Microsoft Research

Microsoft Faculty Fellowship

Program Summary

Each year since 2005, Microsoft Research has recognized innovative, promising new faculty members from a number of research institutions to join the ranks of Microsoft Research Faculty Fellows. The Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship program now encompasses 59 academic researchers whose exceptional talent for research and innovation in computer science identifies them as emerging leaders in their fields. The selected professors are exploring breakthrough, high-impact research that has the potential to help solve some of today’s most challenging societal problems.

Eligibility

Award Information

Each fellowship includes a cash award. The Microsoft Research Faculty Fellows also have access to other Microsoft resources, such as software, invitations to conferences, and engagements with Microsoft Research. Microsoft awards Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship grants each year; awardees are selected by April.
 
The Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship Awards program provides recipients considerable freedom in planning the focus of their academic research. The funds can be applied to a wide variety of uses to pursue novel research. Examples of possible research areas include, but are not limited to: interdisciplinary research, scientific computing, bioinformatics, computational biology, software engineering, and other areas where computing transforms the discipline and advances the state of the art.
 
To comply with the limitation of one submission per organization, please contact Cheryl Ridgeway (cheryl-a-ridgeway@uiowa.edu or 384-3332) in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, if you are interested in applying.

Date Due to Sponsor09/30/2013
Required LOI Due DateN/A
Non-Required LOI Due DateN/A
Email:cheryl-a-ridgeway@uiowa.edu
Phone:319-384-3332
Sponsor URL:http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/collaboration/awards/msrff.aspx

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