Microsoft Research Lab – New York City

Microsoft Research Lab – New York City

Established 2012

“Microsoft Research New York City investigates computational social science, algorithmic economics and prediction markets, machine learning, and information retrieval. The researchers in our lab interact deeply with the vibrant academic and tech communities in the New York metropolitan area. Our primary goal is to advance the state of the art in interdisciplinary research, and our research also enhances Microsoft products and services, through direct transfer of technology and through impact on Microsoft strategy.”

— Jennifer Chayes, Managing Director, Microsoft Research New England and Microsoft Research New York City

Overview

Researchers at this lab work together with others in Microsoft Research and in academia to advance the state of the art in social science, both computational and behavioral, computational economics and prediction markets, machine learning, as well as information retrieval. Along with helping to answer big data questions, their research will help us to understand economic and political predictions for understanding online human behavior. This research along with their study of social sciences will help to inform the technology of the future.

 

 

Groups

Posts

Interns

Current Interns

  • Ryan Rogers, University of Pennsylvania (June 27, 2016 – September 23, 2016)

Former Interns

  • Sam Corbett-Davies, Stanford (June 13, 2016 – September 16, 2016)
  • Yu-Xiang Wang, CMU (May 23, 2016 – September 9, 2016)
  • Behnam Neyshabur, Toyota Technical Institute (June 6, 2016 – September 9, 2016)
  • Nika Haghtalab, Carnegie Mellon University (June 27, 2016 – September 9, 2016)
  • Aaron Plasek, Columbia (May 31, 2016 – September 2, 2016)
  • Gianluca Brero, University of Zurich (May 31, 2016 – September 2, 2016)
  • Marlos C. Machado, University of Alberta (June 6, 2016 – September 2, 2016)
  • Nan Jiang, University of Michigan (June 6, 2016 – September 2, 2016)
  • Juan Camilo Castillo, Stanford (June 13, 2016 – September 2, 2016)
  • Eshin Jolly, Dartmouth (May 31, 2016 – August 26, 2016)
  • Joshua Lockerman, Yale (June 6, 2016 – August 26, 2016)
  • Rupert Freeman, Duke (May 16, 2016 – August 19, 2016)
  • Michael Zhao, MIT (May 16, 2016 – August 19, 2016)
  • Ashudeep Singh, Cornell (May 23, 2016 – August 12, 2016)
  • Jia Liu, Columbia (May 02, 2016 – July 29, 2016)
  • Abigail Jacobs, CU Boulder (April 04, 2016 – July 22, 2016)
  • Rishabh Mehrotra, University College London (March 28, 2016 – June 17, 2016)
  • Adrian Benton, John Hopkins University (March 28, 2016 – June 17. 2016)
  • Zhiwei (Steven) Wu, Penn (March 14, 2016 – June 03, 2016)
  • Chris Riederer, Columbia (September 21, 2015 – December 18, 2015)
  • David Abel, Brown (June 29, 2015 – September 18, 2015)
  • Akshay Balsubramani, UCSD (June 22, 2015 – September 18, 2015)
  • Aaron Blankstein, Princeton (June 29, 2015 – September 25, 2015)
  • Rachel Cummings, Caltech (June 1, 2015 – September 4, 2015)
  • Abigail Jacobs, CU Boulder (June 15, 2015 – September 11, 2015)
  • Chris Kedzie, Columbia (June 1, 2015 – September 4, 2015)
  • Tobias (Tobi) Konitzer, Stanford (June 22, 2015 – September 11, 2015)
  • Christian Kroer, CMU (May 18, 2015 – August 14, 2015)
  • Haipeng Luo, Princeton (June 8, 2015 – September 11, 2015)
  • Travis Martin, U Michigan (May 18, 2015 – August 14, 2015)
  • Chris Riederer, Columbia (September 21, 2015 – December 18, 2015)
  • Aaron Schein, UMass Amherst (June 1, 2015 – September 4, 2015)
  • Andrey Simonov, U Chicago (June 1, 2015 – September 4, 2015)
  • Han Zhang, Princeton (June 22, 2015 – September 11, 2015)
  • Elaine Wah, U Michigan (June 1, 2015 – August 28, 2015)
  • Zhiwei (Steven) Wu, Penn (May 26, 2015 – August 28, 2015)
  • Lili Dworkin, UPENN (June 8, 2015 – August 28, 2015)
  • Ming Yin, Harvard (June 1, 2015 – August 28, 2015)
  • Xin Liu, RI School of Design (June 8, 2015 – August 28, 2015)
  • Adith Swaminathan, Cornell (June 8, 2015 – August 21, 2015)
  • Travis Martin, U Michigan (May 18, 2015 – August 14, 2015)
  • Ifeoma Ajunwa (May 2015 – July 2015), Columbia
  • Irina Calciu (February – May 2015), Brown University
  • Andrey Simonov (August – October 2014) University of Chicago
  • Chien-Ju Ho (June – September 2014), UCLA
  • Noah Liebman (June – September 2014), Northwestern University
  • Sara Kingsley (June – September 2014), University of Massachusetts
  • Adam Obeng (June – August 2014), Columbia
  • Luke Start (June – August 2014), New York University
  • Erik Zawadzki (June – August 2014), Carnegie Mellon
  • Ran He (June – August 2014), Columbia
  • Hoda Heidari (June – August 2014), University of Pennsylvania
  • Pablo Barrio (June – August 2014), Columbia
  • Amit Sharma (May – August 2014), Cornell
  • Qiushi (Andrew) Mao (May – August 2014), Harvard
  • Kai-Wei Chang (May – August 2014), University of Illinois
  • Aaron Schein (May – August 2014), University of Massachusetts
  • Daniel Barowy (May – August 2014), University of Massachusetts
  • Douwe Keila (May – August 2014), University of Cambridge
  • Akshay Krishnamurthy (May – August 2014), Carnegie Mellon
  • Ioannis Paparrizos (May – August 2014), Columbia
  • Mohammad Akbarpour (June – September 2013), Stanford
  • Ashton Anderson (June – September 2012), Stanford
  • Sivaraman Balakrishnan (January – May 2013), Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teresa Bracamonte Nole (June – August 2013)
  • Charles Brummitt (May – August 2013), University of California, Davis
  • Allison Chaney (June – September 2013), Princeton University
  • Anna Choromanska (June – September 2013), Columbia University
  • Matthew Ekstrand-Abueg (May – August 2013), Northeastern University
  • Seth Flaxman (May – August 2013), Carnegie Mellon University
  • Xi (Alice) Gao (May – August 2013), Harvard
  • Matthew Goldman (June – September 2013), University of California, San Diego
  • Chien-Ju Ho (May – August 2013), University of California, Los Angeles
  • Andrew Mao (May – August 2013), Harvard
  • Pavel Metrikov (May – August 2013), Northeastern University
  • Deepak Pathak (May – July, 2013), IIT Kanpur
  • Stephane Ross (June – September 2012), Carnegie Mellon University
  • Nisarg Kirtikumar Shah (May – August 2013), Carnegie Mellon University
  • Wei Wang (May – August 2013), Columbia University
  • Michael Wunder (June – September 2012), Rutgers

 

Visiting Researchers

Current Visiting Researchers

  • Nicolas Lambert, Stanford (July 05, 2016 – December 30, 2016)
  • Eduardo Azevedo, Wharton (August 01, 2016 – December 30, 2016)

Former Visiting Researchers

  • Amy Greenwald, Brown (January 05, 2015 – June 30, 2015)
  • Yoav Freund, University of California (January 12, 2015 – March 13, 2015)
  • Robert Schapire, Princeton (September 03, 2013 – January 31, 2014)
  • Yiling Chen, Harvard (July 01, 2013 – December 20, 2013)
  • Rajiv Sethi, Columbia (January 21, 2013 – June 28, 2013)
  • Dean Foster, University of Pennsylvania (January 07, 2013 – June 28, 2013)

People