Portrait of Dan Fay

Dan Fay

Senior Director - Outreach


Dan Fay is a Director of the Earth, Energy, and Environment group at MSR External Research.


Project Catapult

Established: June 1, 2011

Project Catapult is the technology behind Microsoft’s hyperscale acceleration fabric, and is at the center of a comprehensive set of investments Microsoft is making to build a supercomputing substrate that can accelerate our efforts in networking, security, cloud services and…


Established: November 21, 2011

Powered by WorldWide Telescope A cloud-based user experience, Layerscape employs powerful, everyday tools to analyze and visualize complex Earth and oceanic datasets—enabling scientists to gain environmental insights into Earth. Users can create and share 3-D virtual tours based on their…


Established: June 29, 2010

Imagine having the ability to take a virtual tour of the cosmos from your living room. Not just a flat, two dimensional tour, but an experience so engrossing that you have the ability to see the entire sky at once…

NodeXL: Network Overview, Discovery and Exploration in Excel

Established: November 20, 2008

NodeXL is a powerful and easy-to-use interactive network visualisation and analysis tool that leverages the widely available MS Excel application as the platform for representing generic graph data, performing advanced network analysis and visual exploration of networks. The tool supports…






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eScience in the cloud


May 14, 2013


Dennis Gannon, Marta Mattoso, and Dan Fay


MSR, COPPE-UFRJ, Microsoft Research