Scientific computing at Microsoft

Making critical connections between computing and research to help solve data-intensive scientific challenges

Is your research reproducible? It can be with a little help from the cloud.

Science tools

Free computational tools for life, earth, and environmental sciences

Free tools that accelerate insights in earth and environmental sciences
Free tools to help advance human health issues

Earth and environment research

Earth, energy, and environment researchResearching and developing technologies for scientific visualization and data management to help accelerate insight and advancements in the environmental and earth sciences

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Health and wellbeing research

Health and wellbeing researchApplying advanced computing technologies—such as data analysis, imaging, sensor networks, and visualization—to increase understanding of disease and improve human healthcare

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Microsoft products

Microsoft products that you can use in your research

Scientific computing

Microsoft Azure for Research provides training, resources, and awards to help researchers perform data-intensive computations in the cloud.


Microsoft Mathematics provides a set of tools that help students solve equations while gaining a better understanding of mathematical concepts.


Teach Windows Phone programming and app development by using leading development tools and academic resources.


The Windows 8 App Development resource kit includes resources and tools for teaching modern app design and development.