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Jennifer Tour ChayesManaging Director, Microsoft Research New England

Born 1956 in New York, New York.

Dr. Jennifer Tour Chayes is Distinguished Scientist and Managing Director of Microsoft Research New England in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which she co-founded in 2008 with her husband, Christian Borgs, to integrate mathematics and computer science with other applied sciences.

Dr. Chayes' research concentration has been in the areas of phase transitions in discrete mathematics and computer science, structural and dynamical properties of self-engineered networks, and algorithmic game theory. She has led research teams in developing innovative ...

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