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“Intel Spreads Its University Research Bets”

The New York Times reports on Intel’s transition from three university-affiliated “lablets” to a larger number of university-based Intel Science and Technology Centers.

“The company said this week that it would pour $100 million over the next five years into projects at universities.  Each of the projects will involve a few Intel researchers, typically four, with far-flung teams of researchers from several universities …

“‘This assembling of multi-university dream teams to work on big computer science problems is unusual for industry,’ said Edward Lazowska, a professor at the University of Washington.”

Read the New York Times article here.

January 28, 2011