computer Science invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the level of assistant or associate professor. We seek candidates who will be excellent researchers and teachers in any of the following three areas: (1) Machine Learning, (2) Algorithms, and (3) Computation for Physical Systems. (Examples of computation for physical systems include sensors, cyber-...

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  • Peter Winkler, the William Morrill Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, has been named the Second Distinguished Chair for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) in New York.

    But you can just call him "puzzle master."

    Winkler, who teaches combinatorics, probability, and the theory of computing at Dartmouth and holds a dozen patents in cryptography,...

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  • We are pleased to announce a new full-time PostDoctoral Fellowship position in interactive data visualization.  This position is available in conjunction with the Digital Applied Learning and Innovation (DALI) Lab at Dartmouth College, to oversee research and development in data visualization, and guide teams of students working to develop interactive data visualizations for partners from across campus and around the world.  Data visualization is...

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