Welcome and Introduction


October 26, 2012


Lolan Song


Microsoft Research Asia


Lolan Song welcomes participants to the Asia Faculty Summit with an overview of the program. During the summit—which was organized in partnership with Nankai University and Tianjin University—leading academic researchers, educators, and Microsoft researchers will examine topics related to the theme, “Advancing Research and Education.” Keynotes, panel sessions, and breakout sessions will include discussions about recent advancements in computing research and future educational trends that are resulting in tools and methodologies to help solve real-world problems in many social and scientific areas.