[Bio-matrix] Announcing Yahoo!'s 2nd Annual Key Scientific Challenges Program

Jamie Lockwood via biomatrx%40net.bio.net (by jamieloc from yahoo-inc.com)
Mon Feb 1 16:54:36 EST 2010


 

 

INVENT THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNET

 

What are the big problems Yahoo! is working on? What are the major
challenges facing our industry today? What will the next generation of
the Internet look like and how will we get there? Yahoo! Labs scientists
are asked these questions every day. The questions, and answers, have
created some big opportunities for PhD students around the globe. 

 

We are thrilled to announce Yahoo!'s second annual Key Scientific
Challenges Program. This is your chance to get an inside look at-and
help tackle-the big challenges that Yahoo! and the entire Internet
industry are facing today. As part of the Key Scientific Challenges
Program you'll gain access to Yahoo!'s world-class scientists, some of
the richest and largest data repositories in the world, and have the
potential to make a huge impact on the future of the Internet while
driving your research forward.

 

THE CHALLENGES AREAS INCLUDE:

-        Search Experiences                    

-        Machine Learning

-        Data Management

-        Information Extraction

-        Economics

-        Statistics

-        Multimedia

-        Computational Advertising

-        Social Sciences

-        Green Computing

-        Security

-        Privacy

 

KEY SCIENTIFIC CHALLENGES AWARD RECIPIENTS RECEIVE:

-        $5,000 unrestricted research seed funding which can be used for
conference fees and travel, lab materials, professional society
membership dues, etc.

-        Access to select Yahoo! datasets

-        The unique opportunity to collaborate with our industry-leading
scientists

-        An invitation to this summer's exclusive Key Scientific
Challenges Graduate Student Summit where you'll join the top minds in
academia and industry to present your work, discuss research trends and
jointly develop revolutionary approaches to fundamental problems

 

CRITERIA: To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled in a PhD
program at any accredited institution.

 

We're accepting applications from January 25th - March 5th 2010 and
winners will be announced by early April 2010.

 

To learn more about the program and how to apply, visit
http://labs.yahoo.com/ksc. 

 

 

 



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