2016 IEEE CS TCSE Distinguished Synergy Award

Presented to Microsoft Research
Redmond, USA

In recognition of their worldwide impact on software engineering research for the past 25 years, their role as an open research institution that influenced hundreds of students and faculty members every year, their collaborations with academia toward common research goals, their research artifacts in terms of tools and data that contribute to improving the company’s own software engineering practices, and their open, bi-directional, team-oriented model for effective partnership between industry and universities.