• Anniversary Momentum Hits the Subcontinent

    Posted by Rob Knies

    Microsoft Research India headquarters

    By now, it’s the middle of the night at the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Wash. But while U.S. researchers are dreaming about Microsoft Research’s forthcoming anniversary events, it’s afternoon in Bangalore, the home of Microsoft Research India.

    P. Anandan, Microsoft distinguished scientist and Microsoft Research India managing director, greeted media with a keynote address that discussed Microsoft Research and its role within the company, his facility, and its objectives and achievements.

    He had a lot to cover. Scientific and academic research continues to grow in India, and computer-science research is being conducted at key universities across the breadth of the nation.

  • In Beijing, a Rousing Welcome

    Posted by Rob Knies

    Welcome to Inside Microsoft Research, a new blog that provides news and insights into research conducted at our 12 facilities around the world. We are privileged to inaugurate the blog by detailing the events being held around the globe on Sept. 27 to mark the 20th anniversary of Microsoft Research. We begin by taking a look at what is happening in Beijing, home of Microsoft Research Asia.