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  1. From improving a golf swing to reducing energy in datacenters

    2017 Swiss Joint Research Center kick off By Scarlet Schwiderski-Grosche, Senior Research Program Manager Recently, we celebrated an important milestone for our Swiss Joint Research Center (Swiss JRC). We welcomed top researchers from all partners to a workshop at the…

    February 2017

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  2. Partnership yields key breakthroughs in VR’s “grand challenge”

    By Noboru Sean Kuno, Research Program Manager, Microsoft Research Asia The potential for virtual reality (VR) to upend industrial design, medicine, and other specialized fields has now vaulted the emerging field into the ranks of what the National Academy of…

    February 2017

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  3. Microsoft Research and the industrial research cycle

    A personal view By Thomas Ball, Research Manager, Research in Software Engineering (RiSE) group, Microsoft Research The industrial research cycle Here is what I have told new hires of Microsoft Research (MSR) since I became a manager some 14 years…

    January 2017

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