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  • 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: Two from Microsoft Research Named 2014 IEEE Fellows

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Even in this awesome, hyperbolic age, the words “extraordinary achievement” don’t get tossed around all that much. And when they come from the IEEE, the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology, they...
  • 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: Borgs’ Stellar Work Reaps Its Due Reward

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Phase transitions. Statistical physics. Probability theory. To many of us, such concepts are simply beyond our grasp, accessible, if at all, only as something relating, in some vague, hazy fashion, to issues mathematical or topics scientific. Such fields...
  • 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: Microsoft Research New York City: 2012 in Review

    Posted by Jennifer Chayes, managing director of Microsoft Research New York City The inaugural year of Microsoft Research New York City has been stupendous. All of us at Microsoft are thrilled with our newest lab. The lab officially opened on May 3, 2012, with the announcement of a group of 15...