The Opening of Microsoft Research New England

Last week, Microsoft Research celebrated the opening of it’s newest lab – Microsoft Research New England with a day-long symposium at MIT on the intersection of computer science and the social sciences. You can now review the symposium individual sessions online.

There were some excellent content presented at the event including:

  • Computer Science Is Everywhere
    – Erik Demaine, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
  • Understanding Socio-Technical Phenomena in a Web 2.0 Era
    – Danah Boyd, Fellow, Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society
  • Designing Experience/The Experience of Design
    – Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research
  • The Changing Role of Research Universities and Industrial and National Laboratories in the 21st Century
    – Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

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2 thoughts on “The Opening of Microsoft Research New England

  1. Hello Dr. Jennifer Chayes:

    I would like to say hello, I graduate in 1995 from UCLA. I was in your math 33A and ODE class then. I am doing my ph.d at “Claremont Graduate University. Just started.

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