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Attendees at the NTT/Microsoft Research Asia joint workshop in speech processing, January 2012Attendees at the NTT/Microsoft Research Asia joint workshop in speech processing, January 2012Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), the largest telecommunications company in Asia, held a joint workshop with Microsoft Research Asia in speech processing from January 19 to 20, 2012, in Beijing. Eight senior researchers from NTT Communication Science Laboratories and more than 30 participants from Microsoft Research Asia, led by Frank Soong, principal researcher and manager of the speech group, presented their latest research in speech recognition, enhancement, and synthesis and discussed challenges and opportunities for future collaboration. This was one of Microsoft Research Asia's first joint events with an academic industry partner.

Collaboration Programs

Collaborative Research ProjectsCollaborative Research Projects
Microsoft Research is pleased to announce invitations for proposals of potential collaborative research (CORE) projects for funding in fiscal year 2013. Learn more...

 

New Faculty AwardMicrosoft Research Japan New Faculty Award
The New Faculty Award program is part of our commitment to foster young researchers and promote the advancement of computer science. Learn more...

 

InternshipsInternships
The internship program offers eligible Japanese students the opportunity to interact with top researchers while conducting innovative research at the Microsoft Research lab in Beijing, China, and Microsoft Research headquarters in Redmond, Washington. Learn more...

 

FellowshipsFellowships
Recipients of Microsoft Research Fellowships have the opportunity to conduct hands-on research at the Microsoft Research Lab in Beijing, China. Fellows receive a cash award and plaque. Learn more...

 

Institute for Japanese Academic ResearchInstitute for Japanese Academic Research Collaboration
Founded in 2005, the Microsoft Institute for Japanese Academic Research Collaboration acts as a virtual extension of Microsoft Research, building connections with Japanese academia and fostering Japan's technical talent pool. Learn more...