Research Bits: Bill Howe and Michael Schapira


July 16, 2013


Bill Howe and Michael Shapira


University of Washington, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


“Research Bits” provide a glimpse into the research being conducted around the world through brief interviews with researchers.

  • First, Bill Howe of the University of Washington talks about his work to make it easier for researchers to access big data by building user-friendly applications that run on existing cloud platforms like Windows Azure.
  • At 2:10, Michael Schapira, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, talks about his research in Internet protocols, why they need to be updated, and why it is so problematic to implement updates. Winner of the 2013 Faculty Fellowship award, Michael anticipates that it will help increase exposure to his work in Internet protocols

Field correspondent Josephine Cheng conducted these brief interviews during the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2013.