Date: July 2, 2018 – July 6, 2018
This event is by invitation only.
AI Summer School continued the tradition of the annual PhD Summer Schools that have been taking place at MSR Cambridge for the past 12 years. The 2018 School focussed on the topic of AI. 100 postgraduate students gathered in the Cambridge Lab in the week of 2 July 2018 to hear about AI, learn general research skills, get to know the MSR Cambridge Lab, and enjoy the opportunity to network and socialize with well-known people in the field as well as getting to know their peers from Universities across Europe and beyond.
Invited students will include PhD students in their first or second year from universities and research institutions with which Microsoft Research partners, as well as Microsoft Research PhD Scholars.
Confirmed External Speakers
- Dame Wendy Hall, University of Southampton
- Hermann Hauser, Amadeus Capital
- Marina Jirotka, University of Oxford
- Ewa Luger, University of Edinburgh
- Joris Mooij, University of Amsterdam
- Nicolas Papernot, Pennsylvania State University
- Jonas Peters, University of Copenhagen
- Simone Stumpf, City, University of London
- Mihaela van der Schaar, University of Oxford
- Shimon Whiteson, University of Oxford
Confirmed Microsoft Speakers
- Christopher Bishop, Lab Director, Microsoft Research
- Jasmin Fisher, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
- Andrew Fitzgibbon, Partner Scientist, Microsoft HoloLens
- Alex Gaunt, Researcher, Microsoft Research
- Katja Hofmann, Researcher, Microsoft Research
- Rajesh Jena, Radiation Oncology Consultant, Inner Eye Microsoft Research
- Jacquelyn Krones, Principal Design Researcher, Microsoft
- Sebastian Nowozin, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
- Simon Peyton Jones, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
- Kenji Takeda, Global Director, Azure for Research
- Ryota Tomioka, Researcher, Microsoft Research
- Kapil Vaswani, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research
About the Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship Programme
The Microsoft Research PhD Scholarship Programme was incepted in 2004 to support research collaborations between academics in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region with Microsoft Research researchers in the Cambridge Lab. Currently, there are over 50 students working at universities and research organisations across the whole region on peer-reviewed projects and in collaboration with their Microsoft Research Cambridge co-supervisors.