Three CIS faculty members are invited speakers at this year’s Microsoft Research Faculty Summit to be held July 17-18 in Redmond, Washington. Carla Gomes (CS), Cristian Danescu-Niculescu-Mizil (IS) and Solon Boracas (IS) will be speaking on Artificial Intelligence research. The Summit will bring together thought leaders from a broad range of disciplines to highlight some key challenges posed by artificial intelligence and identify next generation solutions.