IBM computer scientists have been at the forefront of scientific and technological innovation across a broad range of research areas. They have made pioneering contributions in artificial intelligence, high-speed processor design, computer architecture, natural language processing, programming languages, optimizing compilers, operating systems, storage systems, computer-supported cooperative work, databases, speech recognition, integer programming, and service-oriented architectures, to name a few.
Stefan Harrer, IBM Research - Australia, will deliver a keynote address at the SPIE Microtechnologies 2015 Conference in Barcelona, Spain (4–6 May 2015). The title of his talk will be "AND THE NEXT BIG THING IS...THE FUTURE OF PERSONALIZED MEDICINE". Stefan is currently the Lead of BioNanotechnology, Research for IBM Research - Australia, Science Technical Assistant to the Lab Director, and also an Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne.