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  • 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: Chinese University Presents Rashid with Special Honor

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies On four occasions over the past 30 years, the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) has presented honorary doctoral degrees to esteemed individuals. Such recognition, which requires national accreditation, is conferred to honor a distinguished...
  • Blog Post: Malvar Elected as Member of NAE

    Posted by Rob Knies One of the singular advantages of working for Microsoft—and for Microsoft Research, in particular—is the opportunity to work on products and technologies that have a positive influence on multitudes worldwide. Henrique Malvar , Microsoft distinguished engineer and chief...