Asia Faculty Summit 2014

October 30–31, 2014 | Beijing, China

The Asia Faculty Summit 2014 is organized by Microsoft Research Asia and conducted in partnership with Tsinghua University. The event will be held in Beijing, China, from October 30 to 31, 2014. The summit brings together hundreds of leading academic researchers, educators, and Microsoft researchers to discuss topics related to the theme “Computing in Science.” Cross-disciplinary collaborations in research and education will be addressed and explored, as well as how academia and computer science students can be better equipped to work with other disciplines in data-intensive sciences.

Featured speakers

Jining Chen   Kap-Young Jeong   Takeo Kanade   Butler W. Lampson  Christos H. Papadimitriou  Jeannette Wing  Andrew Chi-Chih Yao  

Jining Chen

President,
Tsinghua University

 

Kap-Young Jeong
President,
Yonsei University

Takeo Kanade
Professor,
Carnegie Mellon University

Butler W. Lampson

Technical Fellow, Microsoft Corporation

 

Christos H. Papadimitriou

Professor,

UC Berkeley 

Jeannette Wing

Corporate Vice President,
Microsoft Research

Andrew Yao

Professor,
Tsinghua University

General chairs

Hsiao-Wuen Hon  Andrew Chi-Chih Yao 

Hsiao-Wuen Hon

Chairman of Microsoft's Asia R&D Group | Managing Director of Microsoft Research Asia

Andrew Yao

Professor,
Tsinghua University

 

Program chairs

Tim Pan   

Tim Pan 

University Relations Director,
Microsoft Research Asia

Ming Zhou

Principal Researcher,
Microsoft Research Asia