Hsiao-Wuen Hon, P. Anandan, Jennifer Chayes, Christian Borgs, and Gordon Bell
A star cast of MSR staff including David Bargeron, Antonio Criminisi, Steve Harris, Chuck Jacobs, Nebojsa Jojic, Sing Bing Kang, David Salesin, Andreas Soupliotis, Rick Szeliski, Kentaro Toyama, and Matt Uyttendaele will show some amazing stuff with P. Anandan acting as the MC.
Gordon Bell has been a principal researcher at Microsoft Research since 1995. He is the former vice president of R&D at Digital Equipment Corporation; professor at Carnegie-Mellon University; founding assistant director of the National Science Foundation’s CISE Directorate;; advisor/investor to 100+ High Tech start-up companies (1983- ); and a founding trustee of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. He has written several books about computer architecture and High Tech Ventures. Gordon created ACM’s Gordon Bell Prize in 1987 to acknowledge and reward progress in parallel processing. He is a fellow of the ACM, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, IEEE, NAE, NAS, and 1991 National Medal of Technology medalist