Fay, Dan

Director of External Research - Earth, Energy, and Environment Microsoft

Daniel Fay is the Director of External Research for Earth, Energy, and Environment engagements for Microsoft Research, where he works with academic research projects focused on utilizing computing technologies to aid in scientific and engineering research. Dan has project experience working with High Performance Computing, Grid Computing, collaboration and visualization tools in scientific research. Dan was previously the manager of eScience Program in Microsoft Research where he started Microsoft’s engagements in eScience including the MSR eScience workshop. Before joining Microsoft in 1992, Dan was a senior software engineer with Digital Equipment Corporation working on OSF/1 and embedded network devices. Dan is a graduate of Northeastern University in Electrical Engineering.