Azure egress fee waiver for the academic community

By Brian Hillger, Senior Director, C+E Business Planning, Microsoft Based on Microsoft’s extensive experience engaging and working with the academic community, we strongly believe that educational institutions of all types and sizes can benefit from cloud services, for research as well as for teaching and learning environments. Microsoft also understands the need for academia to…


Lab of Things enables research and teaching

Since its introduction in 2013, the Lab of Things (LoT) has captured the imagination of researchers, who are using this flexible, platform for experimental research that uses connected devices. During the past six months, we’ve updated and added features to the LoT. We’ve also seen LoT adopted in the classroom and used for some interesting…


Microsoft Research gives promising computer science faculty a boost

The time for new faculty members to take risks in research is early in their careers. However, early-career realities often get in the way. As any tenure-track academic knows, the first few years of one’s career can be a seemingly endless process of writing grant proposals. The Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowships liberate promising young researchers…