Stephen Emmott

Stephen Emmott is Head of Microsoft’s Computational Science Research, leading an international, multi-disciplinary research effort focused on accelerating fundamental advances in science in areas of societal importance, but where current scientific approaches continue to pose barriers to such advances. A neuroscientist, Emmott’s scientific career spans research positions at The Centre for Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Stirling; AT&T Bell Laboratories; chief scientist of NCR’s advanced research; and University College London. He is also Professor of Computational Science at Oxford University. He is the author of Ten Billion (Penguin, 2013).