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  • Blog Post: Gulwani Wins 2014 Robin Milner Young Researcher Award

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Sumit Gulwani is a kind and accomplished person, the type who doesn’t simply display concern when he sees something amiss, but actually rolls up his sleeves and begins to fix it. While his day job is as a Microsoft researcher, he also serves on the...
  • Blog Post: Dumais Receives Athena Lecturer Award

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Among the many earthly domains attributed to the Greek goddess Athena are those of mathematics, inspiration, strength, skill, and wisdom—traits that, combined, begin to describe the career of Susan Dumais , named April 8 as the ninth recipient of...
  • Blog Post: Zhengyou Zhang: Microsoft Research’s Latest ACM Fellow

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Pardon Zhengyou Zhang if he retains a certain fondness for the year just past. In early December 2013, Zhang, a research manager and principal researcher for Microsoft Research, was named a recipient of the inaugural Helmholtz Prize , a test-of-time award...
  • Blog Post: Grudin Joins Ranks of ACM Fellows

    Posted by Rob Knies After years of investigating computer-supported ways to help groups work collaboratively, Jonathan Grudin’s achievements are being recognized by one of computer science’s most esteemed groups. On Dec. 11, Grudin , a principal researcher in the Natural Interaction...
  • Blog Post: Tennenholtz Receives Allen Newell Award

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Moshe Tennenholtz is an accomplished man. An Israel-based principal researcher with Microsoft Research New England , he has performed pioneering work bridging computer science, artificial intelligence, and game theory. He also has co-founded several e...
  • Blog Post: Bahl Awarded SIGMOBILE’s Top Honor

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Victor Bahl , research manager of the Mobility and Networking Research Group at Microsoft Research Redmond , recalls a time, nearly 20 years distant, when the idea of a professional organization for those interested in mobile technology was merely a glimmer...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research New England: 2012 in Review

    Posted by Jennifer Chayes, managing director of Microsoft Research New England It’s been another year of great research, growth, and connection at Microsoft Research New England . We’ve had more than 350 academic visitors this year, many of whom have engaged deeply with other Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: The Big Game: Bay Area Research Competition

    Posted by Kelly Berschauer The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has a history of conducting successful student competitions during its major conferences, so it was only fitting that when Microsoft Research Connections and Microsoft Research Silicon Valley were considering hosting a similar...
  • Blog Post: Grudin’s Work Cited for ‘Lasting Impact’

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies The annual Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) conference focuses on technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks. When the folks behind the conference decided it was time to begin to honor influential papers in the...