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  • Blog Post: Presenting Our New ACM Fellows

    Posted by Rob Knies Each year, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recognizes several of its members for their contributions to computing by naming them as Fellows. Today, 46 ACM members have been named as Fellows—and six of them are from Microsoft Research, representing four different...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research Asia Wows Asia Pacific Academics

    Posted by Rob Knies Eight sentences. That’s all it took for Rick Rashid , worldwide head of Microsoft Research, to electrify a crowd of 2,000 students and faculty members in Tianjin, China, on Oct. 25 during the 14th annual Computing in the 21st Century Conference . Why did those in attendance...
  • Blog Post: Digital Hair Manipulation Gets Dynamic

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Had your hair cut lately? Most of us probably can answer that one affirmatively. Use a brush or comb? Well, yeah, of course. Does your hair blow in the wind? Only when it’s windy. Such simplistic questions might have you scratching your head. In...