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  • Blog Post: Researcher Teevan Wins Borg Early Career Award

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Jaime Teevan , it seems, can do it all. Since joining Microsoft Research in 2006, her focus on personalized search has led to a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a couple of best-paper awards from prestigious academic conferences, and...
  • 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: A Hybrid Approach to Direct Search Answers

    Posted by Rob Knies You might have noticed in your most recent Bing search that, these days, you often can get an answer to your query without having to click through to one of the search results. For example, I recently wondered about this year’s date for Mother’s Day in the United...