Microsoft Research New England is Microsoft’s sixth basic research lab worldwide, pursues interdisciplinary collaborations between core computer scientists and social scientists to explore how computing and online experiences will evolve. The lab’s opening symposium, held September 22, 2008, inaugurated a long-term partnership with institutions in a uniquely dynamic research environment.
Hello and Welcome
“Microsoft has a long-standing and deep commitment to collaborate with the broader research community and advance the state of the art across many areas of computing research. The establishment of the New England lab opens up a new chapter for Microsoft to work with you to pursue new interdisciplinary areas of research that bring together core computer scientists and social scientists to better understand, model, and enable computing and online experiences of the future.”
— Jennifer Chayes, Managing Director, Microsoft Research New England
On Monday, September 22, 2008 Microsoft Research held a symposium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to inaugurate Microsoft Research New England, the company’s newest research lab.