Welcome and Faculty Fellow Awards: 2013 Microsoft Research Faculty Summit

Date

July 15, 2013

Speaker

Harold Javid and Tony Hey

Affiliation

Microsoft Research

Overview

Tony Hey, vice president of Microsoft Research Connections, welcomes attendees to the 2013 Faculty Summit and provides an introduction of this year’s various focus areas for discussions and presentations. Harold Javid, director of Regional Programs at Microsoft Research Connections, introduces this year’s seven recipients of the Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship, which recognizes promising new faculty members who are exploring breakthrough, high-impact research that has the potential to help solve some of today’s most challenging societal problems.