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Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2009

Presentations, interviews, and collaborative research being showcased at the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2009.

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! Tony Hey gives Sneak Preview of Feynman Lectures
Microsoft Corporate Vice President Tony Hey provides attendees of the 10th annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit with a sneak preview of the Richard Feynman lectures prior to the official announcement.  
   
Microsoft Architect Roger Barga on Dryad/DryadLINQ

Microsoft Architect Roger Barga on the Power of Dryad/DryadLINQ
Roger Barga discusses Dryad and DryadLINQ at a high level, explaining the implications, history and future of the tools. Dryad and DryadLINQ facilitate the use of high-performance computing by simplifying the task of implementing distributed applications on clusters of Windows-based computers. 

 
Rick Rashid at Faculty Summit 2009 Rick Rashid Announces Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellows for 2009
During Faculty Summit 2009, Microsoft Research Senior Vice President Rick Rashid recognizes exceptional talent of the five newest Faculty Fellows with $200,000 each, and announces a $1 million gift to the National Center for Women and Information Technology.  

 

Gill Bejerano, New Faculty Fellow 2009  Gill Bejerano on New Faculty Fellowship
Bejerano, assistant professor of developmental biology and computer science at Stanford University, talks about his research and joining the ranks of Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellows for 2009.
   
Luis Ceze, New Faculty Fellow 2009  Luis Ceze on New Faculty Fellowship
Ceze, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Washington, talks about his research and joining the ranks of Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellows for 2009. 
   
Nicole Immorlica, New Faculty Fellow 2009  Nicole Immorlica on New Faculty Fellowship
Immorlica, assistant professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineering, talks about her research and joining the ranks of Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellows for 2009. 
   
Svetlana Lazebnik, New Faculty Fellow 2009  Svetlana Lazebnik on New Faculty Fellowship
Lazebnik, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, talks about her research and joining the ranks of Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellows for 2009. 
   
Rafael Pass, New Faculty Fellow 2009 

Rafael Pass on New Faculty Fellowship

Pass, assistant professor at Cornell University's Department of Computer Science, talks about his research and joining the ranks of Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellows for 2009. 

   
Peter Seligmann, Conservation International  

A Call to Action: How Can Technology Help Protect Environmental Ecosystem Services?
Peter Seligmann of Conservation International talks about the most urgent issues facing the environment and the role that technology can play in the protection of ecosystem services.

 

 

   
Craig Mundie keynote speech  Craig Mundie on Rethinking Computing
Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer shows a prototype ultrasound probe that can run on a Windows Mobile smartphone as part of his Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2009 keynote.
   
Tony Hey at the Faculty Summit 2009 Tony Hey on Making a Difference with Technology   

In segments from his keynote speech, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Tony Hey announces new software tools and discusses the potential to transform the way much scientific research is done.

   
Trident: A Scientific Workflow Workbench imagery

Tony Hey Rolls Out Project Trident and Dryad/DryadLINQ
Microsoft Corporate Vice President Tony Hey announces two new software tools. Project Trident: A Scientific Workflow Workbench allows scientists to easily work with large volumes of data. Dryad and DryadLINQ facilitate the use of high-performance computing by simplifying the task of implementing distributed applications on clusters of Windows-based computers.

   
Priming the Global Talent Pipeline  Priming the Global Talent Pipeline
Microsoft External Research is making a difference in the innovation pipeline through our continued investments in global talent and contribution to the future of our society and our planet. 
   
Microsoft External Research Overview

Microsoft External Research Overview

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Researchers around the globe share how their collaboration with Microsoft Research furthers their efforts in finding solutions to some of the most significant scientific challenges in our data-intensive world.

   

Microsoft Research: Collaborating with Scientists

 

Microsoft Research: Collaborating with Scientists

Leading academic researchers discuss Microsoft technologies and tools that help them collaborate and deliver scientific insight.

SensorMap for the Swiss Experiment

SensorMap for the Swiss Experiment

This Microsoft External Research collaboration with Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPLF) and other partners on the Swiss Experiment project applies Microsoft and partner technologies to research the weather conditions of the Swiss Alps.